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New campaign shines a light on mobility scooters and pavement safety

While the humble mobility scooter can be a life-enhancing tool for a whole host of older and disabled individuals, it is not without its dangers. On the island of Jersey, 65 pedestrians and cyclists were injured in an accident that did not involve a motor vehicle over the last five years, some of which are attributable to mobility scooters. What’s more, according to UK-wide figures from the Department for Transport, 14 people were killed in mobility scooter accidents in 2016 and the problem only seems to be getting worse. This recent article reported. A recent rise in the number of Jersey
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