E-scooter footpath ban: Two errant users caught, Deliveroo stops working with PMD users

An errant e-scooter user was caught flouting the rules in Yishun.
An errant e-scooter user was caught flouting the rules in Yishun.PHOTO: LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - Deliveroo has stopped assigning food delivery orders to riders on personal mobility devices (PMDs) as the ban on electric scooters on footpaths took effect on Wednesday (Jan 1) and the zero-tolerance stance kicked in.

Any existing riders on PMDs who have not switched vehicles or applied for Land Transport Authority's (LTA) e-scooter Trade-in Grant by the deadline, which was on Tuesday, will not be able to continue working for Deliveroo until "they confirm they would like to switch vehicles", a Deliveroo spokesman told The Straits Times.

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