There are two kind of mobility scooters, the ones you use for every distance you would normally travel by foot or bicycle and the ones you take with you when you go somewhere by car and need to be mobile at your destination. The walking frame tray last ones are called flip-style folding mobility scooters and they are a wonderful addition to the one you can use everyday.
Such a personal mobility scooter is really a godsend if you have problems with your mobility. When simple things, like going to the nearby mall or taking a small walk in your own neighborhood, have become difficult you will get the feeling you are locked up in your own home. With a mobility personal mobility scooter there is no reason to stay at home any more, it can give you back your freedom to go where you want. It is also suitable for an elderly couple when one of them is more mobile then the other. To keep an active life together a mobility personal mobility scooter is a great option.
But a normal mobility personal mobility scooter also has a downside. When you want to go a bit further after that your own neighborhood, for instance by car, then you also would like to be mobile when you arrive at your destination. You are so used to being independent that stumbling around or being pushed inside a wheelchair has become your worst nightmare. You would like to bring your mobility personal mobility scooter with you in the car, or otherwise you stay at home. A normal mobility personal mobility scooter will not fit in a normal car, so for this specific purpose there are flip-style folding mobility scooters available. This way you can stay independent and be mobile anywhere you like. Flip-style folding mobility scooters are easy to operate, they are safe and prevent you from getting separated.
Flip-style folding mobility scooters are perfect for outdoor and indoor use
Normal mobility scooters are often to big to use in the house, but because the flip-style folding mobility scooters are made to fit in a small storage space they are smaller and this means they are also a good option to use in the house to “walk” between rooms because this type is much better to control around indoor corners. It is folds up in to a very handy package and it does not take up much storage space if you live in a small space.
For outdoor use flip-style folding mobility scooters are perfect to take with you in a car, they are very easy to crease away in the shoe.
Flip-style folding mobility scooters are not practical for rugged surface.
All the advantages flip-style folding mobility scooters have: lightweight, small, flip-style folding, become disadvantages when you need to drive it on rugged surface or go for long mileage. This means you need to think carefully about the way you think you are going to use your mobility personal mobility scooter and make a proper choice accordingly. An even bigger model can’t be creased but will have more power, larger batteries and is able to withstand rugged surface and weather. They are also faster, larger and heavier so it might take you more time to get adjusted to it and you might need some more time to practice.
Great tip There are very cheap 3 wheel travel scooters available these are not sold under the term flip-style folding scooters but they have been easy to assemble and they will fit in a car. If you do some research it might be an option to buy both a heavy duty mobility personal mobility scooter and get one of the small cheap flip-style folding mobility scooters at the same time. This will give you the freedom of both mobile phone industry’s.