TGA Mobility’s Safe Mobility Scooter Driving Awareness Day Proves Popular and Attracts ITV Anglia

TGA, the leading specialist for quality mobility scooters and independent living products, has successfully hosted its latest free safe driving awareness day – attended by high visitor numbers and ITV Anglia.

This popular event gave mobility scooter users and prospective owners the opportunity to learn the latest tips regarding safe driving. TGA provided a comprehensive test track outside its independent living showroom which encompassed a variety of ramps, cones and obstacles to simulate challenges encountered in real-life. This free-to-attend educational experience aimed to build greater awareness of the Highway Code whilst enhancing confidence and safety. Several charities and companies were in attendance including Parkinson’s UKMS SocietyMacmillan and Rehab United along with Police officers from the local constabulary. In addition to the large number of existing and potential scooter users in attendance, TGA were delighted to welcome Kate Prout from ITV Anglia who was currently using a scooter due to a broken foot. A reporter from the national magazine Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) also came along to discover more about this latest safety initiative from TGA.

Daniel Stone, TGA Managing Director commented: “It was fantastic to see so many people at our latest safe scooter driving day – many had read more…..

TGA Mobility To Host Suffolk Safe Mobility Scooter Driving Awareness Day

TGA, the leading local specialist for quality mobility scooters and independent living products, will be hosting its latest free safe driving awareness day on Thursday 27th July. 11am – 3pm. Woodhall Business Park, Sudbury, Suffolk. CO10 1WH.

This fun event will give mobility scooter users and prospective owners the opportunity to learn the latest safe driving tips around the TGA test track – with the help of friendly experts. This will be an informal and relaxed driving experience which will give scooter owners a better understanding of their own capabilities in terms of steering, reversing and negotiating day-to-day obstacles. Crossing roads in a safe manner and understanding aspects of the Highway Code will be explained so scooter users, drivers and pedestrians can all benefit from improved safety. This is not a driving test with a pass or fail score, it is simply an awareness programme that offers an informal certificate of completion at the end.

Visitors can bring their own scooter for a free health check or test drive any model in TGA’s comprehensive range. The charities Parkinson’s UKMS Society and Macmillan will be supporting the event along with the Police and Rehab United. There will be a charity cake sale and an unmissable 25% off all showroom scooters, adjustable chairs and wheelchairs.

Daniel Stone, TGA Managing Director, says: “We welcome all existing and potential mobility scooter users from across East Anglia to come to our safe driving day. It will help everyone gain confidence and discover how to enjoy independence with maximum safety and peace of mind.”

Free Safe Mobility Scooter Driving Awareness And Assessment Day in Suffolk With TGA Mobility

TGA, the UK-leading mobility scooter specialist based in Suffolk, will be holding a free-to-attend event at its Sudbury independent living showroom, so East Anglia residents with restricted mobility can learn how to own and drive a mobility scooter safely.
TGA Mobility, Woodhall Business Park, Sudbury, CO10 1WH. 
15th September 11am-3pm. Free entry, ample level parking and free refreshments.
 
Owning a mobility scooter provides independence to people who have difficulties with walking or general mobility. However, it is essential that existing and potential scooter owners choose the ideal model for their needs so confidence, comfort and safety is maximised.
TGA have been supplying quality and reliable mobility scooters for over 30 years and consider the suitability of their products, along with owner safety, to be top priority. Hence TGA is hosting a free event that will offer all the latest advice regarding safe mobility scooter driving along with guidance on owning the ideal model for individual lifestyles. With ownership of the right mobility scooter and heightened road safety awareness, the benefits of driving a mobility scooter can be limitless.
Professional TGA advisors will be on-hand throughout the event to guide scooter drivers around the fun mobility scooter test track. This will be a friendy and relaxed driving experience which will give scooter users a better understanding of their own capabilities in terms of steering, reversing and negotiating day-to-day obstacles. Crossing roads in a considered manner and understanding aspects of the Highway Code will be explained in a simple manner so drivers and pedestrians can all benefit from improved safety. This is not a driving test with a pass or fail score, it is simply an awareness programme that offers an informal certificate of completion at the end.
Whether locals own a mobility scooter or not, or are interested in trying one for the first time in a safe place, then all are welcome as TGA will have its complete range of quality scooters available for test drives. Representatives from Motability, the popular leasing scheme, will be available along with assessors from Autochair, the car-boot scooter and wheelchair hoist specialists.
Daniel Stone, TGA Managing Director commented: “We are always committed to supporting our customers both locally and nationally to ensure they remain safe and can enjoy hassle-free freedom. Our forthcoming free safe scooter driving day is indicative of the essential advice and guidance we provide through our three decades of mobility experience. We would encourage everyone with a need for greater independence to visit us on the 15th September as this fun and relaxed event coincides with our showroom summer sale.”

TGA Sponsoring Safe Driver Awareness For Mobility Scooter Owners At Mobility Roadshow

At the Mobility Roadshow, 25-27th June, Donington Park, TGA is to sponsor the mobility scooter test-drive zone so visitors can either try a model for the first time or gain invaluable safe-driving awareness.

TGA Mobility Scooter Safety TGA has been the UK’s leading mobility scooter specialist since 1985. In addition to supporting the test-drive zone at The Mobility Roadshow, TGA will be showcasing its complete range of award-winning scooters on stand TD04a in the Donington Exhibition Hall. 2015 sees TGA celebrate 30 years of supplying quality and reliable mobility products to the nation with a continual focus on innovation, style and comfort. These core brand values are combined with TGA’s commitment to safety hence its sponsorship of the test-drive area at this year’s event.

Throughout the show highly experienced advisors with be available to demonstrate TGA products and also offer the latest advice regarding safe mobility scooter driving. Safety continues to be a top priority for TGA and therefore its team will be encouraging all owners, irrespective of scooter brand, to visit the test-drive area to gain invaluable advice.

This free opportunity will allow scooter owners to learn more about their own capabilities, avoid potential hazards and protect the safety of pedestrians. This awareness will help drivers remain safer through enhanced scooter control as Daniel Stone, TGA Managing Director explains: “TGA is 100% committed to scooter owner safety. We have recently held another popular ‘safe scoot’ driving day at our headquarters in Suffolk and continue to encourage our all retailers across the UK to focus on awareness training. The Mobility Roadshow scooter test-drive zone will provide the perfect location for us to impart expert knowledge and advice regarding safety. We will also be illustrating the importance of individual product assessments. It is critical that the right scooter owner drives the right type of scooter for their personal needs.”

In addition to training and test drives, TGA will be demonstrating its complete product range at The Mobility Roadshow. This will include the nation’s favourite folding ‘car-boot’ Minimo, eye-catching Vita family through to the ever popular 8mph Breeze S4. The TGA Powerpack range, the proven powered solution to help push a manual wheelchair, will also be showcased along with the recently launched Maximo mobility scooter. The folding Maximo is a larger version of the pioneering Minimo and represents a breakthrough in scooter design as it combines advanced transportability with an enhanced

driving experience. It has pneumatic tyres, active suspension and includes the latest innovation in adjustable armrest design. Despite its larger size, the Maximo still fits comfortably in a car boot and folds effortlessly in a simple, single movement. The TGA ultra-lightweight lithium battery comes as standard which can be lifted with one finger – a true revolution in the mobility sector. The Maximo and all other award-winning TGA scooters will be available for demonstrations and test drives at The Mobility Roadshow.

TGA’s ‘Safe Scoot’ Mobility Scooter Safety Day A Huge Success

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TGA Mobility located in Sudbury, Suffolk, has hosted a well-attended ‘Safe Scoot’ Awareness Day for East Anglian mobility scooter users. The day is held for people to discover how they can drive a mobility scooter safely.

Held at TGA’s independent living showroom , the event attracted a large number of visitors from the local area. Attendees were a mixture of current scooter owner looking for advice on safe driving along with individuals looking to try a scooter for the first time in a safe environment.

Essential driving tips for scooter users were provided around a pre-determined course that included ramps, cones and areas to practise reversing. Learning how to manouvre safely in tight spaces and control a scooter when moving in reverse, were deemed very useful by most people who completed the course. These individuals all received a certificate from TGA to highlight their enhanced proficiency in safe scooter driving.

Read more… http://www.tgamobility.co.uk/2015/05…ter-safe-scoot

TGA’s Tim Ross talks to Radio Suffolk About Safe Mobility Scooter Driving

Tim Ross, TGA National Sales Manager, explains why assessment of personal needs and driver training is essential when purchasing a mobility scooter.

TGA provides a comprehensive support programme for its customers so they can maximise safety and peace of mind when out and about on their mobility scooters.

Watch/ listen here: http://www.tgamobility.co.uk/about-u…?v=48L3dG66Kb0