It has been reported that the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested an 18-year old man in relation to the case. The company has retrieved their van and the $2,000 reward has been given away.
What went down:
Just last night, at 10:15 pm, a Nissan NV350 van (GBD6425Z) belonging to My Digital Lock Pte Ltd was stolen from Northpoint BIzhub.
The company's CCTV footage showed 2 suspects hacking the vehicle and driving away from where it was parked in Yishun. A police report has been lodged.
The owners are offering a $2,000 reward for finding the suspects. If you have seen the van recently or have any information on the suspects, please contact the company through their phone number (9067 7990) or on their official Facebook page.
We hope that My Digital Lock is able to retrieve its van soon.
Earlier this morning, a photo of a BlueSG driver's unfortunate situation at Tampines was posted on Facebook.
Judging from the caption, it seems like the driver tried to park the vehicle but ended up over-reversing onto the cement kerb.
Even the electric charger was knocked down in the process as well.
After seeing this post, netizens went to comment on their opinions of the driver's haphazard parking technique:
What are your thoughts on this? Is a BlueSG car really that hard to handle, especially for beginner drivers?
TL;DR – A man and a woman harass another couple over a parking dispute in Yishun. No one was hurt, but their childish behaviour is mind-numbing.
Just another day in Yishun - Two men and two women engaged in a road rage dispute over parking.
Before I carry on, please have a look at this 61-second video.
What an ugly start to a video
The video begins with an unattractive (to me) lady making faces and flipping the bird at the occupants of a Toyota Altis.
From the article published on STOMP, we understand that this was in response to the cam car couple trying to park their car next to these two crazies in a Toyota Sienta.
Crazy 1 (C1)
Tf is wrong with this crazy?
YOU HAVE A CHILD WATCHING WHAT YOU’RE DOING FOR GOODNESS SAKE!
Crazy 2 (C2)
Then we have this guy who comes out to challenge the cam car driver making stupid noises and acting like a monkey.
Uncle, you look like you’re 60. WTF you doing? This is you right now.
The uncle even tried to snatch the phone from cam car driver.
All four of them are assisting the police with investigations.
I say, go back to Primary school please.
To the owner of this black Jaguar F-PACE, someone is desperately looking for you.
Earlier today, a video was posted online showing a cam car driver bumping into the back of a black Jaguar F-PACE in the KPE tunnel on 19th May.
The owner of the cam car is currently reaching out on social media platforms to locate the Jaguar driver to privately settle the damages.
Both vehicles were driving on Lane 2 when they noticed that the lane was closed further ahead due to another road accident. The Jaguar driver signalled right to filter to the extreme right lane but was unable to fully enter the lane.
As a result, the cam car driver couldn't stop in time and ended up hitting the back of the vehicle. Due to the heavy traffic conditions at that time, the cam car driver signalled the Jaguar driver to meet further down the tunnel to settle the insurance claims for the incident.
However, as he continued driving in Lane 2 and stopped further in front, he was unable to find the Jaguar driver (who was supposed to appear from his right). As such, the cam car driver had to take the Lorong Halus exit out of the KPE and continued to his destination.
According to the cam car driver, he filed a police report that day and he is willing to pay the Jaguar driver for the damages that he caused.
If you recognise the license plate number or know of someone who had gotten into a similar accident recently, do head on to SG Road Vigilante's Facebook page and post a response.
Are E-Unicycles allowed on our roads? No, if you are wondering.
Under the Active Mobility Act in 2019, only bicycles and e-bikes are allowed on the roads while the rest of these devices need to remain on footpath.
But that's obviously not an issue to this errant powered-unicycle user spotted on the 19th of May 2021 around 11:14pm at the junction of Toa Payoh Lorong 4 and 5.
The cam car driver was annoyed at this male user and high-beamed him when he turned into Toa Payoh Lorong 4.
He beamed the e-unicycle rider again when he casually crossed the road as if he was a pedestrian, ignoring the camera car as he did so.
Cool ah bro?
Here's what netizens want to say on ROAD.sg's post...
So today we have our weirdest accident where the Honda Shuttle (David) decides to lane change into the path of a UD truck (Goliath) that weighs 20 tons. 🙄
Here's the recap.
Both vehicles try to change lane at the same time. I assume that both drivers are aware of the other's presence and both must have the "same thinking".
Honda Shuttle: Aiyah, I can pick up faster than the truck one.
UD Truck: I am bigger and I am at the right of way.
After the accident occurred, the honda owner came out of his car probably to confront the truck driver.
My personal take is this. p.s. This is my personal opinion, so take it with a pinch of salt.
I find that the fault lies on the Honda Shuttle driver, as he wants to avoid the left turn lane and he does not want to wait for traffic to clear before move off.
The truck clearly signals his intention of filtering left since the start of the video. Just stop and let the truck driver go lah! So difficult meh?
Here's the full video.
So ladies and gentleman, please drive with extra prudence especially during this period, if possible stay home and stay safe.
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A woman shared a heartbreaking story on Wake Up Singapore's official Facebook page of how her husband, who was a FoodPanda delivery rider, had passed away due to over-exhaustion.
Recounting her experience, she recounted her experience on how she had to apologise to angry customers who were demanding updates on their late delivery orders on her late husband's phone while standing in front of his body.
She then expressed her feelings about how the delivery company had handled the situation, stressing that the company should have updated her husband's customers about his death and arranging for later deliveries. Instead, she had to be the one to let them know about the tragic news while she was still in shock.
At the end of her story, she emphasised an important point that all Singaporeans should heed.
Being a delivery rider is no easy business and delivery companies should have proper procedures in place to notify their customers if their rider has been in an accident.
What had started out as a Facebook comment quickly became a source of awareness, with hundreds of Singaporeans expressing their condolences and urging popular delivery companies to integrate a better standard of procedures for riders and customers alike.
The whole island was hit with a heavy rainstorm yesterday, with some experiencing more than just a heavy downpour.
From this minute-long video, it seems that a Ferrari 458 was caught speeding down East Coast Road in 'not-safe-for-speeding' weather.
The driver subsequently loses control of the vehicle as he attempts to accelerate, swerving left and right across three lanes before hitting an SBS bus and losing its rear bumper. Ouch!
Netizens' reactions to the incident:
This video ticked off a lot of netizens as they expressed their contempt for the Ferrari driver's dangerous decision:
Although the Ferrari did not cause any major harm to other drivers on the road, it is crucial for drivers on the road to remember to slow down and be extra cautious as Singapore enters its next monsoon season in June.
Thoughts and comments? Please and thank you!
Nicolas Cage, is that you?
What went down
On 17th May 2021, a ghost lorry was spotted rolling across Yio Chu Kang Road without a driver and crashing into the barricade across the street. If you'd like to see the full video, you can check it out here.
Anyways, when I first saw this clip, my initial reaction was:
But afterwards, I realised that there is a possibility that the lorry might not have had its handbrake engaged while its being parked.
Even so, why would one leave a heavy vehicle alone in the middle of the road? Where is the driver? Is the lorry meant to be there in the first place?
Luckily, there were no traffic or pedestrians in sight when this incident happened.
While there is no information yet on where the driver was or why the lorry was left alone, it didn't take long for netizens to joke about this being the new 'driver-less' or autonomous vehicle in Singapore.
Maybe it's another one of Elon Musk's experiments.
I mean, the 7th month is approaching soon LOL.
I think this is the most plausible explanation as well.
What do you think? Is this due to a forgetful driver or is there another 'force of nature' behind this?
TL;DR - An EVO and a GTR duke it out along the MCE to see which is the faster car.
Is there any doubt which would win in a race?
Let’s find out in this 13-second video that we found on Beh Chia Lor's Facebook page.
If your money was on the GTR. You’re absolutely right!
What about speed cameras?
These two drivers are pretty ballsy to race along the MCE, where numerous speed cameras lie in wait to catch speedsters.
For those who are not familiar with the speed limit on the MCE – it’s 80km/hr.
These two cars are definitely going way past 80km/hr.
Err. Okay can.
WOW. I didn’t even notice that till I read this comment. Super observant.
What went down
Just yesterday at 1:05 pm, a video was uploaded onto YouTube featuring a cyclist trying his best to keep up with traffic along the roads of Woodlands Avenue 7.
Now, I’ve seen cyclists do some dangerous stuff before, but this is my first time seeing something of this nature. Honestly, I’m surprised that he even has the muscle strength to cling onto his ‘rides’ while cycling at a high speed.
Based on the comments, we can only assume that the cyclist was performing motor pacing – a form of training for competitive cyclists where they draft behind a pace-controlled vehicle.
While it is legal for cyclists to cycle on the road (given that they follow the proper safety regulations and wear a helmet), motor pacing is often used as an advanced technique for highly skilled cyclists. This cyclist, on the other hand, did not seem to be a competitive cyclist and was not properly equipped with the right gear for such training.
While this cyclist got off perfectly unharmed from his ‘grab & hitch’, what he did was incredibly dangerous and could result in a potentially fatal accident.
Netizens also shared the same sentiment, with some complimenting the humorous background music.
What do you guys think? Was this dangerous stunt part of motor pacing or was the cyclist just really overwhelmed on the road?
Singaporeans spend so much time rushing here and there, living hectic lives. Sometimes, with everything that's happening, you neglect your own safety, and, in this case, you get put to sleep by a higher power.
If you watched the recent Mortal Kombat movie, the way the jaywalker flew reminds me of this scene. But I digress. Let's get right into the video.
It's a sunny (風和日麗) afternoon along a 2-lane road. The right lane is congested. The cam car navigates his way to the left lane (I would too to escape waiting).
The cam car speeds up on the empty left lane and "Mr Ronaldo" (I'm going to call the jaywalker Mr Ronaldo) dashes out of nowhere into the path of the cam car.
"Mr Ronaldo" 👇
Ouch! What an impact. It looks painful, doesn't it? The impact is so strong that it even sends him flying and flipping before crumpling to an unconscious heap on the road.
The driver does not look like it's going extremely fast as he just started picking up speed not too long before Mr Ronaldo jumped in. Think of Mr Ronaldo like a tennis ball and the cam car as a tennis racket. That's rebounding at the maximum velocity right there.
Here's the full video.
While it does not look life threatening, I wish Mr Ronaldo a quick recovery and please watch out for traffic when you cross the road! Even better still, don't jaywalk!
On 11th May 2021, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) uploaded a video onto their official Facebook page featuring the Commander of Traffic Police, SAC Gerald Lim. Spanning 4 minutes, the video takes on the latest amendments to the Road Traffic Act and other traffic-related matters.
Key amendments to the Road Traffic Act
1. Illegal speed trials
An illegal speed trial is defined by a trial where two or more vehicles compete at high speeds through a stretch of road. As noted in the video, vehicles that are involved in illegal speed trials may also be illegally modified to go faster, which is an offence on its own.
For first-time offenders, individuals will face a fine of up to $5,000, up to 12 months of imprisonment or both. Repeat offenders will face a jail sentence of up to 24 months, a fine of $10,000 or both.
Additionally, MHA announces that the vehicle forfeiture routine for illegal speed trials will be amended to make it non-mandatory. This means that if an offender is not the owner of the vehicle involved in an illegal speed trial, and if an offender had used the vehicle without the owner’s consent, there will be no forfeiture of the vehicle to the state. This will ensure that the forfeiture regime is consistent with other offences.
2. Pretending to be the offending driver
Under the new amendments, it is now an offence to defeat the course of justice by asking someone else to pretend to be the offending driver for various situations. This involves not just the individual who is facing the penalties on behalf of someone else, but also the individual who is asking someone else to face the penalties on their behalf.
The penalty for this offence includes facing imprisonment for up to 12 months, a fine of up to $10,000, or both. Offenders will also be disqualified from driving.
3. Road rage
While road rage has been steadily declining in recent years, this uncouth behaviour still exists among local drivers. As such, MHA is introducing new laws to make it easier for motorists who commit this offence to be completely disqualified from driving.
According to a CNA article, this new amendment includes license disqualification for all offences under any written law committed in the context of road rage. These offences include voluntarily causing hurt, causing death by negligent act and wrongful restraint.
For motorists who find themselves a victim of a road-rage offence, SAC Gerald advises drivers to:
1. Remain calm
2. Avoid an exchange of words
3. Apologise to diffuse the situation
4. Call the authorities if the offender continues to be hostile
MHA has also introduced minor amendments with regards to road safety.
1. Driving license suspensions
Under the new amendment, there is no need for secondary legislation to prescribe the circumstances and suspension lengths for future suspensions of driving licenses. This is to provide more operational flexibility.
2. Enhanced criminal penalties
Enhanced criminal penalties for serious traffic offences and repeat offenders will only apply to individuals who have been convicted on at least 2 previous instances.
This would mean that drivers who have been charged and convicted of the same offence before will face the enhanced penalties, even if the maximum penalty for the offence is lower.
3. Taking compounded offences into account for court sentencing
With the new amendment, the court will be able to take into account any traffic offence compounded after 2019 as aggravating factors during sentencing.
What are your thoughts on the new amendments? Should there be more done to ensure greater traffic safety on our roads?
For further clarification on the new amendments, you can read the full article on Channel News Asia.
This is what happens when you get your license from the arcade.
What went down
On 10th May 2021 at 12:04pm, a Tribecar was seen crashing into a Mitsubishi Attrage as the it tried to make an exit out of the CTE tunnel.
The shocking thing was not the fact that the car cut through 3 lanes to make the exit but rather, the driver simply continued driving off after the crash (like as though nothing big had happened just a few seconds ago). Additionally, the crash looked like something that you would see when two people hit each other with their bumper cars in an arcade.
Do you see the resemblance or is it just me?
According to Tribecar's official website, rental drivers involved in an accident are required to stop, take pictures of the incident and get eyewitnesses' statements so that the company could file for an insurance claim. However, this driver's irresponsible actions ticked off netizens as they reprimanded the Tribecar driver for driving off after causing an accident.
Honestly, I believe that all of this could have been avoided if the Tribecar driver had just continued on his route and missed his exit. After all, spending a few dollars for extra rental time definitely beats spending thousands of dollars for repairs.
I hope that all parties involved are fine and that the Mitsubishi driver is still able to make an insurance claim for the damages done to his vehicle.
What do you guys think?
In this video that is circulating on Facebook, an Orange Lamborghini is seen to be driven dangerously on Raffles Ave, and is seen to be skidding across an intersection and cutting an SBS bus while doing a left turn. According to the timestamp in the footage, this took place on Saturday evening (8 May).
Watch the video here:
While attempting the right turn, the sports car lost control, skidded, then bounced off the kerb before accelerating off.
Clearly, it looks like a wet day and the roads are slippery - We urge all drivers in these conditions to drive with extra care especially while turning at a junction.
Later on, the Lamborghini driver made a dangerous, and illegal left turn, cutting an SBS bus at a traffic light intersection. This caused the bus to brake abruptly to avoid a collision with the italian sports car.
Source: Google Maps
Here's what netizens on Facebook have to say about the incident:
In this video, The Suzuki Swift driver is driving on a downhill course along South Buona Vista Road, also known among the driving community as as 99 Bends or "Gao Zhup Gao Wan" in Hokkien.
Watch the video here:
The driver loses control after a long left curve, which has a decreasing radius that requires drivers to slow down.
As seen above: Speed regulating strips to tell the driver to slow down.
The Suzuki Swift seems to be catching up to the car infront, but it lost control at the end of this curve, then skidded and crashed into the barrier just opposite the bus stop.
Here's the route that the driver was on, and the location of the crash site:
Source: Google Maps
We hope the driver is okay - and please drive with care next time. Thankfully, there were no pedestrians nearby.
Netizens also have some comments about the driver:
Someone should contact Universal and hire this lorry uncle for their next movie.
What went down
Click here for the full video: https://www.facebook.com/roadssg/videos/375107703849837
On 5th May 2021 at 5:46 pm, a lorry driver attempted to tap his brakes as he sped through the BKE expressway. Instead of slowing down, the vehicle unexpectedly spun out of control and ended up facing against traffic.
And if that wasn't scary enough, things nearly went south for both the motorcyclist and the dash-cam driver as the lorry stops abruptly. They managed to stop their vehicles just in time to avoid a one-way ticket to heaven.
It was speculated that the driver was speeding with balding or worn-out tyres – something that should have been checked and fixed by the driver or the company before the vehicle hits the open road.
How do I know if my tyres are worn out?
According to this guide, it shows how vehicle tyres would look like under certain conditions, of which all of them would increase tyre wear faster than normal.
Although I’m unsure if the lorry’s tyres were misaligned or wrongly inflated, it is always important for drivers to inspect their tyre pressure and threads once every few weeks on top of the mandatory yearly check.
As always, several netizens rushed to the comments section to voice their concerns about the incident and to praise the driver for stopping in time.
I would have shat my pants even if I were driving in another lane!
What do you think? How often do you check your own tyres?
TL;DR – Cyclist flies into a rage and blocks traffic when cam car driver honks at him. Yet another road rage incident by a cyclist who thinks he owns the road.
I’m all for keeping fit and healthy. If people think cycling does that for them, I’m no one to judge. But, when it starts to endanger the lives of others, we need to draw some lines.
Let’s take today’s video for example
We have a cyclist who raises his right arm, indicating he would like to turn right.
Under the rules and guidelines for cyclists, there’s no wrong there - 100 points for you sir.
But why did he not check for oncoming traffic from behind?
Putting up your hand does not automatically give a cyclist the right-of-way to ‘suka suka’ change lane and endanger other road users. You still need to check your blind spot for cars, yes?
Even when you’re driving a car or riding a motorcycle, you still need to check your blind spot for vehicles if you signal left or right to make a lane change or a turn.
And why so angry?
The video has no audio, but from the body language of the cyclist, it’s pretty apparent that the cam car driver honked at the cyclist.
The cyclist proceeds to get off his bike, obstructs the cam car and challenges the driver to come out to confront him.
This cyclist deserves an A for effort at following the rules and regulations but going through the motions without situational awareness is a fail.
Till the next one!
Just when you thought that things could not get any more ridiculous, Singaporeans will never fail to disappoint.
Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you today's magic trick: a cyclist with a death wish.
It's pretty jaw-dropping even if I say so myself.
What went down
Despite this video only being 46 seconds long, I re-watched it no less than 30 times!
While all the cars on the 5-lane junction wait patiently for the lights to turn green, this cyclist shoots pass the red light onto oncoming traffic adjacent to the five lanes. Like everyone in the office who watched the video, I thought he wouldn't make it, but somehow, he did!
Just to clarify, I do not condone or approve of such behaviour. He could have caused heaps of trouble for many people besides himself.
He almost knocks down a couple of pedestrians
I counted three or four cars that could have collided with him
AND A BUS
If you thought he got into an accident and the camera did not manage to capture it, watch till the end of the video. you'll spot him cycling along the road with not a scratch on him.
Consider my mind... BLOWN. Is he some kind of immortal being?
Meanwhile, netizens had lots to say about the cyclist's stunt:
I sure do hope that our cyclists in Singapore take more caution while they're out cycling on the road. It's better to be safer than sorry, right?
Should more be done to keep cyclists in check? It's getting a little out of hand, don't you think?
I guess money can't buy proper road etiquette, can it?
On 5th May 2021, a short video was posted on Facebook of an Audi A8 driver driving recklessly along Lower Delta Road. It's so bad that I even experienced some serious second-hand embarrassment from watching it.
For those of you who cannot stomach the video, I am going to provide a play-by-play description of the incident below.
So, we start off with the camcar driver, who is innocently drives along the road and slows down when approaching a red light at a traffic junction.
He stops behind a black Audi A8, which continues to inch forward past the white line with total disregard to the red light.
The driver continues to try his luck and even attempts to turn right while there's traffic coming from both sides on the adjacent road.
As if realising that there's no way the universe will let it turn right, the Audi suddenly reverses and almost hits the camcar.
Once the lights turn green, the Audi wastes no time zooming ahead without stopping at the right turn pocket. The driver positions the Audi dangerously near oncoming vehicles as if asking for an accident to happen.
The Audi edged so far into the lane with oncoming traffic that it even made a silver vehicle stop dead in its tracks to avoid a collision. To carry on forward, the silver car had to manoeuvre itself around the Audi in an awkward fashion.
If you thought that was all, think again. There's more!
When the Audi driver saw an empty pocket of space, it sped off to complete the right turn, but there were two oncoming vehicles that could have crashed into the Audi if they had gone any faster.
Netizens quickly took to the comments to voice their opinions (with some speculating that the Audi driver is either drunk, high or does not have a driving license):
Simplified translation: 'You have to wait for death if you want to reincarnate, what's the rush?'
What do you guys think of this road menace?
Here's something that happened in Fernvale you have to see.
According to this minute-long dashcam footage, on 2nd May 2021 at 8:51pm, a driver is seen turning left into Fernvale Link and stopping at the last minute when he realised that there was an oncoming cyclist at the zebra crossing.
Despite giving way to him, the cyclist glares at the driver, stops in the middle of the zebra crossing and gets off his bicycle to hurl vulgarities at the driver (we presume according to his aggressive gestures). The poor driver waits for him to finish before completing the left turn and continuing his journey.
After watching this video, my heart goes out to the driver as I understand the pains of driving at night. Firstly, it's already dark so it's harder to notice pedestrians and cyclists from afar. Then, there's the issue of the cyclist not having a front light and wearing dark clothing, which makes him harder to spot. Lastly, even when the driver stopped in time, he still kena scolded.
Netizens have also taken to the comments to defend the driver and flame the cyclist:
With one guy even suggesting that the driver should have just continued driving:
What do you guys think? Is the driver in the wrong or is the cyclist just another 'entitled loudmouth'?
TL;DR – Ang Moh cyclist harasses Lexus RX by cycling in the middle of the road, obstructing its path and swerves between cars dangerously.
Here’s another reason LTA should come up with some sort of SOP for cyclists to make them accountable for their actions.
In this 70-second video, you can see the male cyclist cycling recklessly to harass the Lexus driver. Putting not just himself but other motorist in danger.
Cyclist vs SUV
The cyclist blocks a Lexus RX on the first lane along River Valley Road near Liang Court.
Honestly, I’ve watched the video like twenty times, and I still have no idea whatafrak the cyclist is doing.
1. He’s cycling without placing his hands on the handlebars of the bicycle
2. His chest and stomach are exposed (eww?)
3. He raises his right hand as if indicating he’s turning right, but he doesn’t turn right
Where it happened
Just in case you’re a little disoriented and unsure where this incident took place.
What’s the trigger?
It looks like the cyclist was trying to indicate that he wanted to turn right on Mohamed Sultan Road, but the Lexus did not allow him to do so.
In response, the cyclist gives the SUV a shove and dangerously swerves through the cars in front to get ahead of the Lexus and block the driver’s path.
It’s just a matter of time.
There are cyclists out there who abide by the laws. Please don’t ‘sabo’. Thanks.
Here's a case of bad driving judgement gone wrong.
Spotted on ROADS.sg facebook page - this red Bentley Continental blocked by a road hogger on CTE towards the City on 18/4/21.
The impatient driver overtakes by filtering two lanes to the left but realises that the lane leads off the expressway.
In a flash, the driver signals and swerves back to the right and smacks into the innocent bike on the centre lane.
Thankfully the cam car managed to catch the Bentley driver in the act.
Naturally, all the keyboard warriors waste no youth blaming the Bentley for the accident...
We thought ComfortDelGro taxi drivers should be the most well-mannered taxi drivers on our island based on service standards, but this driver's actions made us stop and think.
What made us think otherwise? This video of a very pissed-off taxi driver confronting the cam car driver for sounding his horn at him.
Rewinding back to how it all started, the cam car can be heard sounding his horn at the taxi driver after a passenger gets off at a sheltered crossing. The taxi driver then proceeds to move off slowly, triggering the cam car driver to toot his horn in impatience.
The taxi driver does not react to the first horn which leads to a few more horns from cam car.
This is where it gets interesting.
The taxi driver's pissed off at this point, he takes his time to slowly drive into the carpark and stops on the second level to confront the cam car driver.
We don't really know what happened after the taxi driver got off his taxi since most of the clip is on mute.
Thankfully, no one got hurt in this road rage incident.
Could this have been avoided if the cam car just overtook the taxi at the shelter? Let us know!
Not an isolated incident
That is not the end of the story though.
Someone else has also been a victim to the same taxi driver's road rage.
Remember the good old days where you could bring your whole family across the border and enjoy everything our neighbouring country has to offer?
With the affordable prices of petrol, topping up your gas tank before coming back to Singapore was something no one would skip.
But there are some people who go a little too far to save a couple of dollars.
Like this! 😂
Which brings us to video below. I'm scratching my head as to why this driver is trying to ensure that every cubic meter of fuel is stored inside his car. Given that our petrol prices in Singapore are exorbitant now.
A little bit of Myth busting
Myth - Do I really save money if I am able to top up my car to the brim? 🤔
One of the Quora-ist mentions that it is insignificant to have the petrol tank pump to the brim.
My personal take on the matter
The whole shaking action is unnecessary.
Once you hear the nozzle click, it means that the next time you'll have to refuel would be in 5 to 6 days, give or take. Shaking the car does not mean you'll extend that time significantly.
Furthermore, over-filling your fuel tank could potentially result in damage to your vehicle’s charcoal cannister, which is part of its vapour recovery or Evaporative Recovery System.
If you really want to save fuel, drive like a saint and don't over-rev your car when driving. Always plan your route ahead and leave the house early so you will not drive like a madman.
Peace out! ✌️
Who says ninjas don't exist?
This black Toyota Estima was the victim of a ruthless attack by a sneaky ninja who pounced on him while he was just trying to make a U-turn (rather poorly).
BAM! you can see the ninja (van) went straight for the kill while the Estima stopped just inches away from the kerb.
After the swift attack, the ninja (van) makes his (not so) quick getaway... not knowing that everything was recorded by a dash cam! This isn't feudal Japan, where are you going to run to?
In all seriousness though, it is important to look where you are going when driving, especially so when making a U-turn.
There's always a chance that the car in front hasn't completed the turn in one swift motion, they might even have to reverse, and you wouldn't want to be right behind them when they do!
At least now we know why Ninjavan's deliveries are prompt, not even an accident can stop them! 🤣
TL:DR – A BMW 2 Series convertible goes over a small, unassuming pothole/manhole that causes its rear end to flip up, lose some parts from its undercarriage and swerve into another lane.
It's incredible how a small pothole/manhole can cause thousands of dollar's worth of damage to a car.
Here's an example recorded on a video forwarded many times on WhatsApp groups.
From the footage, we know that this incident happened on 11th April 2021, Sunday around 5pm.
As to where this is, I have a feeling it might be somewhere around Woodlands. But, if you have any idea, do let me know, and I'll update the article accordingly to warn fellow road users where to avoid.
Update: Thank you everyone who identified the location. It's in Yishun.
If you hit the pause button upon the point of impact, you'll notice that bits and pieces fall out from the undercarriage of the 2 Series.
That’s as unlucky as this guy
I reckon those parts are not going to be cheap to replace or repair.
This image circulated together with the video. I'm assuming the cam car driver got out of the car and snapped a photo of the pothole/manhole.