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The man, 62, was on an e-bicycle, and was said to be crossing a traffic junction near Bedok North Avenue 3 when a car crashed into him.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is stepping up enforcement, and its officers have issued over 1400 advisories for unsafe riding.
Singapore-based company PopScoot, which started in April this year, will bring the service to downtown commercial clusters and the heartland next month.
Regulators may be fighting a losing battle in regulating bicycles, e-bikes and private-hire cars, which seem determined not to be regulated.
E-bike registration registration is only the latest in a long line of regulations for these two-wheelers, aimed at improving the safety of e-bike riders as well as pedestrians and other road users.
Owners of power-assisted bicycles without valid registration plate after deadline can be fined or jailed.
E-bike rider dies following accident at the junction of Geylang Lorong 13 and Sims Avenue.
Spike in number of accidents involving e-bikes last year, with trend continuing this year.
Successful six-month trial leads to permanent move.