PMD helps security supervisor get to work, do chores

Mr Tay Kim Yong switched from riding a motorcycle to an e-scooter as a safer mode of transport to commute from his home in Tampines to his workplace in Ubi. He also relies on it to carry out chores such as grocery shopping.
Mr Tay Kim Yong switched from riding a motorcycle to an e-scooter as a safer mode of transport to commute from his home in Tampines to his workplace in Ubi. He also relies on it to carry out chores such as grocery shopping.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

For 40 years, security supervisor Tay Kim Yong, 68, rode a motorcycle, but decided to switch to a safer mode of transport about 1½ years ago.

Now, his commute from his home in Tampines to his workplace in Ubi every day is a less stressful 45-minute ride on an e-scooter.

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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 'Device helps him get to work, do chores'. Subscribe