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13 accidents involving motorised bicycles in 3 years: Faishal

SINGAPORE: There were 13 accidents involving motorised bicycles in the last three years, said Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim. Giving an update in response to a question filed in Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 14), Associate Professor Faishal said a motorised bicycle is allowed to carry .....     more

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Marked drop in road deaths, fewer nabbed for drink-driving

The number of road deaths and traffic violations is down markedly, the latest mid-year statistics from the Traffic Police show. In particular, the number of deaths on the road has dropped to 78 in the first six months of this year, from 89 in the same period last year. It is a decrease of more than 12 per cent, not.....     more

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Technician jailed for hurling stone into taxi during dispute

SINGAPORE — He honked, hurled vulgarities and even threw a stone into a taxi after he pulled over and got into an argument with a cabbie on the expressway. For doing so, technician Tanaraj Vellakannoo was sentenced to two weeks’ jail by the State Courts today (July 7). According to court documents, Tana.....     more

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Two men jailed for causing death of motorcyclist in 9-vehicle PIE accident

Workshop manager Pang Chon Seng, 52, was sentenced to four months in prison for his dangerous driving on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on June 19 last year. SINGAPORE - He braked on the expressway to make a rude hand gesture at a stranger - and caused a nine-vehicle pile-up that killed a motorcyclist. Worksho.....     more

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Man gets fine, driving ban for inconsiderate driving which killed toddler

SINGAPORE - A man whose 11/2-year-old daughter died after he crashed into the back of a stationary bus was fined $800 and banned from driving for three months on Wednesday. Alfred Ng Hon Lum, 30, admitted to driving without reasonable consideration along the Central Expressway (CTE) on Sept 22 last year. He failed t.....     more

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Police get extra 'eyes' through 760 participating in-car cameras

SINGAPORE — Following a successful pilot, Bedok Police Division have launched a project where in-car cameras act as extra “eyes” in the community to deter and solve crimes, such as vehicle theft and theft from vehicles. About 760 vehicle owners have joined the “Vehicles On Watch” project,.....     more

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Taxi driver in Pasir Ris crash dies from injuries

SINGAPORE - A taxi driver in his 70s who was captured on video crashing into a car has died from his injuries, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Zainal Sapari said on his Facebook page on Monday. Mr Zainal, who had been in a car behind the two vehicles when the incident happened on Saturday, uploaded footage from his car c.....     more

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Driver, who slept at wheel, jailed for Marine Parade accident that killed cabby

A sales executive, Lim Wei Hong, 27, who fell asleep while driving, was jailed two months and banned from driving for five years after causing an accident that killed a taxi driver. Lim dozed off at the wheel while driving home from supper on May 4, 2013. His vehicle veered to the right crashing into a parked taxi a.....     more

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30-year-old woman dies after bus runs over her outside Punggol Bus Interchange

SINGAPORE - A 30-year-old woman died after she was run over by an SBS bus outside Punggol Bus Interchange on Friday morning. The single-deck bus was believed to be turning out from the interchange and onto Punggol Place when the accident occurred. A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesman said it received.....     more

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Driver who caused fatal CTE crash convicted

The man who ploughed into a stationary vehicle on the Central Expressway (CTE), killing four people, was convicted on Tuesday (May 12). Toh Cheng Yang, 36, was found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving and driving under the influence of drugs. On National Day in 2013, Toh had driven under the influence of .....     more

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