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2 Jan 2018
Tougher Enforcement Against Personal Mobility Device Users
From 15 January 2018, Personal Mobility Device (PMD) users caught riding on roads will face tougher enforcement action, as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) strengthens regulations and enhances its penalty regime to deter errant use of PMDs. For more information, please refer to the attached News Release.
29 Jul 2017
Factsheet: Partnering the Community for Safer Sharing of Public Paths
More than 200 Active Mobility Patrol (AMP) volunteers were honoured at the inaugural AMP appreciation event held today where Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan presented appreciation plaques to the AMP teams to thank them for their valuable contributions over the past year. For more information, please refer to the attached factsheet.
5 Oct 2016
Factsheet: LTA Steps Up Enforcement to Deter Reckless Use of Bicycles and Personal Mobility Devices
Since May this year, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has carried out more than 400 enforcement deployments across Singapore, with emphasis on HDB towns and industrial estates. More than 700 advisories have been issued to cyclists and personal mobility device users caught riding in an unsafe manner. Instances of reckless behaviour include riding power-assisted bicycles (PABs) on footpaths, cycling at night without bike lights which poses a danger to other users, and failing to give way to pedestrians. Please refer to the attached Fact Sheet for more information.
11 May 2016
LTA Launches Dedicated Active Mobility Enforcement Team
From today, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will roll out a dedicated team of Active Mobility Enforcement Officers (AMEOs) to encourage safe sharing of paths as well as deter reckless behaviour on bicycles and personal mobility devices (PMDs). This is part of efforts to encourage safe and gracious sharing of paths as more people take up active modes of commuting such as walking, cycling and using PMDs. Please refer to the attached News Release for more information.
3 Nov 2012
LTA trying out CCTVs to track illegal parking
We refer the letters from Harry Tong (CCTVs a more reliable enforcement option), Chee Chi Weng (LTA needs to be more proactive in preventing hogging of bus bays) and R. Jaichandra (Government agencies should modernise feedback mechanism) in the Straits Times and ST Interactive on 27 October 2012. Our officers conduct regular patrols to enforce against motorists who park their vehicles illegally and obstruct traffic flow.
7 Oct 2012
LTA clears the air on traffic summonses
We refer to the letters from Mr Ng Hang Chuan (‘Stealth booking not the way to go’, Sunday Times, 30 Sep), Mr Dave Yap (‘Is stealth booking the new norm?’, ST Interactive, 2 Oct) and Mr Syed Abdul Muneef (‘Private traffic wardens not right for the job’, ST, 2 Oct). Certis Cisco has a comprehensive training programme to ensure that traffic wardens deployed for the Land Transport Authority’s enforcement action against illegal parking are equipped to carry out their duties professionally.
15 Sep 2010
LTA Takes Over Five Traffic Police Functions
From 1 November 2010, Land Transport Authority (LTA) will take over five functions from the Traffic Police (TP). Mr Colin Lim, LTA's Acting Group Director for Vehicle and Transit Licensing said, "LTA and TP have jointly reviewed the Road Traffic Act to enhance our functions in ensuring smooth flowing traffic and road safety. Please refer to the news release attached for more details.