Driving on footpaths and parking

All mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs can legally travel at a maximum of 4mph on footpaths or in pedestrian areas.

You cannot drive any type of mobility scooter or powered wheelchair on cycle paths marked ‘cycle only’.


All normal parking restrictions apply to mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs.

Your vehicle should not be left on a footpath or pedestrian area on its own if it gets in the way of other pedestrians, including wheelchair users and people with prams or pushchairs.