Rica is a UK consumer research organisation that specialises in work with older and disabled people www.rica.org.uk

It's research report Mobility Scooters: a market study, 2014 was carried out on behalf of the Department for Transport. It aims to inform future transport policies that address the needs of disabled and older people with mobility impairments.

The study reports on 3 specific aspects of the mobility scooter market:

• mobility scooter market trends
• profile of mobility scooter users
• consultation on class 3 mobility scooters

It draws on a Rica survey of 480 scooter users, an analysis of market data and studies as well as industry consultations.

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