Silver Zones for seniors, booster seats for kids for enhanced road safety in Singapore

Pedestrians in Singapore. (PHOTO: Mohd Fyrol/AFP via Getty Images)

SINGAPORE — The Singapore government has announced on Thursday (5 March) several measures targeted at making roads safer and public transport systems more inclusive for the country’s vulnerable pedestrians and commuters.

Some of the measures include more Silver Zones to enhance road safety for senior pedestrians; an expansion of a mobile app trial with assistive technologies for wheelchair users and visually-impaired commuters; and free booster seats for young children on SMRT taxis.

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