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18 Jan 2019
News Releases
From 1 February 2019, new rules to encourage safer path and road-sharing behaviours will kick in. These new rules are: a) Lower speed limit for riders on footpaths; b) Mandatory use of helmets by cyclists on roads; c) "Stop and look" at road crossings; and d) Maximum device speed for personal mobility aids (PMAs) These rules were announced in September 2018 when the Government accepted the recommendations proposed by the Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP), and are part of ongoing efforts to foster greater rider responsibility and encourage safe sharing of our paths and roads. Please refer to the attached news release for the details.

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24 Apr 2016
News Releases
Do you give way to pedestrians? Slow down or push your bicycles or personal mobility devices (PMDs) when approaching crowded areas? Or stop to look out for vehicles at a traffic crossing? These are part of a series of safe riding behaviours which the Land Transport Authority (LTA) aims to inculcate in cyclists and PMD users. For more information, please refer to attached news release.
12 Apr 2016
News Releases
As announced at the 2016 Committee of Supply Debate, the Government has accepted in full the Recommendations on the Rules and Code of Conduct for Cycling and the Use of Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) by the Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP). Please refer to the attached Fact Sheet for more information.
17 Mar 2016
News Releases
The Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP) submitted its recommendations for the proposed rules and code of conduct to facilitate the safe and harmonious use of footpaths, cycling paths and shared paths to the Ministry of Transport today. It conducted a nation-wide public consultation exercise to gather feedback and suggestions. For more information, please refer to the attached news release.

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