Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs: the rules
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“Mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs come in 2 categories:
- ‘class 2 invalid carriages’ – these cannot be used on the road (except where there is not a pavement) and have a maximum speed of 4mph
- ‘class 3 invalid carriages’ – these can be used on the road, and have a maximum speed of 4mph off the road, and 8mph on the road.
You do not need to register a class 2 invalid carriage.
You must register class 3 invalid carriages”
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