Tag: Personal Mobility Device

SP Group warns public not to entertain salespeople posing as its employees selling fire extinguishers

Singapore — Scammers are using the recent HDB flat fire as an opportunity to make some cash. A scheme with salespeople posing as employees from Singapore Power (SP) Group are allegedly selling fire extinguishers without the authorisation of the company. On July 20 (Saturday), a 40-year-old man died in...

Second PMD related fire at HDB, this time at Ang Mo Kio, 3 rescued and 60 evacuated

Singapore – On July 22 (Monday) at 3:05 pm, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to a residential unit fire on the fourth floor of Block 225 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 – just four days after the Bukit Batok HDB flat...

GrabFood rider has altercation with elderly man at Bishan on the use of PMDs on shared pavements

Singapore – The issue revolving personal mobility devices (PMDs) in Singapore – whether they should be banned, restricted, and the like – is an ongoing one. An even more difficult challenge is getting PMD riders and pedestrians to co-exist on the road. On July 20 (Saturday),...

Man dies in hospital after rushing back to rescue pets during Bukit Batok HDB flat fire

Singapore – On July 18 (Thursday) a fire broke out in an HDB flat at Bukit Batok. Three people were rescued and rushed to the hospital while around 70 residents were evacuated from the premises. The fire, according to Member of Parliament, Murali Pillai, was...

Law-breaking PMD rider crashes into stationary car, blames driver

Singapore – Yet another PMD driver who has broken the law has further shown why personal mobility devices (PMDs) pose a significant danger to public safety. On May 24, ROADS.sg uploaded a video of a man riding an e-scooter along Woodlands Ring Road. The video, that...