I read the other day that independence is a right, not a privilege. I couldn't help myself making the connection with another famous catchphrase in the history: "liberte, egalite, fraternite" - freedom, fairness, brotherhood.
But independence goes beyond these concepts; it is also true for people physically impaired or those using a rollator or a mobility scooter.
The wheelchair was a revolutionary asset at its time. Today, we welcome scientific and technologic advancements and bring thanks to them every day, not only on Thanksgiving Day.
Owing to progress, people in need, their families and friends can benefit form a wider range of mobility devices, from mobility scooter and rollators, to portable ramps and scooter lifts. All these products and many others are dedicated to people with a delicate medical condition, that might have left them handicapped in a certain degree, bur should definitely not leave immobile.
For those who find it difficult to go out and shop, the answer is to be found by means of the internet. There are thousands of websites specialized in selling mobility devices, Scooteville.net being the leading store on the web for mobility equipments.
The main purpose of the mobility devices such as mobility scooters and rollators is to provide a greater residential and commercial accessibility. Wheeled walkers, also called rollators, are very affordable and dedicated to people who can still walk, but need a little help with their balance. Rollators are functional for both indoor and outdoor purposes. You can choose from three-wheeled and four-wheeled rollators, the model that is more adequate for your condition.
Inside the house, the rollator can be used at different light activities, from going to the window to see why the dog is barking, answering the phone or the main entrance door when the bell rings, to going into the kitchen to warm up your supper.
Outside the house, rollators are dedicated to short distance walks, enough to enjoy a fresh breath of air or to say hello to your neighbors. Moreover, standard models of rollators are equipped with a wire basket, perfect for carrying little things, such as a purse, a jacket or a small shopping bag.
Whenever you got tired, you can stop and rest for a while, as the rollator also serves as a seat for the one using it, after blocking the wheels.
If want to go on longer trips, the perfect solution is a mobility scooter. No mo tired arms from pushing yourself and no more addictive to someone else's presence in order to push you. You can leave when you want and go wherever you want and stay there for as long as you like. Just don't forget to charge the batteries on your mobility scooter! Most of the mobility devices suppliers, such as Scooteville.net, send this kind of products free of transportation tax and fully equipped, including free batteries, user instructions and service contracts.
There are many models of three-wheeled and four-wheeled mobility scooters you can choose from, depending on your taste and financial status. But regardless of the model, you should know that most of the mobility scooters have a 250 to 300 lb weigh capacity, a drive range of up to 15 miles and off-board or on-board battery charger. Some of the models have optional accessories, such as headlights or a basket for carrying different things, while others can be quickly and easily disassembled.
Mobility scooters are motorized vehicles operating on an electric engine. Different states and cities have different rules and regulations regarding these low-power motor vehicles. Only some of the mobility scooter models are properly equipped for operating on the streets or roadways. And what's more, proper safety equipment (or at least a safety hat) must be worn all the time, in every traffic area.