Grab e-scooter trial at NUS suspended for a week

University calls for safety timeout of GrabWheels service after spate of injuries

The GrabWheels trial - launched last December at the National University of Singapore's Kent Ridge campus - is for the university and Grab to study the feasibility of using an e-scooter sharing service as an alternative way of getting around the camp
The GrabWheels trial - launched last December at the National University of Singapore's Kent Ridge campus - is for the university and Grab to study the feasibility of using an e-scooter sharing service as an alternative way of getting around the campus.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

An e-scooter trial service at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has been put on hold for a week because of a safety timeout.

The GrabWheels trial was launched last December at the Kent Ridge campus to allow NUS and Grab to study the feasibility of using e-scooters as an alternative way of getting around the school.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 09, 2019, with the headline 'E-scooter trial at NUS suspended for a week'. Subscribe