As a senior, I applaud the Land Transport Authority's move to get owners of power-assisted bicycles, or bicycles equipped with electric motors, to ensure that their bikes are properly approved and registered (E-bikes must be registered by Jan 31; Aug 3).
This is a good way to control the rising number of e-bikes and to clamp down on the number of modified e-bikes.
I have been startled on several occasions when an e-bike suddenly whizzed by from behind. I have also had to step aside for e-bikes travelling at a high speed, for fear of getting injured.
Now, surely reckless riders will be curbed, and pathways and roads made safer for pedestrians.
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Soh Swee Kiat