Disability scooter

  • Disability scooter

    Posted by Jo on June 30, 2023 at 10:26 am

    Hello…I use a 4 wheel. Fold up,l disability scooter in Australia, it is safety cleared for air, train, bus, boat transport.

    Will this be allowed in Japan? I will be staying in my Kyoto house for about 8 weeks.

    Appreciate any information

    Jo

    Josh Grisdale replied 11 months, 1 week ago 3 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Josh Grisdale

    Moderator
    June 30, 2023 at 11:31 am

    Will give a bit more of a detailed answer later, but in the meantime, can you share a link to your scooter’s maker? (Or some pictures). Thanks!

    • Jo

      Member
      June 30, 2023 at 5:06 pm

      Porta -Scooter is the brand, removable lithium battery. GB120

    • Josh Grisdale

      Moderator
      July 1, 2023 at 3:34 pm

      Thank you for the pictures.

      I would suggest reading this page: https://www.accessible-japan.com/mobility-scooters-japan/

      In general for getting around on the street it should be fine, it is transportation that can be a bit of a potential challenge. Check if your scooter meets the requirements listed by JR (in above link) and then you can can use the following site to see if the station you are planning to visit accepts scooters.

      https://www.ecomo-rakuraku.jp/en

  • Quest

    Member
    July 7, 2023 at 3:01 pm

    I understsnd this app relates to wheelchairs, not mobility scooters

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