Scooter ramps are a great way for people who use mobility aids such as scooters or walkers to get into the building. They allow easy access and help make sure your safety during transportation!

If you’re in the market for a new set of scooter ramps, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind while you shop. First, consider what type of scooter ramp you need. There are several different types available, each designed for specific purposes.

Next, take into account the size and weight of your scooter. Some scooter ramps are designed for lightweight models, while others can accommodate heavier models.

Finally, think about where you’ll be using your scooter ramps. If you plan on using them outdoors, look for a model that’s weather-resistant.

With these factors in mind, you’ll be sure to find the perfect set of scooter ramps for your needs.

Types of Ramps

The different types of scooter ramps are available to meet your needs. Permanent, portable and threshold options can be used for long term use while modular type is best if you need it only temporarily until the condition improves or dissipates over time 

  • Permanent ramps are typically created as permanent extensions to buildings and frequently include concrete anchors in the ground.
  • Portable ramps can be folded up into a smaller size to make transportation simpler. A portable ramp must be lengthened and set up between a high point and the ground securely.
  • The finest of both worlds are combined in semi-permanent ramps and modular ramps. Although they can be easily removed and adjusted if necessary, they are made to stay in place.
  • Ramps that are modular can be altered or changed. A modular ramp can easily have a segment added.

Weight Capacity

When selecting a scooter ramp, it is important to pay special attention to the weight capacity of that particular product. Make sure you select one with adequate capabilities in order for your mobility device and yourself or someone else assisting will be able use them safely while carrying all necessary items on top!

Slope of the Ramp

The slope of your scooter ramp is an important factor to consider when building a safe and enjoyable experience for yourself. For safety reasons, make sure that the incline limits on any given mobility aid match what you would expect from using it!  A good rule of thumb is that:

If you want to ride up and down the ramp while seated in your mobility equipment, you will need a foot of ramp for every inch of elevation.

If you intend to walk beside or behind your scooter, you will require approximately a foot of ramp for every three inches of rising.

At Top Medical Mobility Inc., we have a variety of ramps that will make transporting your scooter easy and safe. Check out our selection today!