5 Must-Have Mobility Scooter Accessories
24 Apr 2019
If you use a mobility scooter chances are it accompanies you everywhere, and while using it as standard is fine, it’s always nice to have mobility scooter features that are going to make your life that little bit easier. So, at Blue Badge Mobility we have put together our top five mobility scooter accessories that we would recommend you pick up for your mobility scooter.
Our Top 5 Recommended Mobility Scooter Accessories
- Mobility Scooter Storage bag
- Mobility Scooter Seat Cover
- USB adaptor/charger
- Walking stick bag or holder
- Mobility Scooter Lights
1. Mobility Scooter Storage Bag
If you haven’t already, get yourself some form of storage bag that is specially designed for your mobility scooter. Mobility Scooter bags are handy to keep all your essentials together in one place and is an additional space for your shopping or a water bottle.
If your Mobility Scooter storage bag is specially designed for use with your mobility scooter or wheelchair it will be easily removable and should be light for your convenience. Most of the mobility scooter bags available can be attached to the back of your vehicle and have a separate handle for carrying separately if needed. You can also pick up saddlebags that sit over the seat to balance your luggage comfortably.
2. Mobility Scooter Seat Cover
It goes without saying that the weather in the UK is unpredictable and can often jump between extremes. One thing we are famed for is the amount of rain that can fall throughout the year, and most of us end up caught out in it.
With this in mind, one of the most popular mobility scooter accessories includes a fully waterproof mobility scooter storage cover for your mobility scooter. Waterproof covers are important for when you need to leave your scooter outside, exposed to the elements. Choose a mobility scooter cover that will fit correctly over the chair and will fold away neatly and easily for your own convenience.
3. USB Adaptor and Charger
Leaning towards the techy side now with a USB adaptor and charger that will fit into your mobility scooter. You can have the peace of mind that you will be able to charge your phone, tablet or kindle on the go with this handy little device as it is small enough to fit into a pocket or little bag, this is definitely a must-have for those who like to stay connected.
4. Walking Stick Bag or Holder
There are lots of different variations of this product on the market, but they all unite in purpose, to safely hold walking sticks and crutches whilst the mobility scooter is being used. You want something that will be easy to manoeuvre and will keep them securely locked in whilst you are moving. Ideally, something that goes on the back so there are no distractions or risk of them getting in the way. Walking stick bags or holders are very practical and ensures that your valuable items won’t get lost.
5. Mobility Scooter Lights
There is a wide range of lights that can be easily clipped to your mobility scooter. By having a set of these handy, you can ensure safety on trips out at night or when the weather is gloomy. Lights ensure you can both see and be seen by other pedestrians or vehicle drivers no matter what the time of day. Most mobility scooter lights are battery-operated and have a rubber clip so they can be clipped to various parts of your scooter for 360-degree visibility.
You can pick up many of these mobility scooter accessories at mobility shops, from online retailers or from your local supermarket. Whilst not compulsory, one of the best accessories for your mobility scooter is insurance for peace of mind. Here are 6 reasons why you should have Mobility Scooter Insurance and if you’d like more information on our insurance policy options, get in touch with our friendly team of experts.