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TL;DR – A video uploaded on SGRV shows a Malaysian traffic enforcer casually strolling along the long queue of cars at the JB checkpoint and collecting what looks like money from cars travelling on the motorcycle lane. Now, that's easy money! We all like to take shortcuts now and then. I'm guilty of it myself occasionally. There are some shortcuts in life one should never take. This is one of them. OR IS IT? Watch the 42-second video and make that decision for yourself. What happened? If you can't see, the empty left lane is for motorcycles. The right lane is obviously for cars. Along comes a car travelling on the motorcycle lane. Uh oh! The officer walks up to the vehicle's window, sticks his hand in, takes something and goes on his merry way. No words needed. Their relationship transcends the spoken word. He does the same thing with another car, and we can have a closer look at what's being passed to him. Looks like money, doesn't it? Online Chatter Really meh? What tf did I just read? EZPZ money If 50RM like worth it leh? No meh? Just some calculations Let's say if it was 50 RM. Paying a 15 SGD fine is okay to skip the queue, no? Even if it's 100 RM, that's like 30 bucks to escape a long wait time. Hmm. ========= Be the first to get the latest road/ COE news and get first dibs on exclusive promos and giveaways in our Telegram SGCM Community. Join us today!
TL;DR - A Malaysian-registered Toyota Alphard jumped in line and forced its way into a jam-packed lane at JB Checkpoint, causing his car to get scratched. The driver then demanded the cam car for compensation sparking an argument between both drivers. The New Year long weekend means more cars stuck at the causeway for a long time. But, that also means tempers will rise and the chances of a mishap occurring increases. To be honest, I would be surprised if the weekend went by without incident. Watch this 96-second road rage confrontation for one such incident. What happened? Footage of the incident showed that there were long snaking queues at the JB checkpoint as the cam car and a Malaysian registered Alphard approached the merging lane. The Alphard driver winded down his window to signal his intention of merging into the cam car’s lane. However, the cam car seemed to be caught off guard and thus, moved forward as well. This resulted in the Alphard grazing the front of the cam car. Undoubtedly, it sparked anger as the Alphard driver came out of his car to take picture proof of the cam car, and continued to display gestures of unhappiness. The driver allegedly demanded for compensation for the damage caused (but it is unclear how this incident was resolved). Online Chatter: Seems like netizens are faulting the Alphard driver for being a reckless driver. Takeaway Regardless, we should all be nice on the road - don't be so 'kanchiong'! All it takes is a little bit of graciousness and consideration from every road user. This kind thought will only slow you down for three seconds, but it will definitely save you from hours of anger afterwards. ========= Be the first to get the latest road/ COE news and get first dibs on exclusive promos and giveaways in our Telegram SGCM Community. Join us today!