Mobility Scooter News, Advice & Articles

Payment options, what's best for you?

Purchasing a new mobility aid can be daunting with so many options and considerations.

Searching for super lightweight mobility scooters

Here at Lightweight Scooters, we understand the importance of finding a scooter that offers both quality and comfort without sacrificing convenience.

What to do when something breaks and is in need of repair?

We can identify the part required and fix most issues, to get your mobility scooter back up and running.

Mobility Shopping: Online vs In-Store

Why online shopping is not safe or satisfying for mobility products.

The benefits of the i3 lightweight mobility scooter

A compact, lightweight, and portable mobility scooter that is designed for people who need assistance with mobility.

What to consider when buying a mobility scooter

If you are considering buying a mobility scooter for the first time, you might be wondering how the process works and how to choose the right product.

Mobility Scooters aren't just for Christmas - Reasons someone might buy one this January

It may be an overused phrase, but it's true. A mobility scooter is not just for Christmas. It's an investment in your future that will serve you year-round, and there are many reasons to get one.

Where can you drive your mobility scooter?

If you have trouble walking or getting around a mobility scooter can transform your day-to-day life, but one of the most common questions customers ask is, where can they legally drive their mobility scooter?

Why is a mobility scooter best for me?

If you have physical limitations, mobility scooters are a great choice as you have the ability to move around independently without having to rely on someone to push you around, or try to manoeuvre a conventional wheelchair.

Will rain affect my mobility scooter?

Many owners of mobility scooters often wonder how rain will affect their product and whether they can use their scooter when it's raining outside.

Best car boot mobility scooters of 2023

What are the 3 best boot scooters available today? Here we've chosen the most popular models in our Waterlooville showroom.

Eligible for VAT Relief on lightweight mobility scooter

VAT Relief is for chronically sick or disabled people. They can buy eligible items at 0% rather than 20% VAT - thus saving them a significant amount of money.

4 Health Benefits of Enjoying the Great Outdoors with Limited Mobility

We explore the benefits that spending time outside can have on your health. It can help the immune system fight illness, fight stress and depression and also improve sleep.

A Highway Code for Mobility Scooter Users

It's common knowledge that there is a highway code for motor vehicles - but did you know there is one for mobility scooters too?

Taking your Lightweight Mobility Scooter on an Aeroplane

Having a mobility scooter that is lightweight and portable can help to make your journey through the airport and onto the plane as easy as possible.

Lightweight Mobility Scooters: Why Invest in One?

Thinking of buying a lightweight mobility scooter? They are an excellent choice when travelling, out and about or for everyday use.

Which Battery Should I Use for My Lightweight Mobility Scooter?

Looking for a lightweight mobility scooter? We've put together this handy guide highlighting the 4 main battery types for mobility scooters.

Feature: The SupaScoota Spartan

The Spartan mobility scooters unique selling point is that it is a folding lightweight scooter that can carry a user weight of up to 32 stone.

What does a home demonstration involve?

Mobility scooters near me - An overview of what you can expect from a home demonstration.

The Di Blasi R30 Folding Mobility Scooter

The Di Blasi R30 is a lightweight and compact automatic fold up mobility scooter which will fold and unfold in a matter of seconds.

The Lightest Mobility Scooters

Here we talk about the lightest mobility scooters on the market including light, ultra light, and folding options. Learn which one ticks your boxes today!

SupaScoota SupaLite 4

Introducing the new SupaLite 4. This mobility scooter has all the fantastic features associated with the SupaScoota Range, but the 4 wheels will give you extra stability.

Lightweight Scooters | Coronavirus Commitment

Lightweight Scooters will strive to continue to operate at full strength during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

i3 Power Lifter - help when lifting your mobility scooter

Save time with the compact i3 Power Lifter, weighing only 11 kg it will lift your i3 mobility scooter in and out of your car boot, motorhome, or caravan with ease.

Class 2 Mobility Scooters: A Beginner's Guide

What is a Class 2 mobility scooter, and details of some of the best mobility scooters on the market.

The i3 Mobility Scooter hits Disneyland Paris

A case study identifying how well the i3 mobility scooter worked for one our customers when she went to Disneyland, Paris.

Car Boot Mobility Scooters | Lightweight Scooters

Browse our range of Car Boot Scooters. We've carefully selected the very best lightweight scooters in the UK.

Ultra lightweight folding mobility scooter UK

This article talks about how useful a folding mobility scooter would be for your lifestyle. We provide you with the main benefits and explore the best on the market today.

i3 Lightweight Folding Mobility Scooter

Continue leading an active lifestyle with the i3 Folding Mobility Scooter. Pop into our showrooms or arrange a home demonstration today.

6 Reasons to Buy a Portable Mobility Scooter

If you're in the market for a portable mobility scooter it can often become very confusing. They are often known as lightweight scooters, boot scooters, and folding mobility scooters.

The Main Benefit of Owning a Portable Mobility Scooter

Ever wondered what the main benefits are of owning a portable mobility scooter? In this article, we outline a few of the ways it could make your life easier.

5 Top Mobility Scooter Accessories for the Autumn

The beautiful colours of Autumn are a perfect excuse to get out and about on your lightweight mobility scooter.

The New Di Blasi Car Hoist

Just when you thought they had done it all, they've brought out the Di Blasi R30 Car Hoist. The hoist isn't exactly a space saver, as such, but is extremely practical.

Public Transport and Your Travel Scooter

A lightweight scooter is perfect to take on public transport, allowing you to travel that bit further. Find out what options are available here.

What is the Lightest Mobility Scooter in the UK?

Lightweight scooters take up less space than the larger variety, and they can be used with other modes of transport such as cars, planes, cruise ships and trains.

What's the difference between a Class 2 and Class 3 mobility scooter?

We're often asked the question what is the difference between a Class 2 and Class 3 mobility scooter?

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

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i3 Mobility Scooter Accessories

Enhance your i3 mobility scooter experience with our range of accessories.

Lightweight mobility scooter accessories

Enhance your mobility scooter experience with our range of accessories, including ramps, bags and rain covers.

SupaScoota Accessories

Enhance your SupaScoota with our range of accessories.

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Which battery type do I need?

What battery can I use for my lightweight mobility scooter? Which battery is best?

Thinking of flying?

Taking your lightweight mobility scooter on an aeroplane. Thinking of flying?

The Mobility Highway-Code

Do we need a Highway Code for mobility scooter users? Mobility Highway Code

Mobility Scooters Near Me – we come to you

What does a home demonstration involve? Home Demonstrations