The government has increased the punishment meted out to Personal Mobility Device riders who ride the roads.
From 15 Jan this year, those users caught riding on roads will face fines of up to S$2,000 or a jail term of 3 months, and their PMD will be impounded.
The present composition fine of S$100 for first-time offenders will be tripled to S$300 and S$500 for riding on local and major roads respectively.
Errant offenders will face a fine of up to $$5,000 and possibly a jail term of up 6 months.
PMDs include devices such as electric scooters and hoverboards.
Electric bicycles, however, are allowed on the roads except expressways.