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This could be the perfect advertisement for "Examples on the road you should not follow"

We have a highly intense video to talk about today. We counted five infractions in just 20-seconds! Mistake no. 1 Pedestrian A uses his phone while crossing the zebra crossing. Mistake no. 2 The driver of Toyota Estima didn't give away to the PMD rider crossing the zebra crossing. 🙅‍♂️ Mistake no. 3 Boy boy in white riding a PMD so recklessly! Mistake no.4 Young mother (I assume ah) riding with her kid without any safety equipment and looking at her phone while riding PMD. 🤦‍♂️ MIstake No. 5 The boy boy in white just weaving left and right on the road like it is his grandfather road. Mistake No. 6 The boy boy in white just turns at a junction leading to a road that goes against traffic flow. Let us know if you spotted more! Here's the video for you reference.   --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!  

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3 guys, 3 different BMWs – how do they make their pick?

Three very different men of different ages decide on their favourite BMWs to suit their backgrounds and lifestyles. What are the BMWs that they’ve picked   BMW’s ‘Power of Choice’ strategy offers customers the opportunity to choose the powertrain of their choice, from petrol-powered BMWs to plug-in hybrid or fully electric ones.   For those who still prefer internal combustion engines, BMW’s wide range of models means that we get to pick the best car to suit our needs.   While the more traditional choices include the 3 Series, 5 Series and 7 Series, you now have BMWs in all shapes and sizes. These include hatchbacks, coupes, MPVs and SUVs.   But what would be a great start to the BMW range? I took my two colleagues to find out. And as cliché as it sounds, it was as easy as one, two, and three. The 1 Series – Young and professional   In the working world, image is almost everything. And in my late 20s, there are many around me who want an identifiable badge, and they look at the BMW 1 Series for such inspiration.   After all, being the 1 Series, it is the introduction to the world of BMW. It’s a hatchback, so it’ll appeal to those looking for an easier car to move around town.   But for me, it isn’t about the badge. It is about having a car that’s pretty complete in features and driving quality. And the 1 Series delivers. It has safety assistance features such as Lane Keeping Assistant and Blind Spot Detection, and even added connectivity features such as wireless charging and wireless Apple CarPlay.   And with its turbocharged 1.5-litre engine offering ample power along with a well-tuned chassis, it is a joyous drive when you throw some bendy bits of road at it.   Mind you, this is the 116i variant of the BMW 1 Series, making it a Category A COE car. That means more savings, and yet, it still delivers a complete package.     The 2 Series – Style and substance   But hatchbacks aren’t for everyone. In Singapore, at least, sedans are still the traditional choice.   And Desmond, now in his early 30s, is a stylish sort of man. But in a professional setting, having a car that’s a little too quirky isn’t exactly what he needs.   What fits his needs, then? It is the 2 Series Gran Coupe. It is a practical four-door car, with a sloping, coupe-like silhouette. There’s style, substance, and big boot(y) practicality to the mix. What’s not to like? And talking about that boot, it is 430 litres big - more than enough hauling capacity for a family. That is of course if Desmond ever plans to build a family.   But the 2 Series Gran Coupe effectively offers what’s available with the 1 Series and more. You get the good road manners and plenty of safety and infotainment features to justify its price tag. And in this 218i trim, you also get a higher dose of power, at 138hp and 220Nm of torque from its 1.5-litre turbo lump.   And not to forget the generous dose of style the 2 Series Gran Coupe offers on the road. For a stylish man like Desmond, it is the perfect fit.   The 3 Series – Family professional   The 3 Series has been the staple in the BMW range for over seven generations, making it the oldest name amongst the other two. And currently, it is one of the best executive sedans out there.   The 3 Series is not all about suits and ties. We’ll all look good in a 3 Series, but it does offer that stately age after being in the business for so long.   Thus, for someone like Julian, a family man of two kids, you just cannot go wrong with the 3 Series. When the family is involved, comfort tends to be one of the priorities. As for ticking the right boxes, the 3 Series is now bigger, so there’s plenty of room to spare. While all three cars have air-con vents at the back, the one in the 3 Series has climate control. This allows Julian’s passengers to adjust the temperature to their liking.   Which is quite a big deal, because this is the 318i – the introductory variant to the 3 Series here in Singapore.   And with it comes a slew of standard features for Julian to enjoy. From BMW’s Intelligent Personal Assistant, which recognises voice commands, and a Reversing Assistant that takes control of the steering to trace the last 50 metres travelled, to the Digital Key, enabling Julian to set up his car key on a compatible iPhone and share it with up to five friends. Not to forget wireless features comprising charging, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto - the whole nine yards.   And when you want to have some fun behind the wheel, that taut and agile chassis we’ve all known the 3 Series offers is still there. Does the complete package exist? Julian sure thinks so!   Easy as One, Two, Three   As you can see, the 1 Series, 2 Series and 3 Series are perfect choices for us in the Editorial team. All three cars are comprehensively packed with the latest features and equipment, comfortable to ride in and practical for couples or families.   But more importantly, when it comes to dynamic driving abilities, you can bet these BMWs will put a smile on your face, every single time. What more can you ask for in a car that can proficiently serve as a means of transport and deliver spirited driving in spades?   Choosing your first BMW? It is easier than you think.   --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!

Deeq

Deeq

Entitled pedestrian forces cars to stop for him while he jaywalks

An entitled jaywalker was caught "using the Force" to make cars stop for him as he crossed a traffic junction while the traffic lights were red.    The short video showed a camcar driver attempting to turn right at Wellington Circle when the light was green, only to suddenly stop short when the driver noticed a man jaywalking across the road. As if stopping the car was not enough for him, the man had his arm stretched out to signal for other vehicles to stop for him as well. Very similar to using the Force (Star Wars reference). According to the driver, he felt that it was not wise of the jaywalker to risk his life as not all drivers might be paying attention while making a turn. Jaywalking is a chargeable offence. First-time offenders will be issued a fine of $50 while repeat offenders will be issued a fine of up to $1,000- and 3-months jail!  Netizens' reactions Some of the comments make for very good captions. Pedestrians should be considerate and avoid jaywalking to prevent accidents from happening. Saving a few seconds of your time is not worth risking your life.   --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!

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unicornfloof

Suspected drunkard kicks driver's vehicle for nothing 🤷🏼‍♂️🤨

The driver was driving along Geylang Lorong 17 on Saturday night (June 26). He stopped at a crossing to let pedestrians cross the road when a middle-aged man suddenly walked up to his vehicle and gave it a hard kick. In the video, the man can be heard engaging in a confrontation with the driver after kicking the vehicle. The driver even reverses the car to ask the man 'what the problem was'. According to the driver, he had no relations with the man and that there was nothing before the incident that could have explained the unprovoked attack. Drunk or Drugs? Suspecting that he was either drunk or on drugs, the driver wanted to call the police on the spot, but he was faced with taunts from the man, who claimed that the police knew 'who he was'. Towards the end of the video, as the driver can be heard angrily complaining to his passenger about the incident.  Although he could not find the culprit afterwards, the driver stated that he has already made a police report regarding the incident and alerted other drivers who frequent the area as well. Netizens' reactions Many netizens managed to joke about the situation, with some encouraging the driver to leave the 'crazy' or 'drunk' man alone to prevent a bigger accident in the future.  This is a pretty bizarre incident.   --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!

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unicornfloof

Reckless Audi A4 driver hits FoodPanda rider

An Audi A4 was seen recklessly cutting 2 lanes along Upper Bukit Timah Road on Wednesday (June 23), which resulted in the vehicle hitting a FoodPanda rider.  According to the video, the black Audi A4 was cruising on the right of the camcar when it suddenly swerved towards the left, almost hitting a white Toyota van in the middle of the road.  Upon collision, the FoodPanda rider and his motorcycle flew for a short distance before landing in front of a petrol station.  It has been speculated by the video's description that the driver of the Audi A4 might have wanted to turn left but failed to form up in time, which resulted in the sudden swerve towards the left.  Netizens' reactions Many netizens were upset with the reckless driving behaviour of the Audi A4, which could have prevented the accident if the driver had properly planned his route and was more aware of his surroundings. While we are unsure of the FoodPanda rider's condition at the moment, we wish him a speedy recovery and hope that all drivers will pay more attention when they're on the roads.    --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!

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unicornfloof

Good Samaritan saves petrol attendant from a scheming S.O.B customer 👿👿👿

Ladies & Gentleman, I would like to have your attention for a minute. As I was surfing the net to look out for newsworthy content (actually, I am looking out for goondu blueSG drivers) to share with everyone, I happened to chance upon the 'crook of the century' bullying a petrol attendant by insisting that he only asked to pump $15 worth of petrol instead of a full tank. Fortunately, Kelvin the Samaritan, who shared this piece of news on social media after, decided to help the petrol uncle attendant out. Here's the recap of the post. Kelvin the Samaritan paid for the petrol. I do not have much information about what had happened, but here's what I think went down:   Be gracious toward others. We don't really have a lot of information about the driver of the Toyota Altis, but what I have always been taught is to be gracious toward others. Your car will use the petrol inside the tank at the end of the day, so even if the petrol attendant pumped wrongly, you will still get to use it. If you think of it in another way, the petrol attendant also helped you to save more time going to the petrol kiosk later!  $15 petrol I just went to fuelkaki to check on our fuel price, Ron 95 is priced at $2.41 the cheapest. At max he can only have 6.5L of petrol, Let's say the Toyota Altis can have a fuel economy of 12km/L. So roughly after travelling 74km, he will go back and "full-teen" another petrol already. Please arh. Stop arh. Beat your backside then you know. Kudos to Kelvin And a huge shoutout to Kelvin who helped the petrol attendant in such a situation. You deserve a cup of coffee from us! If you see this, look for Uncle Koba.   --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!  

kobayashiGT

kobayashiGT

Honda Civic collides into Hyundai Tucson after performing discretionary right turn at Yishun

A discretionary right turn goes wrong and ends up in a collision at Yishun Avenue 2. The incident occurred yesterday (June 22) when a white Honda Civic attempted to perform a discretionary right turn at a junction and collided with a black Hyundai Tucson. The video also showed another van swerving around the Honda Civic after the crash to avoid hitting it again. A pedestrian was also seen lying on the ground at the end of the video. However, it was not specified if the black Hyundai Tucson had hit the pedestrian. A discretionary right turn refers to a junction allowing for motorists to make a right turn as long as there is a suitable gap in oncoming traffic. The driver is allowed to decide when to turn right when he or she feels that it is safe to do so without the need for a green arrow. This is not the first time that a vehicle performing a discretionary right turn ends up in a serious traffic accident. In 2018, two high-profile traffic incidents involving vehicles attempting to perform discretionary right turns resulted in the deaths of two people. According to Channel News Asia, the Land Transport Authority announced plans to phase out discretionary right turns in Singapore following the two fatal accidents. By 2023, more than 1,200 junctions will have red-amber-green turning arrows. While the importance of discretionary right turns has been a popular debate topic, it goes without saying that drivers should take extra precaution when performing such manoeuvers.   --- Thinking of selling your car? sgCarMart Quotz guarantees the highest selling price for your car. We’ll even give you $100 cash if you find a better offer elsewhere! Get a free quote to find out how much your car is worth today!

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unicornfloof

Injured cyclist's ghostly cries wakes up neighbourhood at 4 in the morning

On Saturday (June 19), at around 4:17 a.m., a cyclist had gotten into an accident at Yio Chu Kang Link. His high-pitched wails could be heard throughout the entire neighbourhood. According to the person who had recorded the incident, the cyclist was first seen wailing by the roadside and clutching his leg in pain. A few minutes later, the wailing stopped and the cyclist was seen scolding the driver of a white car. Thinking that the cyclist had lost his leg or broke a bone, the man called for an ambulance while filming. When the paramedics arrived, he was relieved to see that the cyclist was able to stand on his own.  However, this led to more confusion as he was unsure of what the cyclist was crying over.  Netizens' reactions Once the video was posted, netizens quickly commented on the cyclist's ghostly cries, with some speculating that he could have been crying over the damage done to his bicycle.  TBH, it would be pretty scary to hear those cries at 4 in the morning. While the extent of the cyclist's injuries is still unknown, we hope that everything is alright and we wish him a speedy recovery!

unicornfloof

unicornfloof

Female cyclist hits uncle and leaves him lying in a pool of his own blood

A heartbreaking post was posted on Facebook about an incident that had happened yesterday (June 16) along Yuan Ching Road.  According to the post, a female cyclist had hit a 68-year-old uncle as he was walking to his hawker stall and left him lying in a pool of his own blood. Passers-by noted that the cyclist was using her handphone prior to the incident and did not have proper lights on her bicycle. The man's daughter wrote a statement regarding the incident, stating that her father had hit his head and fainted upon the impact. He was then promptly sent to the hospital, where his injuries had shown that the impact was huge due to the fast speed of the bicycle.  Continuing her statement, she urged all cyclists to ride at a safe speed along pedestrian walkways and to install lights to alert senior citizens and other pedestrians of their presence.  She ended her statement with a plea for more cycling paths around the area as there are many senior citizens living in the estate. Netizens' reactions Many netizens expressed their well wishes for the uncle in the comments, with some reprimanding the cyclist for not helping an injured senior citizen.  We wish the uncle a speedy recovery too and hope that the cyclist would be brought to justice soon. 

unicornfloof

unicornfloof

Tyres are crucial to your safety, get them replaced by the professionals you trust

Think you need a new set of tyres? Just leave it to the professionals at Borneo Motors and Champion Motors to sort it out - you deserve to drive with peace of mind. Text and photos by Goh Zhi Xuan You’ve probably heard and read about this a dozen times, but I’ll reiterate, tyres are the most important part on any wheeled vehicle. Think about it, they are the only point of contact between your car and the road. The tyres are the ones doing the heavy lifting to keep you safe and sound while driving down the roads, and that’s why you would want the best when it comes to them.   If you are driving a Lexus, Toyota or Suzuki, here’s some great news. You won’t have much to worry about the tyres on your cars, Borneo Motors (BMS) and Champion Motors (CMS) now offer the most comprehensive tyre protection programme in the industry - Total Tyre Shield. Strict quality control that you can trust There are no better people than the skilled technicians at your Authorised Distributor (AD) to entrust the important job of maintaining your car. Needless to say, when it comes to something as important as tyres, you’ll do well with the same trusted bunch. Trained and certified by the respective manufacturers, experts at your AD would have the intrinsic knowledge on every nook and cranny, and knows just how to keep your car running perfectly and safely. When you entrust your car to the AD you can be sure that only the adequate size and type of tyre for your car will be recommended, ensuring a safe and fuss-free driving experience. With the strict quality control in place as well as the knowledge on proper storage of tyres, you wouldn’t have to worry about the condition of the tyres that you are getting – with BMS and CMS, quality is assured. Exceptional value It’s not just quality that you’ll get, Borneo Motors and Champion Motors are determined to offer the best value to its customers as well. There’s really no need to shop around for tyres when you can get such a great deal with the AD. If you have a preferred brand, you’ll be glad to know that there are several brands of tyres for you to choose from. BMS and CMS works directly with the distributors of the tyre brands, not only does this open up a range of tyres to best fit your needs, it also enables them to minimise your tyre costs.  And the cost savings is clear to see - tyres for Toyota and Suzuki cars begin at just $96 per piece. Meanwhile, drivers of Lexus cars can get their new tyres from as low as $160. The best part of getting your new tyres from BMS or CMS, is the Total Tyre Shield programme that you’ll automatically get to enjoy when you purchase a fresh set of tyre from them. Total Tyre Shield allows you to drive with peace of mind What is Total Tyre Shield? Well, think of it as an insurance plan for your tyres. Total Tyre Shield offers unlimited coverage on three important services to ensure the longevity of a set of tyres - puncture repair, rotation and wheel balancing, when you purchase a fresh set of tyres. Encountering punctures on your tyres can be a frustrating experience. If you were to leave it be, and drive on low tyre pressure unknowingly, you will risk damaging your tyres and may even endanger your own life should the tyre fail catastrophically. That is why you should get punctures repaired as soon as possible. While tyres are expected to last between 40,000km and 50,000km, or an average lifetime of three years in normal circumstances, this is only achievable with routine tyre rotation, each time you service your car, to ensure even tyre wear. Do not slight the importance of wheel balancing. An unbalanced wheel can result in many problems, it can result in steering vibration, affecting the handling of your car, it can also cause uneven tyre wear, once again shortening the lifespan of your tyres. When you purchase a fresh set of tyres for your Lexus, Toyota or Suzuki from Borneo Motors or Champion Motors, you won’t have to worry about paying for the maintenance of your car’s tyres - everything you need to stay safe on the road is included with your tyre purchase.   Tyres are important, don’t wait any longer. Contact BMS or CMS today to make an appointment for a set of fresh tyres!      

Deeq

Deeq

Here's how you can own a Honda that drives itself like a Tesla

Posted 3 days ago (June 13) on Facebook, a hilarious video showed a man telling his friend about the self-driving feature in his Honda, with a surprise at the end. The video starts with the man’s friend exclaiming over the fact that the car was moving and steering when the man did not have both of his hands on the steering wheel. Holding a fried snack in both of his hands, the man then educated his friend on the new ‘auto-driving’ features in his Honda. Throughout the video, the car was seen turning at junctions and even made a U-turn at one point while both men talked about the car's features. The video promptly ends with the friend turning the camera to reveal the hilarious truth: The ‘self-driving’ Honda was hooked up to a tow truck.  While it’s not common to see autonomous vehicles in Singapore just yet, they might be a reality soon with news of the government testing several driverless vehicles in small areas of the country.  So even if this video was posted as a joke, we may be able to see and own a self-driving Honda soon enough!

unicornfloof

unicornfloof

The first Nissan GT-R to travel from Singapore to Mount Everest is up for sale on sgCarMart

In 2016, a 59-year-old Singaporean engineer drove his Nissan GT-R for 16,000 km from Singapore to the Everest Base Camp in Tibet and back. Now, the legendary vehicle is up for sale on sgCarMart! A grandfather of one, Mr Hoong, wanted to test the limits of the GT-R as stated by Nissan. The car manufacturer claimed that the vehicle is a supercar that can be driven by anyone, anytime, anywhere. Nicknamed Godzilla, the 2008 GT-R only acted up only once throughout the entire odyssey. According to the Straits Times, Mr Hoong took 22 days to arrive at the Everest Base Camp (North) with a Tibetan guide. He then took another 20 days to drive back to Singapore, clocking 16,000 km and 2,600 litres of fuel. Additionally, Mr Hoong made several modifications to the car for the journey. The full list can be found in the listing. Being the first of its own to travel to Everest from Singapore and back, the Nissan GT-R is currently going for $218,000 on sgCarMart. With 7 years of COE left, the 2008 Sports Car spits out 473 bhp of power with an engine cap of 3,799 cc. Equipped with a premium Bose sound system, the vehicle still has its original grey seats and is in tip-top condition.  If you're looking to own a piece of national history, check out the full listing here! *This is not a sponsored ad. This is not an ad, period.

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unicornfloof

BMW M5 caught speeding and beating a red light in Eunos

A BMW M5 was caught speeding recklessly and beating the red light along Still Road on Wednesday (June 9) night. The 39-second clip shows multiple views of the speeding vehicle from a camcar that was at the traffic junction. According to the Road Traffic Act, drivers caught speeding will be awarded demerit points and a composition fine. After watching the video, there is no doubt that the BMW had exceeded the speed limit. Drivers who are caught exceeding the speed limit by more than 40km/h would receive 12 to 24 demerit points, along with a mandatory prosecution in court. Additionally, beating the red light will incur a fine of up to $400 and another 12 demerit points.  With the recent news of actor Gurmit Singh receiving an $800 fine for speeding, I had expected Singaporeans to be more mindful and to avoid speeding on empty roads. Netizens' reactions Honestly, the few minutes that you save on your trip is not worth the consequences that come along with it. Be it an exorbitant fine or a potentially fatal car accident, you would have wished that you didn’t speed in the first place.

unicornfloof

unicornfloof

Is this guy on the bike hot or is he hot?

Is the weather really that warm that you need to ride without clothes? This motorcyclist thinks so. Spotted on SGRV's Facebook and many other sources, a short-hair motorcyclist can be seen riding nude by the camera bike traveling along PIE towards changi. The nude rider then left the highway via the Bedok North Rd exit with the camera bike following closely, allowing us to get a closer look at this bewildering sight. Thankfully, the video that has been uploaded to the web doesn't show his private parts...  

chitchatboy

chitchatboy

Motorcyclist crashes through rear windshield on PIE chain collision

A chain collision occurred on the PIE expressway earlier today (9 June) at around 8:45 a.m., with a motorcyclist seen crashing through the rear windshield of a car with his legs sticking out. Besides the motorcyclist, four other vehicles seemed to be involved in the collision. While the specific details of the accident are still unknown, the video's description indicated that the lanes in both directions of the expressway were shortly closed afterwards.  With an increasing number of chain collision accidents happening locally, it is important for all drivers to be alert and cautious on the road. It is better to be safe than sorry.  We hope that everyone involved in the accident is okay. Further information and updates regarding the accident will be posted in this article.  Update: According to Mothership, it has been reported that the motorcyclist and a woman who was riding pillion on the same vehicle has unfortunately passed on from their injuries.  We send our deepest condolences to their families. 

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unicornfloof

Gurmit Singh, fined and banned from driving for speeding at 131kmh on 70kmh road

Photo: Try Sutrisno Foo On Tuesday, local celebrity Gurmit Singh was fined S$800 and prohibited from driving for three months for speeding (Jun 8). The 56-year-old actor and broadcaster, best known for his sitcom character Phua Chu Kang and recently the super annoying tv endorsement that I am still able to remember inside my head. Mr Singh pleaded guilty to one count of exceeding the speed limit while operating a vehicle under the Road Traffic Act.   The court heard that he drove at a speed of 131kmh along Woodlands Avenue 12 towards Seletar Expressway at around 9.30pm on April 12 this year, on a road where the speed limit was 70kmh.   Gurmit Singh Virk Chainchal Singh, also known as Gurmit Singh Virk Chainchal Singh, arrived unrepresented and dressed in a grey long-sleeved shirt and jeans. The prosecutor requested a driving prohibition and left the sentencing to the court. Singh, according to her, has no prior convictions. Singh testified in court that he was travelling to pick up his son from his internship when he heard a "flapping sound." And just in case you guys dunno what is flapping sound, I found you guys a sound clip.   District Judge Salina Ishak told him he could have put his son's life in danger, as well as his own. "I understand, your honour. I regret doing what I did," said Singh. Singh recently reprised his role as contractor Phua Chu Kang for a song in support of COVID-19 vaccines. The penalties for speeding for a first-time offender are a jail term of up to three months, a fine of up to S$1,000, or both.  This is doubled for repeat offenders. Drivers who are convicted of speeding can be banned from driving for whatever period the court deems fit.   Guys, watch your speed while you are driving.  

kobayashiGT

kobayashiGT

P-plate driver got caught littering, ensuring that the garbage is at least within the drain.

Singapore is a fine city. There are many things that you will be fined if you are doing so. Never wear a mask in public - Fine $300. Not Wearing Clothes At Home If You Can Be Seen - Fine Of Up To $2,000 And/Or Jail Anyhow littering - Fine Of Up To $2,000 So today we have a P-plate driver who supposes to pay extra attention and be more gracious on the road but she didn't do after she has parked the car. She was seen walking out of her car throwing some trash and she went back to pick it up (for a moment, I thought her guilt have made her realised her mistake) and throw it back again inside the drain. Here's the recap. I am not a saint either. But during this period where the world is combating Covid-19, for your own sanitary waste like tissue paper and wet wipes, it is best to throw it inside a rubbish bin. And just in case this lady does read my blog, this is how Singapore rubbish bin looks like.  It is green in color, it is in a cylindrical shape and you will notice there is a lot of rubbish inside. 😁   And btw folks, from 1st of June, we have to return our tray when we are eating at the hawker centre too. When our P2HA is over and we can dine-in, let's return our tray when we are eating at hawker centre! Source:  SG Road Vigilante Backup

kobayashiGT

kobayashiGT

SBS bus hit by cement truck while turning right, mounts divider and hits Toyota Hiace van

An Isuzu cement truck beats the red light signal while turning and hits an SBS bus along Aljunied Road on Thursday (June 4). The force of the collision threw the bus driver out of his seat and caused the vehicle to mount the road divider, resulting in a second crash with a stationary Toyota Hiace van.  Based on the video, the bus ended up crashing through a fence of a nearby construction site while the cement truck appeared to be damaged from the collision as well.  According to this Mothership post, the bus driver and two other passengers have been sent to Raffles Hospital on the same day. The driver has since been discharged and is on hospitalisation leave.  Netizens' reactions With an increasing number of heavy vehicle accidents in recent years, it is wiser for drivers to slow down and take more caution while manoeuvring these bulky vehicles. 

unicornfloof

unicornfloof

BlueSG car uses instant torque to squeeze itself ahead on merging lanes

A BlueSG car recklessly speeds up in a merging lane and forces the camcar driver (with his pregnant wife in the car) to swerve and prevent a collision. Like all electric vehicles, the Bollore Bluecar comes with instant torque which allows the vehicle to accelerate quicker than internal combustion engine (ICE) cars. You can clearly see the disparity in acceleration in the video. Let's look at some R&R (not rest and relaxation) But, at the end of the day, it doesn't matter how fast you can accelerate. There are rules and regulations that need to be adhered to. According to the Highway Code: In the case of this video, the camcar driver has the right of way as he was in front of the BlueSG car, which was on the yielding lane. Furthermore, there was no need for the BlueSG car to overtake the camcar as the road was not congested and there was no junction ahead.  However, there is the possibility that the BlueSG driver was rushing to save a few dollars due to the company’s rental plans. According to BlueSG, users are charged $0.36 per minute during their rental on top of a monthly fee, which explains why BlueSG drivers are typically seen rushing around all the time. Netizens' reactions Careless driving in Singapore racks up a fine of $200 and 6 demerit points. Just FYI.

unicornfloof

unicornfloof

Fatal accident with a young cyclist and Malaysian trailer along Marina East Drive

On Monday (May 31) at around 4:25 p.m., a 14-year-old male cyclist met with a fatal accident with a Malaysian-registered trailer along Marina East Drive. According to the CNA article, the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. He had been riding a fixie bike, also known as a fixed-gear bike or a brakeless bicycle, which meant that the bicycle did not have any brakes. The Ministry of Transport announced the ban of such bicycles on public paths and roads in January this year.  The 37-year-old trailer driver has been arrested for careless driving causing death.  The photographs of the accident site posted onto SG Road Vigilante's Facebook shows the mangled bicycle torn into pieces. A screenshot of the trailer driver's outstanding traffic police fines was also posted on Facebook, showing that he had an unpaid amount of $600 from 2019. We offer our deepest condolences to the cyclist's family and hope that both drivers and cyclists will take more caution while on the road.

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Truck driver forces open carpark gantry for Malaysian Lexus to evade parking fees

A truck driver was spotted forcing open the carpark gantry arm for a Malaysian-registered Lexus in an open-air carpark along Hougang St 61 on 1st June, at around 11:26 p.m.  The video also showed screenshots of the truck driver having outstanding fines while the Lexus driver did not seem to have a valid Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) or any outstanding VEP fines.  Netizens' reactions Several netizens quickly commented on the possibility of the Lexus driver having to push the arm due to the fact that it might not have an in-vehicle unit (IU) as it was a Malaysian vehicle. While the intentions behind forcing the gantry arm open were unclear,  it is absolutely dangerous to do so without instruction from the appropriate authorities. Nevertheless, it isn't right to damage public property for the sake of skimping on a few dollars for parking! 

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This won't replace your Secret Lab chair, but we reckon its nearly as good

Need a new chair for your home office but don't want a Secret Lab chair like most people do?  Check out this very familiar-looking chair that you can now buy at a starting price of $100. Thanks to a local company that specialises in scrapping vehicles, you can now own a part of our public buses that have been prowling our roads for the last 10 or more years. 

The company, Kim Li Huat, posted this simple and sleek Volvo B9TL CDGE chair that has been blessed with a new base on their company's facebook page, saying that if you wish to buy in bulk, the price even can be lowered.

For those who wonder where these seats came from, a quick search on the web showed that these Volvo buses have been plying on our roads for about 15 years (out of their 17-year statutory lifespan) and had their interior refreshed less than 3 years ago before they were taken out of service.  Credits to landtransportguru for the info and photos.  

chitchatboy

chitchatboy

Just another day in Yishun - woman lies on the road, motionless and silent

In a recent post on STOMP, we find a woman lying down in the middle of the road looking up at the sky. She was initially sitting down along Yishun Avenue 5 before lying down. This unusual incident occurred in front of a bus stop at Block 732 Yishun Street 72 on Monday (May 31), at around 8.40pm. And here are some comments from the stomper who uploaded the images on STOMP. We don't know whether this is an isolated incident or a recurring one so if you're in the Yishun area, please drive with caution and don't mistake the lady for debris. We don't want another hit-&-run case like yesterday's Shiba Inu incident (refer to post below). Personally, I feel sad for the lady. She might some mental issues that requires medical attention. If anyone encounters such incidents, please react graciously. You never know what the other party is going through.  

kobayashiGT

kobayashiGT

Man vandalises car at Oasis Terraces, caught on CCTV

Two days ago, a camcar parked at Oasis Terraces, a shopping centre located in Punggol, was vandalised by a man wearing a dark grey shirt and yellow lanyard.  According to the CCTV footage included in the video, the man appeared to use a sharp object to scratch all four sides of the vehicle, resulting in damages as pictured above. As people unknowingly walked by, the man ducked behind a pillar beside the car before making a second round around the vehicle.  Under the Vandalism Act, any attempt to commit any act of vandalism results in a penalty of a fine not exceeding $2,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 3 years and corporal punishment of not less than 3 strokes and not more than 8 strokes of the cane.  Netizens' reactions While we are not sure of the whole story as to why this camcar was vandalised, netizens speculated that it could just be that the camcar owner was unlucky enough to be chosen or that the owner must have offended the man before this incident. If you have been to Oasis Terraces recently or are intending to for the next few days, do be careful and protect your vehicle from potential vandalism. If you have seen this man or have any information regarding this incident, you can respond to the original post on Facebook.

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unicornfloof

Road-raging Mercedes S300L driver plays braking game after being horned

Uncle, where is your mask? On 24th May at 10:03 pm, a video was filmed of a camcar driver experiencing road rage after he had honked at a Mercedes S300L along Hougang Avenue 2.  According to the camcar driver's statement, the Mercedes driver had cut into his lane aggressively while failing to signal, which led to the camcar driver hitting his horn to warn him. Immediately after, the Mercedes vehicle remained in front of the camcar and was seen dangerously braking suddenly multiple times. Additionally, once both vehicles reached a traffic junction, the Mercedes driver got out of his car and challenged the camcar driver by swearing and smashing his side window. This traumatized the camcar driver, who endured the violent behavior before driving off once it is safe to do so.  Netizens' reactions With the recent implementation of stricter road rage measures in the Road Traffic Act, drivers who commit road rage will be disqualified from driving. What are your thoughts on this incident? Was the camcar in the wrong for honking or was this all just a product of another entitled driver throwing a tantrum?

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Honda Civic weaves through traffic like a 'boss'

Recently, a video of a Honda Civic dangerously changing lanes along the SLE on 21st May was posted online.  The driver was seen sifting through the lanes on the expressway without a care in the world. On top of that, it was also reported that he was speeding. Netizens' reactions  As usual, netizens were not too happy about seeing the driver's lane changing technique.  What do you think about this reckless behaviour?

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