Driving

DON'T THROW CIGARETTE BUTTS OUT OF THE CAR WINDOW, NEA COULD ISSUE $2,000 FINE IF PEOPLE SABO YOU

Drivers who have the bad habit of flicking your cigarette butts out of windows better beware. In early November 2017, one such car owner was shocked to receive a letter from NEA which demanded they name the driver who was driving the vehicle at the time of offence. NEA with the help of LTA took enforcement action on a tip-off from the public which alleged that the said driver threw his cigarette butt out of the car window along Tampines Avenue 5. If the driver did not cooperate with NEA, he could be subject to a fine as high as $2,000 over this littering offence.

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HEAVY VEHICLE DRIVER: FINE CAR DRIVERS WHO DO NOT GIVE WAY

Upon reading yesterday's article about someone requesting a ban on heavy vehicles using the expressway I have a disappointing comment to make. In Singapore, heavy vehicles are being discriminated by cars on the roads, often when we see cars not giving way to these heavy vehicles or in fact each other on the roads when others signal their intention.

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HOWARD SHAW CONVICTED OF DRINK DRIVING FOR THE THIRD TIME

Howard Shaw is the grandson of the founding father of the Shaw cinema. For his latest indiscretions, he was sentenced to eight weeks in jail, fined $10,000 and banned from driving for eight years. At least for the next eight years, he cannot be caught drink driving again. The latest incident occurred along Whitley Road at around 3.45am on Jan 31.

His first drink driving offence occurred in 1997, and he was then fined $3,000 and banned from driving for two years. He was convicted again in 2006, where he was jailed for a week, fined $8,000 and banned form driving for four years.

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DRUNK WOMAN STEALS LORRY, CAUSES HUGE MESS IN ORCHARD

Drunk girl took uncle's lorry for a joy ride from orchard tower. Hit my bus, the taxis and a few cars along the way. Poor uncle chasing with trolley along orchard road, luckily managed to pick him up and track down the drunk girl who drove off his lorry.

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