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.
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Figures show around 50 Singaporean drivers involved in fatal and injury crashes between 2012 and 2016.
Fourteen people were injured when an SMRT bus driver failed to keep a proper lookout and hit another SMRT bus, which had come to a stop at a bus stop.
Signage at a sheltered taxi stand along Telok Blangah Road has been enhanced following three incidents of double-decker buses crashing into it this year.
Off-duty policeman riding motorcycle dies on MCE; lorry-van crash in Mandai kills two.
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.
It also urges motorists and pedestrians to do their part to avoid accidents.
Accidents involving jaywalkers rose by 21 percent in the first half of this year, with about 30 percent of the cases involving the elderly, according to the police.
Car also hits woman believed to be her maid; driver arrested for causing death by a rash act.
A senior officer of SMRT Trains was fined $55,000 on Friday (Sept 29) for failing to take necessary measures to ensure the safety of its employees over a fatal track accident near Pasir Ris MRT station in March 2016.