Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?

In the real world, water is a fact of life. Weather is unpredictable and cannot be controlled. You can be out with your power chair and suddenly, a rain or snow shower hits! Plus, even after a storm is over, there may be large puddles or piles of snow in the roads or on theContinue reading “Can Electric Wheelchairs Get Wet?”

How to Clean Your Mobility Scooter

Electric scooters are sophisticated pieces of equipment. In order to ensure that your mobility scooter gives you trouble-free performance, it requires routine maintenance checks. While you can perform some of these checks yourself, you may need to schedule some inspections and maintenance checks with your provider. Use a damp cloth to clean the plastic andContinue reading “How to Clean Your Mobility Scooter”

Can My Mobility Scooter Get Wet?

You’re out shopping and enjoying the weather on a nice day but suddenly the clouds roll in, raining on your parade. No matter how often you check the weather, it is still both unpredictable and uncontrollable. Sometimes you can’t cancel or reschedule your plans for the day. While planning can be helpful, it won’t alwaysContinue reading “Can My Mobility Scooter Get Wet?”

How to Charge Your Electric Wheelchair Batteries

As a power wheelchair user, it’s important to understand how to achieve maximum performance with your motorized wheelchair. Your Jazzy® power wheelchair uses two long-lasting, 12-volt, deep-cycle batteries, which are sealed and maintenance free. Because the batteries are sealed, there is no need to check the electrolyte (fluid) level. Deep-cycle motorized wheelchair batteries are designedContinue reading “How to Charge Your Electric Wheelchair Batteries”

Can Electric Wheelchairs Go on Buses?

Many wheelchair users today rely on public transportation to get around. As required by the Department of Transportation regulations that enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), public transit systems must provide reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities and their assistive mobility devices. An electric wheelchair is considered an assistive device protected byContinue reading “Can Electric Wheelchairs Go on Buses?”