PMDs: A means to reduce car usage and earn extra income for one family

Public servant Sunny Seah sometimes rides the e-scooter instead of driving his car on short trips, while his wife Sok Cheat uses it to deliver food part time while taking care of their two children.
Public servant Sunny Seah sometimes rides the e-scooter instead of driving his car on short trips, while his wife Sok Cheat uses it to deliver food part time while taking care of their two children.ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN

Public servant Sunny Seah, 33, and his wife Sok Cheat, 35, decided to get an e-scooter in December last year, in order to give her the option to work part time as a food-delivery rider while still having the time to take care of their children.

Mr Seah said: "For my wife, it gave her the flexibility to care for our children and earn some income, and it also gave us another mode of transport that we can both use."

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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 'A means to reduce car usage and earn extra income'. Print Edition | Subscribe