NUS suspends Grab e-scooter trial, following reports of accidents involving injuries

The one-week safety timeout has been imposed on the GrabWheels service from 3pm on March 8, 2019, to "reinforce the importance of safe-riding habits for the safety and well-being of the NUS community".
The one-week safety timeout has been imposed on the GrabWheels service from 3pm on March 8, 2019, to "reinforce the importance of safe-riding habits for the safety and well-being of the NUS community".ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
The one-week safety timeout has been imposed on the GrabWheels service from 3pm on March 8, 2019, to "reinforce the importance of safe-riding habits for the safety and well-being of the NUS community".
The one-week safety timeout has been imposed on the GrabWheels service from 3pm on March 8, 2019, to "reinforce the importance of safe-riding habits for the safety and well-being of the NUS community".ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - An e-scooter trial service at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has been stopped for a week because of a safety timeout called by the university on Friday (March 8) morning.

The GrabWheels trial - launched in December 2018 at the Kent Ridge campus - is for NUS and Grab to study the feasibility of using e-scooters as an alternative way of getting around the school.

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