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Insane e-scooter rider with no helmet travelling at 60kmh to 80kmh on SLE towards BKE

Death wish.

Belmont Lay | November 7, 2018 @ 05:01 pm

What is the definition of a death wish?

This:

Up to 80kmh

An e-scooter rider was caught on camera riding on the expressway in Singapore at speeds in excess of 60kmh, and up to 80kmh.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at about 630pm, along Seletar Expressway (SLE) towards Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE).

It was riding behind a lorry at one point, and subsequently, filtered out of the expressway at Mandai Road exit.

According to the post’s caption, the e-scooter appears to be similar to a DYU model.

Depending on the size of the e-scooter’s battery, which determines its overall range, each e-scooter retails for up to S$900 each.

At only 12kg in weight and 1 metre in length, it is considered a lightweight and handy mode of transport.

The top speed is pegged at 25kmh.

It is possible for such rides to go faster after modifications and overwriting the maximum speed limit mechanism — but it could land the importer or seller in trouble for making such illegal changes.

Not allowed on roads

E-scooters are not allowed on roads in Singapore.

On footpaths they are limited to 10kmh.

E-scooters, also known as personal mobility devices (PMD), cannot exceed 20kg in unladen weight and 25kmh in speed.

Owners of PMD will have to start registering their devices from January 2019.

Here’s the full video in case you cannot see it:

Related:

Confirmed: Speed limit for e-scooters & bicycles on footpaths cut to 10kmh from Jan. 2019

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Belmont can pronounce "tchotchke".

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