SINGAPORE - Electric bicycles are becoming a common sight on roads in Singapore.
Their number has risen in recent years, with an estimated 15,000 e-bikes in use today.
With the recent spate of incidents involving e-bikes, the Government has enforced tighter rules.
For instance, e-bikes will soon need to be registered to an owner and bear registration plates.
In this episode of askST, Straits Times journalist Danson Cheong highlights rules which e-bike owners should know about.
For example, users have to be 16 years old and above, and e-bikes cannot be ridden on footpaths.
This article was first published on Feb 13, 2017.
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