Tag: e-scooters

Teenager caught on video riding PMD on top of walkway shelter arrested

Singapore— A nineteen-year-old male has been arrested for suspected involvement in using a personal mobility device (PMD) on top of a walkway shelter. A video of the young man riding his PMD on the walkway roofs had been uploaded to the All Singapore Stuff Facebook...

5 days jail for PMD rider who collided into 6-year-old causing fractures, temporary hearing loss

Singapore—A man who had been driving an e-scooter “speedily” and hit a 6-year-old boy in 2018 was sentenced to 5 days in jail on Thursday, November 7. The boy suffered from fractures and temporary hearing loss from the collision. On April 12 of last year,...

GrabFood says e-scooter ban on footpaths will mean longer wait for deliveries

Singapore — Delivery service GrabFood has asked for customers’ patience now that a ban on a ban on the use of electric scooters on public footpaths is in place. The ban may well mean that customers will have to wait longer for their food deliveries,...

“Panic selling” of e-scooters after notice of permanent ban

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has prohibited all electric scooters (e-scooters) from public footpaths. The ban will take effect beginning Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, and will only be allowed on cycling and park connector network paths. The announcement was made by Senior Minister of State...