9 Essential Accessories for Mobility Vehicles
Mobility scooters provide freedom and independence to older people or those with disabilities. If you find that you spend a lot of time on your device, you may be thinking of buying accessories to improve comfort.
In our previous post about the most comfortable models, we highlighted elements such as seat comfort and portability which make handicap units really comfortable to use and operate.
Mobility Vehicle Accessories
If you are looking for more accessories, here are some essential accessories to consider.
As you’re riding around on your device, you’ve probably become thirsty. A cup holder will keep you fully hydrated. The best cup holders can hold many different size cups, so you won’t have to worry about not being able to carry your cup anywhere.
Did you know there are backpacks that attach to your device? Yes! The benefit of these special backpacks is that they don’t slide off like other ones. It attaches securely to the unit and then everything you put into it is secure as well. If you do need to take it off, you can easily do so.
You don’t need to use a backpack. You can use a basket! A basket is easier to use if you need to access something while on your device. All you have to do is reach and grab what you need, instead of unzipping, feeling around and then pull whatever you need out.
A flag is a safety measure for you. You may think you don’t need it, but you really should consider getting one. With a flag on your unit, people will be able to see you better and that means they won’t hurt you.
Don’t keep putting your cell phone into your pocket and then struggle to take it out. With a cell phone holder, you can have it placed right in front of you. Not only is it easily accessible, but you can also see it when you are using GPS. Having a cell phone holder is safer too because when it rings, you don’t have to dig to get your phone out. You can simply stop the device, remove it from the holder, and use it.
A sunshade for your vehicle is great when you’re outside in the sun. It will keep you cool and protect you from the UV rays. Sunshades come in many different styles and sizes to match the look you’re seeking.
For those of you who use a walker in addition to your mobility vehicle, you want to get a walker holder. That way when you need to use it, you can just stop your scooter, take out the walker, and use it. This is a very convenient accessory for a mobility unit.
A cane holder is another great accessory for a scooter. You can place the cane on the back, which makes it easily accessible when you’re ready to take a break from your unit.
Oxygen tanks should not keep you from being free and independent. Get the oxygen tank holder for it and get on your way. Whenever you need it, you can remove it easily from the holder. This is one accessory that anyone who uses oxygen should make a priority to purchase.
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There are so many more accessories for your mobility unit. Click here to see all of them. If you have any questions about any of the accessories, consider contacting our mobility experts at 1-800-674-8395.