30 e-scooter accidents involving pedestrians in Jan-Sep 2017: Khaw
From January to September 2017, there were 30 e-scooter accidents involving pedestrians on footpaths and walkways, but the Active Mobility Act will help regulate such incidents, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan in Parliament on Monday (8 January).
The Minister noted that in 2017, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) issued more than 1,700 advisories for unsafe riding behaviour. LTA does not have statistics on near-misses.
The Active Mobility Act empowers the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to regulate the types of devices permitted and the behaviour of device users on public paths. As such, errant users of Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) will face fines once the Act comes into force.
The use of PMDs, such as e-scooters, on all public roads is prohibited.……
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