Tag: LTA

Man removes safe distance sticker from a public vehicle and sticks it on girlfriend’s chest

A man has drawn public ire after posting a video of himself peeling off a safe distancing sticker in a public vehicle and sticking it on his girlfriend's chest. In stark contrast to the rather childish amusement he expressed in the video, netizens responded...

SPP leader Jose Raymond: “Save lives, not just costs”

Singapore People's Party Chairman Jose Raymond recently took to social media to express his concern about the "un-enforceable" and inefficient social distancing measures taken in public transportation. Mr Raymond on Friday (April 18), published a post on Facebook calling out the methods of the Land...

E-bike rider beats up man, while shouting “This is your grandfather’s road, ah?”

Singapore — A couple were walking home along a service road last Saturday (Feb 1) when the rider of a power-assisted bicycle (PAB) went past them, stopped and began raining blows on the man. As he was being pummelled, the man, a 55-year-old technician, heard...

LTA enforcement officer angry over colleague’s suspension, says he was just doing his job

After a Land Transport Authority (LTA) enforcement officer was caught on camera kicking a Personal Mobility Device (PMD) rider off his device and sending the rider flying along Bedok Reservoir Road, a colleague of his took to social media to call out the people...

LTA reports issuing 3,444 warnings to PMD users since e-scooter ban was announced

Singapore—The country’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that 3,444 warnings have been issued to errant personal mobility devices (PMD) users ever since the ban was announced in Parliament on November 4. Additionally, 111 PMDs have been impounded since then for offences like illegally modifying e-scooters...

LTA warns of dangers of converting e-scooters to PMAs, will take action against violators

Singapore—The country’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has issued a warning against those who intend to convert e-scooters into personal mobility aids (PMA), since advertisements have come out promising to do just this, in the short period since it was announced in Parliament on November...

“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...

LTA prepares western part of Singapore for driverless vehicles’ test drives

Aiming to test driverless vehicles in a wide range of traffic scenarios and road conditions, the Land Transportation Authority (LTA) has unveiled plans for making the entire western part of Singapore a testing ground for these autonomous vehicles (AVs). The move was announced on Thursday...

Singapore’s ‘hitch-a-ride’ motorcycle service is illegal says LTA

A new directive from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) prohibits private motorists in offering "hitch-a-ride services" to commuters and those who do so will have their motorbike's insurance coverage declared void. The act is considered illegal and the agency "strongly encourages commuters to use taxis or...

Khaw Boon Wan on rail sector issues: Our common customer is the Singapore commuter

Singapore—While Khaw Boon Wan, the country’s Transport Minister, admitted on October 14, Monday, that maintenance had not been the priority of rail operators in year past, he also warned against future overspending. Mr Khaw also voiced the need to be cautious about regulatory capture, which...