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Old Nov 2nd 2011, 12:59 pm
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I will be getting my wife a Mobility Scooter and having it sent to Spain, my question is, it will be for use on roads and pavements. the road between Chiclana and Pago Del Humo,where we live, there are no pavement on this road. So what is the highway code for a mobility scooters in Spain, to drive on this type road? Any help would be grateful
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Old Nov 2nd 2011, 1:26 pm
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AFIK there is no legislation, but I would be careful. How busy is this road and do you feel it safe to use a mobility scooter on this road?

Most drivers will give her room, just as they would for a pedestrian and cyclist. If there are blind coners it may not be so easy for her to take avoiding action.
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Lots of them appearing in the Alicante region these days and lots of local shops selling them new and secondhand. Some people are using them (in my opinion) very dangerously giving motorists very little chance of seeing them.
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Per Google maps Chiclana to Pago del Humo is 9.8Km are you crazy?
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Per Google maps Chiclana to Pago del Humo is 9.8Km are you crazy?
We are only 5 ks from Chiclana City Centre
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5Km is long way on a motability scooter
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Hi, one little tip, buy a fluorescent jacket and drape it over the back of the seat, it makes you that bit more visible.
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5Km is long way on a motability scooter
At least an hour!

How long do the batteries last?
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At least an hour!

How long do the batteries last?
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Batteries will last for 25 miles
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5Km is long way on a motability scooter
It Takes me 35mins if I walk it
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I will be getting my wife a Mobility Scooter and having it sent to Spain, my question is, it will be for use on roads and pavements. the road between Chiclana and Pago Del Humo,where we live, there are no pavement on this road. So what is the highway code for a mobility scooters in Spain, to drive on this type road? Any help would be grateful
There are plenty of places in Spain to buy them, might well be cheaper then bringing from the UK.
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There are plenty of places in Spain to buy them, might well be cheaper then bringing from the UK.
not to mention easier to get repaired & serviced
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Originally Posted by mikelincs View Post
There are plenty of places in Spain to buy them, might well be cheaper then bringing from the UK.
I got One electric wheelchair and one Scooter with covers for both and all transport costs to Spain for under 3 grand.
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I got One electric wheelchair and one Scooter with covers for both and all transport costs to Spain for under 3 grand.
Cough !!!
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It Takes me 35mins if I walk it
Six miles per hour is a pretty good walking pace, is it all downhill
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