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                   Elderly people, and those who 
                   have progressive condit...
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                       Mr. Alan Thieme of Bridgeport, 
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www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com

                      The basic components of even the 
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                       The most popular electric 
                       The most popular elec...
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                     The steering column is known as the 
                     The steering co...
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                        Rear wheel drive mobility 
                        scooters may be us...
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                        As scooters typically provide 
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                     Mobility scooters will not be demanding 
                     to operate a...
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Mobility Scooters Ease Transportation Worries For The Disabled

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Elderly people, and those who have progressive conditions that challenge their ability to walk, appreciate and benefit from the assistance and convenience of a handicap scooter. Original article can be found at http://ezinearticles.com/?Medical-Mobility-Scooters-Relieve-Transportation-Woes-For-the-Physically-Impaired&id=3660885

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Mobility Scooters Ease Transportation Worries For The Disabled

  1. 1. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com Mobility Scooters Alleviate  Transportation Woes for the   Transportation Woes for the Mobility Challenged Image source: wikipedia.org Mobility scooters provide power  wheelchair style options and features  which make mobility scooters an  outstanding means of transportation  for those who have sufficient arm  for those who have sufficient arm strength and upper body balance but  require some assistance.  www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  2. 2. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com Elderly people, and those who  have progressive conditions that  have progressive conditions that challenge their ability to walk,  appreciate and benefit from the  assistance and convenience of a  handicap scooter. Users of the  mobility scooter can normally get  y yg around to some degree, however,  they have increased difficulty over  long distances or going up slopes. long distances or going up slopes www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  3. 3. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com Mr. Alan Thieme of Bridgeport,  Mr Alan Thieme of Bridgeport Michigan, built the first mobility  scooter  in 1968.  He designed  this front wheel drive scooter to  help out a family member with  multiple sclerosis reclaim some  multiple sclerosis reclaim some of their independent mobility. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  4. 4. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com The basic components of even the  h b f h most recent mobility scooters are  j just two rear wheels plus a seat  p above them, a flat area upon which  to put the feet that also supports  the seat and battery, and  the seat and battery and handlebars or tiller to steer one or  two front wheels. There are some  gasoline powered mobility scooters  li d bili in the market, though the greatest  number of those produced are  electric. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  5. 5. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com The most popular electric  The most popular electric mobility scooters operate with  one or two batteries onboard. If a  rider desires greater power to  overcome slopes as well as steep  hills, you will be better equipped  ,y q pp with two batteries that will  dispense more energy than one.  The batteries may be charged  The batteries may be charged with a standard charger which  joins to a normal electrical outlet. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  6. 6. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com The steering column is known as the  The steering column is known as the tiller. The tiller controls forward,  reverse and speed through a thumb  paddle, finger controls or a switch.   Scooters are obtainable with front  wheel drive or rear wheel drive.  Most commonly, front wheel drive  mobility scooters will support an  individual up to 250 lbs in weight,  individual up to 250 lbs in weight and are more handy when indoors  because of their smaller size. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  7. 7. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com Rear wheel drive mobility  scooters may be used both  scooters may be used both outdoors and indoors and are  able to support a load of up to  350 lbs.  Also there are rear  350 lb Al th wheel drive heavy duty mobility  scooters, that can support  individuals up to 500 lbs. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  8. 8. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com As scooters typically provide  yp yp automatic braking, coasting is not  an alternative. You have got to  make use of the finger, thumb or  make use of the finger thumb or switch style controls to be in  control of all movement.  You will  want to depress and release the  d d l h controls smoothly to gradually  increase and decrease speed.  p Also there is typically a control  that will let you set the maximum  speed motor scooter as well. speed motor scooter as well www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  9. 9. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com Mobility scooters will not be demanding  to operate and control as long as you  have enough upper body strength and  coordination and the scooters can be  taken apart fairly easily making them  convenient to load into the trunk of an  automobile for a jaunt with friends and  family. Everyone with systemic or  y y y disabling physical conditions that can  stand and walk a few steps, control the  steering tiller and sit upright without  g p g torso support will be pleased about the  assistance of a mobility scooter and the  sense of independence it can provide. sense of independence it can provide. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/
  10. 10. www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com For More Information Visit www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/ www.The‐Scooter‐Center.com/mobility‐scooters/

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