Tag: PMD

Circuit Breaker breakers: Youth riding PMDs going more than 40km/h in CTE tunnel

Singapore – A few days into the circuit breaker period, a group of youths were caught on cam breaking the law by riding their personal mobility devices (PMDs) in the Central Expressway (CTE) tunnel. As the public got ready to stay indoors and avoid going...

Fire at Rivervale Walk caused by charging PMD, says SCDF, 3 rescued, 80 evacuated

Singapore—A charging Personal Mobility Device (PMD) caused a fire in a 4th floor unit at Block 111 Rivervale Walk on early Tuesday morning (Match 10). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to an alert at 5:30 am. They rescued the three occupants of...

Police arrest man for inciting PMD users to injure ‘anyone they see’

Singapore—A thirty-four-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (Dec 31) for inciting personal mobility device (PMD) users to violence the previous day via posts on the popular messaging app, Telegram. According to a news release from the Public Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force,...

Teen PMD rider arrested after collision, 6-year-old pedestrian taken to hospital

Singapore — A teenager on a Personal Mobility Device (PMD) was involved in a collision with a 6-year-old pedestrian early yesterday (Dec 29). The child was taken to the KK Women's and Children's Hospital and the teen arrested for causing hurt by a rash act. The police...

Teenage tourist gets 1-week detention for injuring pedestrian while riding PMD against traffic

Singapore — Nguyen Doan Nam, a 17-year-old Vietnamese national, pleaded guilty to causing hurt by a rash act which endangered the personal safety of others on Wednesday, December 18. Mr Nguyen had ridden against traffic on a PMD and collided with a pedestrian earlier this...

Grab: Over 45% of food delivery riders apply for e-scooter trade-in

Singapore—More than a month after the announcement in Parliament that e-scooters would be banned on public footpaths, Grab has announced that more than 45 percent of their food delivery riders are availing of a grant to trade in their PMDs (personal mobility devices). However, according...

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...

Charging PMD in Clementi HDB corridor sparks fire, causing 3 to be evacuated

Singapore—The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that a Personal Mobility Device (PMD) caught fire while it was being charged in the common corridor at a HDB flat in Clementi shortly before 1:00 in the afternoon on Thursday, December 5. SCDF said on its Facebook...

PMD rider punches BMW and tells driver: “Stay in your place, don’t need to educate me”

A man riding a Personal Mobility Device (PMD) on the road got into an altercation with the driver of a BMW car, where according to the BMW driver, the former allegedly punched the back of his car. A video published on Facebook page SG Road...

Teen on e-scooter charged in court for knocking down 12-year-old in Yishun

Singapore—On Tuesday, November 26, a nineteen-year-old was charged in court with causing hurt to a 12-year-old boy in an incident with an e-scooter that occurred on March 29, 2018. Brendon Lim Chun Hsien was said to be operating his e-scooter at a speed of...