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Hi bros,

 

i made an illegal u turn this morning at Seah Im there.

when completing the turn... i saw 2 white ants slightly in front of the bus stop there, with clipboards...

Likely they catching bus lane offenders...

 

do you think they will take down my car plate no. for the illegal u-turn ??

 

i think its a $70 dollar fine right ? any demerit pts ?

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I got pulled over for making an illegal U-turn once, talk about overkill. The officers were really nice about it and didn't issue me a summon; however it was a pain in the ass and definitely an embarrassment to get pulled over by a flashing patrol car in peak hours ;p

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If they saw wat you did, I think they will book you...but since they might be focused on catching bus lane offenders at tat time, they might not have seen wat you did..

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I got pulled over for making an illegal U-turn once, talk about overkill. The officers were really nice about it and didn't issue me a summon; however it was a pain in the ass and definitely an embarrassment to get pulled over by a flashing patrol car in peak hours ;p

 

i hope i can be as lucky as you man..

i was not 'pulled over', just worried that they might be 'silent killers', just submit my offence like that...

dun wish to donate more money to them...

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dun worried..100% wont book u..

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dun worried..100% wont book u..

 

thank you bro ! need the reassurance.

now not doing very well in financial aspect of my life...

 

i think these ATL goons not the same as TP, cannot book for other traffic offences

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thank you bro ! need the reassurance.

now not doing very well in financial aspect of my life...

 

i think these ATL goons not the same as TP, cannot book for other traffic offences

 

cham ar

kena letter request for driver particulars le

 

anione can teach me appeal techniques ?

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Seah Im road is not u-turn road meh? hmmm

 

the road that U turn into the bus interchange?

 

i always U turn there leh...cause i need to park at the carpark beside the bus interchange.

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cham ar

kena letter request for driver particulars le

 

anione can teach me appeal techniques ?

 

 

Should not have any demerit pts..

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Hi bros,

 

i made an illegal u turn this morning at Seah Im there.

when completing the turn... i saw 2 white ants slightly in front of the bus stop there, with clipboards...

Likely they catching bus lane offenders...

 

do you think they will take down my car plate no. for the illegal u-turn ??

 

i think its a $70 dollar fine right ? any demerit pts ?

 

If they read your post here, they will sure book you lah! Why? "cos you called them "white ants"! Hahaha [lipsrsealed] [lipsrsealed]

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I'm just wondering, what makes a U-Turn illegal? In some countries, if there an "No U-Turn" sign, then making a U turn is illegal. Over here, if there isn't any U Turn sign installed, making a U turn is illegal.

 

We are a strange country. Other countries, an act have to be expressly forbidden to make it illegal. Over here, if there's no approval, then it's probably illegal.

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Seah Im road is not u-turn road meh? hmmm

 

the road that U turn into the bus interchange?

 

i always U turn there leh...cause i need to park at the carpark beside the bus interchange.

 

nope, not a U turn junction [lipsrsealed]

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Should not have any demerit pts..

 

no demerit pts, not that it matters to me

 

however, anyone knows if they normally take camera to take photos of bus lane offenses ?

 

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I'm just wondering, what makes a U-Turn illegal? In some countries, if there an "No U-Turn" sign, then making a U turn is illegal. Over here, if there isn't any U Turn sign installed, making a U turn is illegal.

 

We are a strange country. Other countries, an act have to be expressly forbidden to make it illegal. Over here, if there's no approval, then it's probably illegal.

Agree. I feel it should be can make U-Turn as long as there is no sign that say otherwise.

 

Now, we have both 'U-turn' sign and 'No U-Turn' sign...then there are those without any sign at all.

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u'r most probably a student worried about the $70 right?

 

nope, wanna see how to appeal

IT exec that does not like to donate to government

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Hi bros,

 

i made an illegal u turn this morning at Seah Im there.

when completing the turn... i saw 2 white ants slightly in front of the bus stop there, with clipboards...

Likely they catching bus lane offenders...

 

do you think they will take down my car plate no. for the illegal u-turn ??

 

i think its a $70 dollar fine right ? any demerit pts ?

Better you ask TP office, just give them a call after a few days.

 

Over here, nobody knows.....you get what I mean [sweatdrop]

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nope, wanna see how to appeal

IT exec that does not like to donate to government

 

 

Actually i suggest paying up since no demerit points.. But appeal if you want if u feel that u have wrongly been caught for doing the uturn. I wonder whats so dangerous about doing an illegal uturn if there are no cars.

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Actually i suggest paying up since no demerit points.. But appeal if you want if u feel that u have wrongly been caught for doing the uturn. I wonder whats so dangerous about doing an illegal uturn if there are no cars.

 

Unfortunately when something really happen ... 9 out of 10 people would give reasons like

 

- I "thought" it was safe to turn

- I did not see any other car when turning

- the other car just "appear" from nowhere

 

1 out of 10 people would really admit it's a honest mistake ... [sly]

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I'm just wondering, what makes a U-Turn illegal? In some countries, if there an "No U-Turn" sign, then making a U turn is illegal. Over here, if there isn't any U Turn sign installed, making a U turn is illegal.

 

We are a strange country. Other countries, an act have to be expressly forbidden to make it illegal. Over here, if there's no approval, then it's probably illegal.

 

I so agree with you. However, its the way the system is. No way to change it unless it makes money for them. Same system that 'generates' women who demand your seat coz she is 4 days pregnant. Same system that gets guys into a frenzy and show you the middle finger when they are, any way you look at it, in the wrong.

 

Sorry about the bluster. Sleepy so brain not working very well. [sleeping]

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Unfortunately when something really happen ... 9 out of 10 people would give reasons like

 

- I "thought" it was safe to turn

- I did not see any other car when turning

- the other car just "appear" from nowhere

 

1 out of 10 people would really admit it's a honest mistake ... [sly]

 

Let's move on, shall we?

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Are those "eyes" high on the poles that you see at traffic junctions for recording illegal u-turn? Anyone has 'experience' before? Or for monitoring traffic situation?

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Actually i suggest paying up since no demerit points.. But appeal if you want if u feel that u have wrongly been caught for doing the uturn. I wonder whats so dangerous about doing an illegal uturn if there are no cars.

 

even though there is no danger if there are no oncoming cars, it can cause inconvenience and frustration to cars behind especially if the bugger is u-turning into a narrow road. One example is the junction at serangoon central turning right to upper serangoon road towards city, just in front of NEX. Encountered many times these buggers (esp taxis) making illegal u-turn at that junction causing delay to traffic behind because they are u-turning into a narrow 2 lane road. I had missed the right turn few times because of them as they inexplicably slow down the traffic behind when they excute the turn. Now i always go to the 2nd lane (also a right turn lane) even if there are buses or heavy vehicles in front, they turn right to the main road even faster than these illegal u-turners. As i observed, 3 cars completing a successful right turn is only = to a single car making a u-turn at that junction. One thing i dun understand is there is a legal u-turn less than 100metres before the junction, yet they still want to make the illegal u-turn there. Taxi can understand cos the taxi stand is before the legal u-turn, but many times are pte vehicles doing the stunt. [mad]

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U turn with U turn sign- legal

Otherwise it is illegal.

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My colleague got caught and fined few years ago at the same place that you had mentioned making an illegal u- turn. They are there to catch U turn vehicles as well as bus lane offenders. You should turn right all the way and make a three point turn beside the bus terminal.

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