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You, Your Quingo and the Highway Code

It’s great to have the freedom and access a Quingo gives you over the winter months.

On the blog this week we wanted give you a refresher on the Highway Code for scooter users, so you can ride around this winter with maximum confidence!

The Highway Code offers essential guidance for your safety and the safety of others, and we will discuss the easy things to remember when out and about.

Using Pavements

A class 2 scooter that is restricted to 4mph, or a class 3 scooter that has been switched to the limited 4mph setting can both be used on pavements.

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Quingo in Winter

It is great to have the freedom and access a Quingo gives you over the winter months.

In order to keep your Quingo in tip-top shape there are some simple maintenance checks you can regularly undertake, these are to ensure safety and optimal performance of your scooter. As the winter fast approaches it is even more important that a few more checks are carried out more regularly.

There is nothing better than wrapping up warm and going for a ride on your mobility scooter in the crisp, clean winter air!

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Preparing for the Darker Evenings

Your Quingo can be a vital lifeline during the cold winter months but you do need to take a few precautions when using any vehicle at this time of year.

Following the end of British Summer Time and the clocks going back, the team here wanted to share some advice about keeping safe now the evenings are darker when out and about on your scooter.

One of the major considerations when out and about in the winter is low visibility. When the sun goes down at 3:30pm there’s precious little daylight, but there are a number of simple precautions you can take to make sure that you are safe and sound.

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Seat Belts for Mobility Scooters

Hello and welcome back to the Quingo scooter users blog. In this blogpost the Quingo team want to share some safety information about seat belts and mobility scooters. We’ll also discuss the law surrounding seat belts and we’ll look at when’s best to use your seat belt while on your Quingo scooter.

Clunk, click

The only time you’re required by law to wear a seat belt while on a mobility scooter is when you’re taking it on the road.

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Navigating a dropped kerb on your Quingo

If you’ve been keeping up to date with our blog, you’ll be aware that the Quingo team recently talked to Jackie of the Red Wheelies about the group’s retirement. When we asked her what she would like to see us write about on the blogs, Jackie said she’d be very keen to see a guide to dropped kerbs. Well Jackie, this one’s for you!

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