Some Malaysian workers still riding e-scooters across Causeway, but cautious with use of devices in Singapore

A man pushes his e-scooter on the footpath upon exiting the Woodlands Train Checkpoint on Jan 15, 2020.
A man pushes his e-scooter on the footpath upon exiting the Woodlands Train Checkpoint on Jan 15, 2020.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Some Malaysians who commute to work in Singapore are still riding their e-scooters into the Republic (above), but have been parking them near the Woodlands Checkpoint since the devices are banned from footpaths in Singapore. A number of workers lock
A number of workers lock their e-scooters to railings upon exiting the checkpoint. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Some Malaysians who commute to work in Singapore are still riding their e-scooters into the Republic (above), but have been parking them near the Woodlands Checkpoint since the devices are banned from footpaths in Singapore. A number of workers lock
Some Malaysians who commute to work in Singapore are still riding their e-scooters into the Republic, but have been parking them near the Woodlands Checkpoint.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

SINGAPORE - Malaysian information technology engineer Richard Sim has been riding an e-scooter on his daily commute across the Causeway into Singapore, and then to the nearby Marsiling MRT station, for the past three years.

But since the start of this year, the 31-year-old has been wheeling the device on footpaths once he clears Customs.

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