Guidance

Using mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs on the road

The requirements for people who use mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs to get around.

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Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs on the road: some guidance for users

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Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs on the road: some guidance for users

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This guidance is for anyone using or thinking of using a mobility scooter or powered wheelchair.

It includes information about:

  • where you can use your mobility vehicle
  • taking mobility vehicles on public transport
  • insuring and registering mobility vehicles
  • legal requirements
Published 1 November 2012
Last updated 10 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Mobility scooters and wheelchairs guidance updated.
  2. First published.