PMD users welcome stricter safety regulations, but raise questions over implementation

The deadline for personal mobility devices to be certified safe has been brought forward by six months to July 1, 2020.
The deadline for personal mobility devices to be certified safe has been brought forward by six months to July 1, 2020.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Mr Low Joo Kek, 62, rides his e-scooter about three times a week from his flat in Sengkang to shop for his groceries and visit family members.

But the regular personal mobility device (PMD) user has been increasingly concerned about the spate of PMD-related fires. There have been 49 such incidents in the first half of this year, compared to 52 for the whole of last year.

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