20 electric scooters confiscated from user after caught riding on the road

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A total of 20 electric scooters had been confiscated from user after caught riding on the road.

LTA said: “Most of these users were observed to be travelling dangerously at high speeds with devices that can go as fast as 70kmh, endangering themselves as well as other road users.”

LTA had started operation to take action against user riding dangerously.

Under the law, personal mobility devices such as electric scooters and hoverboards are not allowed on the roads.

Under the Road Traffic Act, anyone found using non-compliant vehicles may be fined up to S$2,000 or jailed up to three months for the first offence.

For subsequent offences, the offender may be fined up to S$5,000 or jailed up to six months. The non-compliant vehicle could also be confiscated for investigations.

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