Owners need not part with pre-2003 bikes

Vehicles under the Deregistered Vehicle Keeping Scheme cannot be kept or used on public roads.
Vehicles under the Deregistered Vehicle Keeping Scheme cannot be kept or used on public roads.PHOTO: REUTERS

Little-known scheme allows a deregistered vehicle to be kept in a private compound for static display purposes

Motorcyclists whose rides are affected by recently announced plans to rid Singapore of pre-2003 bikes can seek refuge in a little-known scheme.

The Deregistered Vehicle Keeping Scheme allows vehicle owners to keep a deregistered vehicle in a private compound for static display purposes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'Owners need not part with pre-2003 bikes'. Print Edition | Subscribe