Rules for the use of PMDs in Singapore

Devices that are allowed on Paths/Roads

1. Footpaths-Max. Speed allowed is 15 km/h

Bicycles   

Motorized PMDs/ PMDs

Electric Wheelchairs/ Wheelchairs

3.Cycling/ Shared Paths-Max. Speed allowed is 25 km/h

Electric Bicycles/ Bicycles

Motorized PMDs/ PMDs

Electric Wheelchairs/ Wheelchairs

 

3. Roads- Max. Speed allowed is according to the road speed limit

Electric Bicycles/ Bicycles

 

(Criteria for PMDs used in Public Spaces)

  • Max. unladen weight of 20 kg
  • Overall width does NOT exceed 700mm
  • Max. device speed of 25 km/h
  • All devices should NOT have a fuel engine
  • All devices must NOT be constructed/ have fittings that are hazardous to the users/others
  • All devices must NOT have a car-like or motorcycle-like design

(General Rules)

PMDs are to be equipped with White front lights and Red rear lights. For PMDs which are unable to be equipped with lights, lights are to be clipped onto the user’s helmet or clothing. Lights are to be switched on when it is dark

 

Link to referenced info:

https://www.lta.gov.sg/content/dam/ltaweb/corp/GreenTransport/2016/CEP%20Module%204.pdf