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Electric Mobility Scooter

What Is An Electric Mobility Scooter?

Electric mobility scooters are the new generation of mobility scooters, they run on electricity making them environmentally friendly, and also friendly to your pocket, as they are not costly to run.  They come in sleek modern designs, and are all designed with the driver in mind so they are sturdy and comfortable but also easy to fold and take with you.   Models of electric mobility scooters differ so it is easy for riders to choose a model that matches their personal needs, such as the right size for their body, three or four wheeler depending on the terrain where they will be riding, light and portable for those who need to travel. All models have different features, such as storage space for the rider’s convenience.

Electric mobility scooters are perfect for people who have mobility problems, but do not need to be in a wheel chair and still need to get around, and also for those who can no longer drive a car (although, if you are unable to drive a car due to sight or perceptual awareness difficulties, you should not ride a mobility scooter).

Should I Get An Electric Mobility Scooter?

If you’re finding it difficult to walk but you still want to keep up with everyone else and not be left behind, you should consider getting a mobility scooter.  Many people with walking difficulties have made this choice and all enjoy being independent again. Olympus Mobility Scooters offers a range of different mobility scooters, all suited to the diverse needs of different riders

Pros And Cons

So, should you get an electric mobility scooter?

Mobility scooters are really helpful when you need to get around and you don’t want to have to rely on others to give you a lift. Today electric mobility scooters look really stylish, and this alone can make some of us want to own them, but there are a few other things to consider too.


  • An electric mobility scooter will give you your independence if you are unable to walk.
  • Riders do not need a driver’s license – electric mobility scooters are very simple to operate.
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Easy to fold and transport
  • Easy storage – some models can be dismantled or folded and do not take up much space
  • Affordability – electric mobility scooters are more affordable than electric wheelchairs


  • Risk of running out of battery juice – the rider has to make sure that the scooter is fully charged every day.
  • Safety – riding on the sidewalk may be dangerous, the rider has to take extra care, especially because electric mobility scooters are silent.
  • Home use – most models are not designed to be used in the home
  • Exercise – riders who are able to walk might stop walking for exercise because it is easier to ride.


Still Not Sure?

Olympus Mobility Scooters consultants are happy to help you with any further questions and to show you our range of electric mobility scooters, so you can see which scooter is the best fit for you.


(510) 403-9917

or info@olympusmobilityscooters.com