Singapore bans e-scooters from sidewalks after spate of injuries

Singapore bans e-scooters from sidewalks after spate of injuries

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Singapore banned electric scooters from footpaths after a string of injuries from collisions with pedestrians.

Starting Tuesday, the city-state’s government will fine riders on footpaths as much as S$2,000 ($1,474) or jail them for three months, or both, Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min said Monday.

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