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2010-02-15 11:01:00

RIDGECREST, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Inyokern resident June Adams once traveled the world with her husband, Jerry; now she struggles with a chronic lung disease. Her condition has limited her mobility to the extent that she is frequently confined to the mobile home she shares with her husband. Then the Dream Foundation heard about Adams. The foundation is the first national wish-granting organization for adults suffering life-threatening illnesses. Jackie Waddill, Programs &...

2010-01-21 04:08:00

LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer a smart, eco friendly and accessible mobility solution for urban transportation. Their potential to meet consumer demand with innovative design, well supported by a sound charging infrastructure, paves the way for new micro mobility solutions in developing mega-cities. Changing mobility patterns, the decongestion of cities, the move towards eco friendly transportation, the development of mega-cities as well as...

2010-01-15 08:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited, retailer and distributor of electric bikes and mobility scooters, will begin donating $25 to the Save the Children organization for each electric bike purchased beginning January 14, 2010. Save the Children has launched a relief effort to assist families and children in Haiti. For the next month, R Martin will send $25 to the relief fund for each electric bike or EVD electric motorcycle purchase. The products can be purchased online...

2010-01-14 17:34:00

LAURENS, S.C., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Resident Sabrina Ahmed is missing a hip; she has to shuffle from room-to-room very slowly to get anything done in her home. To make things easier on herself, she contacted a local mobility provider and ordered a power wheelchair through her insurance coverage. Unfortunately, the chair didn't work, and she couldn't find help to repair it. That is when Ahmed decided to call "7 On Your Side" news (WSPA-TV). WSPA Anchor Dianne Derby was touched by her...

2009-11-20 11:25:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Power Wheelchair Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2009 to 2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165028/Power-Wheelchair-Market-Shares-Strategies-and-Forecasts-Worldwide-2009-to-2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the wheelchairs are used...

2009-11-16 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited is pleased to announce the addition of mobility scooters, lift chairs, and 3-wheel electric trikes to its electric transportation product line-up. Five years of experience with electric transportation make these additions a perfect complement to R Martin Limited's existing electric bicycle, electric moped and electric scooter product lines. While they may travel slower than traditional electric transportation, mobility scooters offer...

2009-11-03 09:41:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Wheelchair Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2009 to 2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0157387/Wheelchair-Market-Shares-Strategies-and-Forecasts-Worldwide-2009-to-2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire This 2009 study has 484 pages, 235 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant...

2009-10-26 11:38:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Hill Fire Department firefighters save the lives of total strangers on an almost daily basis. It is no surprise they will do everything they can to change the life of one of their own, volunteer firefighter Marty Blakely. During a vacation with his family this summer, Blakely suffered a blood clot, which led to the discovery of a cancerous tumor and the amputation of one of his legs, which has confined him to a wheelchair. The fire department...

2009-08-25 12:44:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- MyGoPet, Inc. has announced the availability of the GoPet Personal Electric Transportation scooter, a new three-wheeled electric vehicle that's an easy-to-ride, earth-friendly alternative to other forms of transportation. GoPet is designed for numerous applications including moving personnel quickly around industrial areas, giving police/security officers a wider range of patrol, offering students an economical way to hurry around campus and giving...

2009-04-23 17:13:11

British police said an 89-year-old man took a wrong turn on his mobility scooter and wound up on a 70 mph motorway. Officers said they took the man home Tuesday after maintenance workers found him traveling 8 mph on the shoulder of the M20 in Cheriton, England, the Daily Mail reported Thursday. I could not believe it when I saw him casually driving towards us. It was frightening, but when we stopped him he was determined to carry on along the M20, said a maintenance worker who asked not to be...


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