Tag Archives: Bus Lane

SHOULD PUBLIC BUSES WHO DO NOT USE BUS LANES BE PENALISED FOR HOLDING UP TRAFFIC?

I am a taxi driver who ply the roads everyday. When drivers go into the bus lane, traffic police or LTA will stop you and fine you for the offence but this does not apply to buses themselves. LTA already give them a special lane just for their own use but what do these bus drivers do? They come out of the bus lane and take up the other lanes which ordinary cars use. They are big vehicles and move at slower speed, and blocks the flow of traffic, make everyone travel at a snail pace. Should there be a penalty for these public buses who refuse to use their bus lane and instead take the normal lanes?

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MORE BUSES TO BE FITTED WITH CAMERAS TO CATCH MOTORISTS ON BUS LANE

MORE public buses will get closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to clamp down on motorists blocking their way, as part of enhanced measures to cut waiting and travelling time for bus commuters. While the Land Transport Authority (LTA) could not say how many more it will be installing, it said that since May, around 300 more buses have been equipped with the cameras which can continuously monitor the roads.

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