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Mobility Scooter Safety Training

Parkgate Mobility is working together with the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership to produce mobility scooter safety training courses for mobility scooter users in South Yorkshire.

The Aim of the Course

  • To explain the lawful requirements and responsibilities of mobility scooter users
  • To raise road safety awareness of mobility scooter users
  • To provide manoeuvrability skills to mobility scooter users

Learning Outcomes

  • To have a better understanding of how the law affects mobility scooter users
  • To have a better understanding of road safety
  • To recognise your own strengths and weaknesses in relation to how you interact with other members of the public
  • To become more skilled in manoeuvring mobility scooters

Course Content

  • Short outline session – watch and listen
  • The law explained – interactive discussion
  • Overview and questions – offer questions
  • Manoeuvring course briefing – interactive discussion
  • Practical session – Practical application of manoeuvring skills
  • Course closure – questions

Course Information

  • The course will run for approximately 2 hours
  • The course is completely FREE
  • Booking in advance is required
  • The course can be held at the indoor Lifewise Centre at Hellaby, Rotherham or subject to suitability at a venue in your community

For further details or to book your free place contact South Yorkshire Police on telephone 01709 832455 alternatively e-mail scooter.safe@southyorks.pnn.police.uk

Scooter Safe ….. making you safer

By | 2013-07-24T10:53:14+00:00 October 5th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Mobility Scooter Safety Training

About the Author:

Parkgate Mobility is a Motability accredited mobility dealer based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. We are specialists in mobility scooters, stairlifts, rise and recline furniture, wheelchairs and powerchairs.
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