Tag: e-scooter

E-scooter rider crashed into pedestrian and took delivery rider’s e-bicycle

Singapore -- A 30-year-old man was sentenced to three weeks in jail on Monday (Sept 14) after pleading guilty to a charge of causing hurt by a rash act and another of dishonest misappropriation of property. The first charge faced by Mohamed Syazwan Abdul Aziz...

10 youths arrested for riding on e-bicycles along Sheares Avenue

Ten people between the ages of 16 and 25 have been arrested by the police for their suspected involvement in a case of dangerous riding. According to a TODAY Online report on Monday (Aug 3), the police said that they were first alerted to a...

Probation for teenage e-scooter rider who crashed into woman, causing spinal fracture

Singapore—A nineteen-year-old man who was riding an e-scooter when it collided with a woman, which caused her to suffer from a spinal fracture, has been sentenced to one year of probation for his part in the accident. Mohamad Danial Akid Mohamad Imran pleaded guilty...

Pritam Singh: Fine tune regulations and infrastructure first for PMDs

Singapore—Opposition leader and Worker's Party chief Pritam Singh shared his opinion regarding the recently implemented and much-debated personal mobility device (PMD) ban. Mr Pritam did not deny the painful experiences of both pedestrians and PMD riders. However, he also acknowledged the value of PMD food delivery...

PUB: Riding PMDs on drain gratings warrants fine and jail

The Public Utilities Board (PUB) national water agency reminded PMD riders who drive on drain gratings that the law considers such behaviour an offence warranting jail or a fine. "Damaging any drain or storm water drainage system is considered an offence under the Sewerage and...

Regulatory panel: Impose age restriction, theory test for e-scooter users

Singapore—The regulatory panel recommended setting an age requirement and a theory exam before users can be allowed to ride their PMD devices in public. The Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP) submitted a set of recommendations regarding the regulation of PMDs to the Coordinating Minister for...

Elderly cyclist suffers fractures, falls into coma following crash with e-scooter rider

Singapore—An elderly woman suffered from a serious brain injury and several fractures after an accident with an e-scooter rider. Madam Ong Bee Eng (65) regularly rode her bicycle for more than 10 years according to her son. She was quite familiar with the neighbourhood. At around...

Another PMD catches fire inside Sembawang flat

Singapore — A personal mobility device (PMD) caught fire inside a Sembawang flat in the early morning of  Monday (Aug 26). According to a Facebook post by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the fire broke out in a flat on the 12th floor of...

Not just in Singapore: Electric scooter catches fire at Dropbox headquarters, San Francisco

It appears that e-scooters catching fire isn't just limited to incidents in Singapore. An electric scooter caught fire at the Dropbox headquarters in San Francisco on Wednesday (Aug 14). The burning scooter was on the fifth floor, but the entire building was evacuated nonetheless for safety. Read: E-scooters...

Lee Bee Wah wants the Government to temporarily ban PMDs like e-scooters

Parliament is set to debate the use of Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) and the laws governing the use of PMDs when it sits on Monday (5 Aug). The Senior Minister of State is set to deliver a ministerial statement on PMDs, on behalf of Transport Minister...