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Mobility scooters, as a form of short distance transportation and
assistance to those who have difficulty walking, have grown in popularity
in recent years. This is in large part due to the reduction in prices by
many major manufacturers and distributors of mobility scooters in the UK
and worldwide. The increased interest is also the result of the mobility
scooter itself being a more flexible and viable alternative option to a
motorized wheel chair, manual chair or walker.

Even with its less cumbersome appearance and shape, a mobility scooter
does accommodate the needs of many people who may previously had thought
a wheelchair was their only option. A mobility scooter is much less
expensive than a motorized wheelchair and has a more visually appealing
design. However, the rider must have adequate upper body strength and
dexterity to operate and manage the movement of the scooter. The movement
of a mobility scooter is managed with hand operated controls which are
located on the steering column and the steering wheel. If the rider is
able to walk a few steps and has sufficient upper body physical
abilities, a mobility scooter might just be a welcome solution to
overcoming some physical limitations.

A few of the well respected manufacturers of mobility scooters that have
distribution centers in the U.K. as well as other areas include
Shoprider, Pride and Electric Mobility. All three of these manufacturers
offer 3 and 4 wheel models with various features to accommodate different
needs including lightweight, midrange and large models. The larger models
can go up to 8mph, as opposed to the midrange models which top out at 4
mph.

Some of the accessories that are available for use with a mobility
scooter include baskets designed to attach to either the front or the
rear of the scooter, crutch holders and crutch holder and walking stick
bags and canopies. A canopy is especially useful outdoors and provides
shade from the hot sun as well as shelter from rain and wind. Another
accessory to consider would be a ramp. Ramps allow for a smooth
transition from one surface area to another of a different height easy
and are available in many sizes. There are even ramps that fold up to
coyly imitate the appearance of a briefcase complete with user friendly
fasteners and carry handle.

Mobility scooters range in price from £700 to over £3000. The higher
priced models typically include two onboard batteries to provide power to
a more powerful motor and are built to accommodate more weight. They may
also include convenient accessory features such as baskets, crutch or
walking stick holders and cup holders.

London Mobility is a family owned business in the U.K. that distributes a
variety of mobility scooters. They are committed to providing those who
are less physically able the opportunity to own a high quality mobility
scooter at an affordable price. London Mobility also offers reliable pre
and post sale customer service and maintenance, as well as free delivery
to anywhere within the U.K. mainland.