Light wheelchairs will handle snow better when they are being hand-wheeled or pushed than when moving under their own power. If in doubt, contact the manufacturer for advice. Heavier wheelchairs and mobility scooters can usually cope with around six inches of snow.
What size are mobility scooter Tyres?
This size of tyre is the most widely used on mobility scooters and some powerchairs. Availble in grey and black and in various tread patterns.
Do snow chains make a big difference?
Snow chains also provide the greatest amount of traction on ice, packed snow, and deep snow. Snow tires don’t do as well as snow chains in deep snow. Another great feature of chains: you can easily install and remove them yourself!
Do snow chains make a difference?
Snow chains can effectively dig into snow and frozen surfaces. The chains can grip the road and allow your wheels to rotate freely. Snow chains also help prevent your vehicle from skidding. Keep in mind that when you have snow chains installed on your vehicle, you can’t drive at a high speed.