From 2nd January, in case you have a private mobility gadget (PMD), you will have to register formally with LTA. Nonetheless, not all PMDs are affected. Right here are some things that that you must take notice.

What is that this Registration?

On account of many incidences regarding PMDs (particularly e-scooters), the Singapore Authorities has set a rule to register PMDs.

“From 2 January 2019, house owners of electrical scooters (e-scooters) can register their units on-line or at any Submit Workplace (besides Thomson and Whampoa Submit Workplaces).”

Supply: https://www.onemotoring.com.sg/content material/onemotoring/dwelling/shopping for/vehicle-types-and-registrations/E-Scooters.html

S$20 registration price is required for each registration. From now until end-March 2019, if you happen to register on-line or via Submit Workplace, you’ll be exempted the registration price.

Find out how to Examine if you happen to Must Register?

All motorized private mobility units with handlebars have to be registered. Nonetheless, you should be sure that they match the necessities.

Solely e-scooters that meet the next standards might be registered and used on public paths:

  • Most gadget unladen weight of 20 kg;
  • Most gadget width of 70 cm; and
  • Most gadget pace of 25km/h.

Find out how to Examine if Yours is Throughout the Requirement?

Mainly, it’s a must to choose your self throughout the registration and declare accordingly. For those who made false declaration throughout the registration, here’s what you would possibly get: –

“If there are false declarations, the registration of the e-scooter might be cancelled and the registration price forfeited. Offenders might be fined as much as $5,000 and/or face an imprisonment as much as 12 months. If a non-compliant e-scooter is used on public paths and roads, it might be impounded, seized and forfeited.”

Supply: https://www.onemotoring.com.sg/content material/onemotoring/dwelling/shopping for/vehicle-types-and-registrations/E-Scooters.html

What Else You Must Know?

Other than the three primary criterias to register your PMDs, additionally, you will have to declare in case your PMD is UL2272 licensed.

“The UL2272 commonplace specifies a set of security necessities masking {the electrical} drive practice system together with the battery system, different circuitry and electrical elements of motorised PMDs corresponding to e-scooters. We would require all motorised PMDs to be licensed to the UL2272 commonplace to enhance public security and handle the chance of fireside incidents involving motorised PMDs.”

Supply: https://www.lta.gov.sg/knowledge/apps/information/press/2018/20181212_E-scooter_registration_process_AnnexA.pdf

In case your PMD just isn’t UL2272 licensed, you possibly can nonetheless register and trip it till end-December 2020. Observe that will probably be de-registered robotically from 1st Jan 2021.

“Upon registration, house owners can be required to declare if their gadget is licensed to the UL2272 commonplace. Current non-UL2272 licensed e-scooters might be registered so long as they have been bought earlier than 1 July 2019. Homeowners can proceed utilizing these registered non-UL2272 licensed e-scooters on public paths till 31 December 2020. These registered non-UL2272 licensed e-scooters can be robotically deregistered on 1 January 2021, when non-UL2272 licensed e-scooters are not allowed for use on public paths.”

Supply: https://www.lta.gov.sg/knowledge/apps/information/press/2018/20181212_E-scooter_registration_process_AnnexA.pdf

Find out how to Examine If Your PMD is UL2272 Licensed?

You possibly can test the sticker in your PMD. When you have any of those stickers in your PMD, you’re “secure”.

Nonetheless, don’t take my phrases without any consideration. Comply with the hyperlink under for full particulars.

So, I suppose by now, it’s best to already know if that you must register your PMD or not. Right here is the net hyperlink to register your PMD.

Do do not forget that it’s a must to log-in to OneMotoring earlier than you possibly can proceed with the registration. Listed below are the steps and necessities whenever you register.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Log in to www.onemotoring.com.sg/escooter together with your SingPass or CorpPass 2FA, and have the next prepared:

  • Make/mannequin of your e-scooter, in addition to its specs (i.e. presence of seat(s), variety of wheels, color of e-scooter)
  • Softcopy color {photograph} of your e-scooter (max. add file measurement: 5MB)
  • Smooth copy color {photograph} of the certification mark in your e-scooter whether it is UL2272 licensed (max. add file measurement 5MB)
  • e-NETS (Web Banking Account with Citibank, DBS/POSB, OCBC/Plus!, Customary Chartered Financial institution or UOB) or credit score/debit card (VISA or MasterCard solely) to make cost for the $20 registration price (waived if you happen to registered from 2 January to 31 March 2019)  

Apply in individual at any Submit Workplace (solely from 2 January to 30 June 2019)

Convey alongside the next:

  • A accomplished copy of the registration kind (Kind PMD01) 
  • Identification doc (authentic NRIC/FIN for people, printout of ACRA enterprise profile for companies)
  • Hardcopy {photograph} of your e-scooter
  • Hardcopy {photograph} of the UL2272 certification mark in your e-scooter (in case your e-scooter is UL2272-certified)
  • Registration price of $20 by money or NETS (waived if you happen to register from 2 January to 31 March 2019)

Observe: Registration just isn’t out there at Thomson and Whampoa Submit Workplaces.

What You Must Do After Registering Your PMD?

When you’re accomplished registrating your PMD, that you must do these.

  • After registering, you’ll obtain a Registration Mark bearing a singular registration quantity assigned by LTA.
  • Fabricate an Identification Mark bearing the registration quantity.
  • Affix the LTA Registration Mark and the Identification Mark in your e-scooter inside 14 calendar days after registration.

That’s it. Hope that helps to get your PMD register easily.