Family of 5 bonds over e-scooter excursions

Madam Juraidah Zakaria and Mr Youzimanto Onan with their children (from far left) Shahyul Yushi, Shamierul Ariq and Syazie Ayiesha. The longest ride the family has taken was a 50km round trip around Singapore, where they covered areas such as Bukit B
Madam Juraidah Zakaria and Mr Youzimanto Onan with their children (from far left) Shahyul Yushi, Shamierul Ariq and Syazie Ayiesha. The longest ride the family has taken was a 50km round trip around Singapore, where they covered areas such as Bukit Batok, Mandai, Seletar, East Coast and Changi. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

For truck driver Youzimanto Onan and his wife, part-time food delivery rider Juraidah Zakaria, the two electric scooters in their home are much more than just a mode of transport.

The seated e-scooters allow the couple, who do not have mobility issues, to bond with their three children.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 11, 2019, with the headline 'Family of 5 bonds over e-scooter excursions'. Subscribe