21 Jun '14, 11am

Find out what all the fuss is about with electric scooters:

Find out what all the fuss is about with electric scooters:

First things first. Are these things legal? There are currently no restrictions or regulations on the usage of electric stand-up scooters on walkways, pedestrian paths and park connectors. You’re not allowed on the roads, though, and of course, you should slow down when there’s a crowd and step off to push the scooter at traffic junctions. Helmets are recommended too. How did you come to start importing scooters? Coming back to Singapore after studying in Holland I found it frustrating that I have to take 25 minutes on a bus just to get to the nearest MRT station which is a mere 2.5km away. Unfortunately, our local climate does make it a little impractical to cycle, especially when you have to meet clients and don't want to end up sweating a lot. So I began to look for alternative transport solutions that could help solve the first and last mile of my journey So you think ...

Full article: http://is.asia-city.com/city-living/article/qa-james-lai-...

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