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9 tips on how pedestrians can stay safe from e-scooters and bicycles

Whether you're a brother or a mother, here are nine tips to give you nine lives on the pavement

Much of what has been said in Parliament this week about e-scooters and shared bicycles centred on regulating riders.

New rules and regulations will be introduced, largely to deter users of these mobility devices from behaving badly and hurting pedestrians. But little has been said about what pedestrians must do to preserve life and limb.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 10, 2018, with the headline 'Stayin' alive '. Print Edition | Subscribe