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Deadline to certify PMDs safe advanced by 6 months to July 1 : All PMDs must undergo inspection from April 1; Govt to spend $50m on boosting infrastructure

Aug 06, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The deadline requiring personal mobility devices (PMDs) to be certified safe has been brought forward by six months to July 1 next year after a spate of PMD-related fires.

Also, all e-scooters will have to go for mandatory inspections from April 1 next year to ensure that they meet specified standards, including weight and speed.

Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min, who announced these fire-safety measures in Parliament yesterday, also said the Government will spend ...