Poll shows 70% of Bedok North residents want PMD use banned or restricted

A personal mobility device user in Orchard Road on Sept 27, 2019. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - Nowadays when retiree Tan Hock Suan walks in his Bedok North neighbourhood, he will look over his shoulder every few metres to see if there is any personal mobility device (PMD) speeding down the road behind him.

The 73-year-old told The Straits Times that a month ago, he was walking to a nearby hawker centre to meet his friends when he was almost run over by a PMD.

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