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Find answers to your mobility scooter questions here!3 wheel mobility scooter: An electric scooter which is equipped with one front wheel and two rear wheels. 3 wheel scooters tend to be a bit less stable than 4 wheel scooters, but generally have lower turning radii and better maneuverability.

 

4 wheel mobility scooter: An electric scooter which is equipped with two front wheels and two rear wheels. 4 wheel scooters tend to be a bit more stable than 3 wheel scooters, but generally have higher turning radii and less maneuverability.

 

electric scooter: A 3-wheel or 4-wheel automotive device which runs on a rechargeable electric scooter battery.

 

electric scooter lift: A powered mechanical device for use on a vehicle or in and around the home that loads and unloads a mobility scooter. Scooter lifts either run off batteries or standard electrical current; vehicle lifts for scooters also sometimes wire directly into the automobile's electrical system.

 

foldable mobility scooter: A type of travel scooter which has hinged joints, allowing it to collapse for easy carry-along in an automobile.

 

Golden scooters: An electric scooter manufactured by Golden Technologies, an industry leader in assistive technology.

 

Golden Technologies: A industry-leading manufacturer of mobility aids, including scooters, electric wheelchairs, and liftchair recliners.

 

handicapped scooters: 3 wheel or 4 wheel automotive devices which are used by people with a diagnosed condition that inhibits mobility. See also "electric scooter" and "mobility scooter".

 

heavy duty scooter: A wheeled mobility device that is designed to carry loads weighing anywhere from 350 to 500 pounds. Heavy duty scooters tend to be large and bulky, and while not as maneuverable as travel scooter models, they usually handle rough terrain much better than their smaller counterparts.

 

light mobility scooter: This term is sometimes used to refer to travel scooters. It may also denote a scooter which is not built to accommodate large people or heavy cargo such as groceries or luggage. Customers seeking a scooter with enough power to transport heavy loads should consider buying a heavy duty scooter.

 

medical electric scooter: 3-wheel or 4-wheel automotive devices which run on battery power and are used by people with a diagnosed condition that inhibits mobility. See also "electric scooter" and "mobility scooter".

 

medical scooters: 3-wheel or 4-wheel automotive devices which are used by people with a diagnosed condition that inhibits mobility. See also "electric scooter" and "mobility scooter".

 

mobility scooter: A 3 wheel or 4 wheel automotive device which is used by people with mobility difficulties to facilitate travel and day-to-day activity.

 

portable mobility scooters: Lightweight scooters designed to collapse or disassemble easily. See also "travel scooters".

 

power scooter: See "electric scooter".

 

Pride Mobility: An industry-leading manufacturer of mobility devices, including electric scooters, electric wheelchairs, and reclining lift chairs.

 

Pride scooters: 3-wheeled or 4-wheeled automotive devices manufactured by Pride Mobility, an industry leader in assistive technology.

 

scooter lifts: See "electric scooter lift".

 

Shoprider Mobility: An innovative manufacturer of assistive aids such as power wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

 

Shoprider Mobility scooters: 3 wheeled or 4 wheeled automotive devices manufactured by Shoprider Mobility, an innovative maker of mobility devices.

 

travel mobility scooter: See "travel scooters".

 

travel scooters: Lightweight scooters that fold, collapse, or disassemble to facilitate transportation in a vehicle.

 

 

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