Tough fight for family to get compensation from PMD rider

Tough fight for family to get compensation from PMD rider

The Straits Times - Singapore·2020-08-02 05:00

Despite being awarded damages of $445,000 against the electric scooter rider who crashed into his wife, there is little guarantee Mr Leong Loon Wah will actually get the money.

The e-scooter rider is 21-year-old national serviceman Nicholas Ting Nai Jie, who says he is unable to pay because he has no assets and was not covered by insurance.

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Abema 06/08/2020

In this case, LTA should bear the compensation as insurance was not implemented when PMD was legalised in SG. The rider will still need to be punished for his mistake.

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Daniel Chan Elvis reply Abema 06/08/2020

LTA shortsighted. LTA should be responsible.

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Userfegh 05/08/2020

PMD rides in Singapore should buy insurance before allowed to use the machine so far no such law being lay down the government ( should looked into this issue ( some thing like Highway Code Test before can issued by LTA.

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阿尔伸 reply Userfegh 05/08/2020

I m no expert but is there any insurance agent able to comment if there is insurance for PMD?

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Jack Wong4338 reply Userfegh 06/08/2020

if got insurance pmd rides can be come supper men

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Daniel Chan Elvis reply Jack Wong4338 06/08/2020

haha you are right, will be lawless got wings to fly over lands & pedestrians

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Jonas su 05/08/2020

PMD rider should make to pay from his earnings monthly until full payment

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sunnytan reply Jonas su 05/08/2020

Money should not be the source for him to pay for his mistake, imprisonment for him will make him realise the life in prison which he will remember forever.

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Daniel Chan Elvis reply sunnytan 06/08/2020

Yes but banning them is the best solution.

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Gwen Tan2058 04/08/2020

Unfortunate accident..

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zen99 04/08/2020

Gundu judge can up d ante impose ratan n instalment repayment his life sentence b in debt

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