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PHOTO CAPTION: Mobility scooters becoming popular as local runabouts in Britain, reports The Sun newspaper. Photo credit: Geoff Robinson

Electric Mobility Scooters Becoming Low-Cost Runabouts for Brits

Most mobility scooters are limited to 4-8 mph, but at least one has been tuned up to be able to do 70 mph.

Published: 04-Apr-2012

Times are so tough that some drivers are ditching their cars and using mobility scooters instead.

According to The Sun, motorists are turning to the electric scooters because they don't need fuel, tax or insurance.

The Department for Transport is investigating after a spike in sales was noticed.

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