9 in 10 PMDs and e-bikes confiscated due to their size, weight or top speed: LTA

Besides having to give up their devices, offenders face fines of up to $5,000, or may be jailed for up to three months, or both.
Besides having to give up their devices, offenders face fines of up to $5,000, or may be jailed for up to three months, or both.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Close to nine in 10 personal mobility devices (PMDs) and power-assisted bicycles which have been seized by authorities, are due to their size, weight or speed.

Since the Active Mobility Act took effect on May 1, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has confiscated 292 personal mobility devices including electric bicycles and electric scooters.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content