SINGAPORE (Aug 6): Colin Koh, a burly national sports coach and diving instructor, now teaches pavement etiquette to cyclists and personal mobility device riders. Koh’s organisation has trained thousands of cyclists and PMD riders since March. His vocation is an increasingly important one as more people get on two wheels to bridge the so-called last-mile mobility gap. The number of accidents involving PMDs, bicycles and power-assisted bicycles surged to 128 in 2017, from 19 in 2015, raising public furore against the use of wheels on footpaths.

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