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Personal Mobility Aid (PMA) Regulations

on June 01, 2021

LTA Regulations on Personal Mobility Aids

Active mobility devices governed under the Active Mobility Act (AMA) include:

  • Bicycles
  • Power-Assisted Bicycles (PAB)
  • Motorised and Non-motorised Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs): Kick-scooters, electric scooters, hoverboards, unicycles, etc.
  • Personal Mobility Aids (PMAs): Wheelchairs, motorised wheelchairs or mobility scooters which are designed to carry an individual who is unable to walk or has walking difficulties. 

Code of Conduct for PMA devices

  • No riding of PMAs on road
  • Keep within the speed limits on public paths and roads
  • Maximum Device Speed: 10 km/h
  • Maximum Unladen Weight: No Restriction
  • Maximum Device Width: No Restriction
  • No LTA registration of device required
  • No age limits
  • No driving licence required
  • No road safety theory test or certification required
  • UL2272 is not required for PMA. It is only required for other personal mobility devices (PMD), such as e-scooters and e-bikes.

To ensure the user's safety on the motorized mobility aid, our delivery specialist goes through the instructions step by step on-site. Navigating through the vicinity with the user on the proper handling of the device, from approaching the traffic and small spaces, speed control to using a ramp safely.