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Mobility devices: Of blind spots and magical policy thinking

Former head of civil service Peter Ong once said the best policy is only as good as its execution.

If so, the rapid growth in personal mobility device (PMD) use, its subsequent controversy marked by an equally swift decline, is a cautionary tale for policymakers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 05, 2020, with the headline 'Mobility devices: Of blind spots and magical policy thinking'. Subscribe