Scooters For The Disabled- A Great Help


Undoubtedly, the life of the disabled people is miserable as they are not able to stand or work like others. Many people think that they would never become disabled in their lives but the destiny is not in their hands. So, what if you have become disabled and miserable in your life? Would you stop living? No. There are numerous disability aids such as disability scooters that you could easily opt for. These scooters are the best option for the disabled and the elderly people who wish to regain some independence.

With disability, a simple tour or holiday or a shopping hangout could be quite stressful but with mobile scooters you have the pleasure to go around the shops without any strain. One should also go for a suitable disability scooter for themselves. This suitability depends upon various factors like:

* The user's weight.
*  Large scooters are not recommended for use on a regular basis due to their weight.
* Other factors include maximum distance on a single charge and the requirement of using scooter on public roads.

Also, some provide the provision of insuring your disability scooter against theft and damage. Each company has their own charges for that. Various types of disability scooters are available. Out of which you can select your type depending upon your choice and suitability. Some of the types are:

* Three wheeled mobility scooter- These scooters are generally maneuverable in nature. People operating in compact spaces should go for these types of scooters. The turning radii of these scooters is very high allowing the user making turns which most 4 wheeled scooters can't.
* Four wheeled mobility scooters- These are designed to have more stability and maneuverability. But these are not suitable for tight quarters. These are very suitable for outdoor use.
* Folding mobility scooters- These are designed for the users who are fond of traveling as these can be taken along on vacations. Various other scooters which can be folded require lift device to travel with.

There are various components present in disability scooters. These are:

* Base unit- Base unit is referred to as the scooter's body consisting of steel or composite frame. Also, fiberglass or a composite floor to support the batteries and the feet is present. The base finds out the comfort and rider's safety.

* Power system and other important components- Drive train is an important base unit's part providing any wheel drive for the scooter. Most scooters have electronic or electro-mechanical dynamic, regenerative braking system.

* Batteries- most scooters use 12- or 24- volt motors with one or two 12- volt batteries to power the drive trains and controls.

Other components include wheels and tire, seating, and tiller. So, when buying the mobility scooter you should have a thorough look at all the components of the scooter to see that they are properly working.