About 1 in 3 motorcycles at least 15 years old scrapped under rebate incentive scheme

In the scheme announced in April 2018, owners are granted a $3,500 rebate for each of the affected bikes they deregister by April 5, 2023. These motorcycles were registered before July 1, 2003, making them at least 15 years old now.
In the scheme announced in April 2018, owners are granted a $3,500 rebate for each of the affected bikes they deregister by April 5, 2023. These motorcycles were registered before July 1, 2003, making them at least 15 years old now.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - About a third of motorcycles affected by a scheme to persuade owners to scrap their old, polluting two-wheelers have been scrapped a year after the incentive was announced.

In response to queries from The Straits Times, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said more than 8,300 out of 27,000 of these motorcycles have been deregistered as of end-March.

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