Research and analysis

A study on mobility scooters

Studies trends in the market, profiles of mobility scooter users and a consultation on class 3 scooters.

Documents

Mobility scooters: a market study

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Mobility scooters: a market study (MS Word version)

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Details

This research report was carried out by the Research Institute for Consumer Affairs (RICA) on behalf of the Department for Transport. It will inform future transport policies that address the needs of disabled and older people with mobility impairments.

This study reports on 3 specific aspects of the mobility scooter market:

  • mobility scooter market trends
  • profile of mobility scooter users
  • consultation on class 3 mobility scooters

Current information about registering, driving and insuring mobility scooters is available at Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs: the rules.

Published 13 October 2014