Paths for cyclists, PMD riders linked to major amenities as estate becomes 9th cycling town.
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With such devices easily able to reach speeds of about 20-25km/h, there are good reasons for authorities to consider a ban, say for those 12 years old and below.
There have been 38 personal mobility device (PMD) users caught riding on the roads this year, up from just 22 over the same period last year, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Monday (Jan 15).
In all, about 110 accidents took place between January and September last year, the first time these figures were being released.
The authorities will be reviewing the product safety requirements of personal mobility devices (PMDs), such as e-scooters, which currently do not need to be type tested and certified compliant before they are sold in Singapore.
Experts point finger at overcharging and faulty batteries for triggering fires involving PMDs.
A $400,000 Tesla Model S is not the only way for us to embrace battery-powered mobility.