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“PMDs belongs on the road and not on our path”

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12.06.2018

by Vasanthan Govindasamy (Bob)

I was reading the report submitted by the Active Mobility Advisory Panel who had given their recommendations on Personal Mobility Device (PMD) usage on shared paths and footpaths. It’s amazing to read their credentials.

Seems like all of them are big guns. All they had to say was the obvious as anyone with common sense would be able to do the same. But what amazes me is how they derived with the speed calculations.

The report suggested a recommended maximum speed of 25kmh on a shared path and 15kmh on a footpath. Where in the world did they pluck such speed limits? Was there science involved in it, specifically Newton’s laws on........

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