Inroads into safer e-bike use

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By Zhaki Abdullah

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Wednesday last week that users of power-assisted bicycles – popularly known as electric bicycles or e-bikes – will have to register them from next Monday.

From February next year, those using e-bikes without a valid registration plate may be fined, jailed or both.

First mooted by the Active Mobility Advisory Panel in March last year, registration is only the latest in a long line of regulations for these two-wheelers, aimed at improving the safety of e-bike riders as well as pedestrians and other road users…

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