New safety standard ‘a necessary step’ to reduce risk of PMD-related fires: LTA


SINGAPORE: The new UL2272 safety standard is “a necessary step” that needs to be taken to reduce the risk of fires involving personal mobility devices (PMD), the Land Transport Authority said on Thursday (Sep 13), even while it acknowledged that the requirement will affect retailers in the immediate term. 

All motorised PMDs must meet the UL2272 fire safety standard by 2021 to ensure public safety, Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min said in Parliament on Monday.

The requirement has drawn criticism from retailers and users, as it…



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