PMDs: Bane of many, Boon to others

More users getting caught flouting rules, with greater enforcement plus scrutiny over safety

The Land Transport Authority detected 27 offences and impounded 12 personal mobility devices in total on Aug 8 and 9, in its latest series of enforcement efforts against errant users.
The Land Transport Authority detected 27 offences and impounded 12 personal mobility devices in total on Aug 8 and 9, in its latest series of enforcement efforts against errant users.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Even as scrutiny over safety issues surrounding the use of personal mobility devices (PMDs) intensifies, PMD users are still being caught flouting rules in various locations.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) detected 27 offences and impounded 12 devices in total on Thursday and Friday, in its latest series of enforcement efforts against errant users.

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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 'PMDs: Bane of many, Boon to others'. Subscribe