300 flouted PMD, bike ban at HDB areas in Sept

All warned without being fined in first month of ban, amid grace period ending on Oct 31

The latest data comes from the first update by the 15 PAP-run town councils since the ban kicked in on Sept 1. These town councils prohibit the riding of PMDs in areas such as void decks and common corridors.
The latest data comes from the first update by the 15 PAP-run town councils since the ban kicked in on Sept 1. These town councils prohibit the riding of PMDs in areas such as void decks and common corridors.LIANHE ZAOBAO FILE PHOTO

More than 300 personal mobility device (PMD) riders and cyclists were caught riding in void decks and other common areas of Housing Board blocks last month, the first month of the new ban.

All of them were warned and none was fined, according to statistics obtained by The Straits Times from the 15 town councils run by the People's Action Party.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 15, 2019, with the headline '300 flouted PMD, bike ban at HDB areas in Sept'. Subscribe