166 PMD offences in first 15 days since stiffer rules kick in

Under the new laws, riders of personal mobility devices have to adhere to weight, width and speed limits, and the rules also spell out where the devices can be used.
Under the new laws, riders of personal mobility devices have to adhere to weight, width and speed limits, and the rules also spell out where the devices can be used. PHOTO: ST FILE

102 being probed under Active Mobility Act, while the rest fall under Road Traffic Act

Errant personal mobility device (PMD) users have been caught for committing 166 offences in just the first 15 days since tougher restrictions kicked in this month.

A spokesman for the Land Transport Authority (LTA) told The Straits Times that of the offences committed, 102 will be investigated under the Active Mobility Act which came into effect on May 1.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 28, 2018, with the headline '166 PMD offences in first 15 days since stiffer rules kick in'. Print Edition | Subscribe