Users, interest groups welcome panel's proposals on regulating PMDs; some urge more steps

If shared paths are to be safe, regardless of all the rules and regulations, "it all boils down to the mentality of users", says one PMD advocate. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
If shared paths are to be safe, regardless of all the rules and regulations, "it all boils down to the mentality of users", says one PMD advocate. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Personal mobility device (PMD) users, retailers and other interest groups welcome the fresh recommendations by the Active Mobility Advisory Panel, but say that more can be done.

On the recommendation that users must be at least 16, those interviewed said it is prudent as young riders tend to be more reckless.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 28, 2019, with the headline 'Users, interest groups welcome proposals; some urge more steps'. Subscribe