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Now you know what caused the huge jam on PIE on 11th of Jan

Now you know what caused the huge jam on PIE on 11th of Jan

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Anyone got stuck on PIE last evening for more than an hour and half? 

A few of us in the team did so, no thanks to someone who swerved out at the last minute, causing an accident that required a huge cleaning-up effort from the authorities. 

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Thanks to SG Road Vigilante, we now know what caused the accident which happened at PIE's Steven Road exit in the direction of Jurong, at 630pm.

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While the accident itself didn't cause any serious injury, it is obvious that the Mazda 3 driver was at fault. According to the comments online, it does look like he or she was trying to avoid a frontal collision in his/her own lane by swerving into lane 2 but that unfortunately meant that the 2 motorcyclists that were lane-spliting, had to fall due to such a move.

Kudos to both the tipper truck and the Malaysian van for being reactive to what was happening in front of them!

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The braking power of JB van is pretty amazing.

Maybe can ask which workshop he/she services the vehicle  :grin:

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Salute to the tipper truck and vanette drivers. That van probably had all sorts of tools and boxes behind flying towards the driver. 

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Thats why never tailgate, pple dont ebrake or keep safe distance, at the first reaction is swerved without thinkimg of others..at 80kph, car need atleast 3car distance to stop e brake. Just bad habits n complacency attitude.

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