Personal Mobility Devices: Disabilities and Tolerances
In the past few years there seems to have been an explosion of new personal mobility devices that cater to a host of varying wants and needs. Some are built with the elderly in mind, some with emphasis pointed toward those with disabilities, and some purely for personal pleasure. All are of different designs and come in varying shapes and sizes. Some are fast, some slow, some have three wheels, some four and still others, only two. All of these new devices have a purpose, some type of usefulness, a niche they fill in some way.
I want to share an experience I had recently that involved two different types of personal mobility devices. I don’t normally venture into this type of territory when I write about such things as new items on the market or how a certain product is manufactured or how useful a particular item can be. But sometimes very personal evaluations of a situation and taking a small stand is the only way for me to, in my own mind at least, positively deal with the topic.
On day about a week ago, I traveled off to a large local general merchandizing establishment to partake in the almost ritualistic weekly shopping. As I entered the store, parked against the building, I noticed a uniquely styled tandem tricycle. I thought to myself as I walked past it how stylish and fresh it looked, and marveled a bit over its side by side design. I even went so far as to... Entire article is
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