Rules for powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters...

23/01/13
Official Highway Code Tips from the DSA...

Highway Code Tips

Rule 36

Powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters

There is one class of manual wheelchair (called a Class 1 invalid carriage) and two classes of powered wheelchairs and powered mobility scooters.

  • Manual wheelchairs and Class 2 vehicles are those with an upper speed limit of 4 mph (6 km/h) and are designed to be used on pavements.
  • Class 3 vehicles are those with an upper speed limit of 8 mph (12 km/h) and are equipped to be used on the road as well as the pavement.

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