Thinking Aloud

Keep e-bikes off footpaths, but do more to protect these riders on roads

Allowing these devices on footpaths poses risk to other users; better option is to improve safety for all cyclists on roads

There are about 27,000 registered e-bikes as of February, said the LTA.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

On March 23, a 42-year-old food delivery rider was allegedly hit from behind by a car while waiting to make a right turn into Hougang Avenue 1 from Tampines Road on his electric bicycle.

He died in hospital several hours after the accident, which took place at around 10pm that night.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.