Category: Mobility Scooters

Powered and Electric Wheelchair Insurance

Under current legislation there is no legal requirement to insure powered or electric wheelchairs, however doing so can give wheelchair users peace of mind in event of an accident or if the wheelchair is lost, damaged or stolen. Insurance can also cover personal liability in the event of an accident, as the wheelchair user may […]

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What’s about in the way of off-road powerchairs

Electric wheelchairs were first developed by Canadian inventor, George Klein, to assist injured veterans during the Second World War. They have come a long way since then and technology has improved so much in recent years that those confined to wheelchairs have found their horizons expanding – so they can now venture off road in […]

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Accessories for your wheelchair

Wheelchair accessories Tailoring your wheelchair to your particular needs can help make life easier, more comfortable or simply more fun!  From shopping bags and walking stick holders, to extra propulsion and custom hub caps, there is a wide range of accessories on the market. Chartwell Insurance, a completely independent insurance broker that offers a specialist, […]

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How to be safe on your mobility scooter

Every year, hundreds of new mobility scooterists take to the roads for the first time. And, while they’re fairly straightforward machines to control, there are still some things that first-time users need to know. Here, Chartwell Insurance – the specialist mobility scooter broker – provides the essential guide to mobility scooter safety. The first thing […]

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The low down on Mobility Scooters

Recently there has been a proliferation of mobility scooters on the roads and pavements around the UK, even Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have been spotted getting a slice of the action in their mobility scooter town centre race. However you don’t have to go to those lengths to choose the […]

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