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Terrible Experience With Soon Tien Driving School, Instructor Punched Student’s Thigh, Disappears During Lesson

I got paired to a driving instructor through SgInstructors. He is an old man who apparently doesn’t bother much about what u do during your lessons as most of the time, he was talking on his phone with his girlfriend .During the first lesson he punched my thigh multiple times as I released the clutch too early and the engine died. He said and I quote in mandarin, “死人脚,每次不听话,不听话”,which is loosely translated as “stupid leg, always does not listen to command”.

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FOREIGN HEAVY VEHICLE DRIVERS EVERYWHERE, HOW SAFE ARE OUR ROADS?

Many transport operators are employing foreign drivers because of daft Singaporeans not wanting to work as one and since the last decade, we have seen a huge increase in drivers from Indochina, PRC, India and Bangladesh and I propose the authorities to look into more thorough training for these foreign drivers as they are spending many hours on the roads.

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TP RAISES DRIVING TEST FEES, INTRODUCES NEW CLASS 3 LICENSES

The Traffic Police (TP) announced that fees for their theory and practical tests will be raised from 1st June because of "rising operating costs". Fees for the Basic Driving Theory Test, Final Driving Theory Test and Motorcycle Riding Theory Test will be increased from $6.00 to $6.50, while those for the Practical Riding Test, Practical Driving Test and Proficiency Driving Test wil rise from $20 to $26 from 1st June 2015, and will rise again to $33 on 1st June 2016.

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FOREIGNERS WITH KOPI LICENSE CONVERT TO SG DRIVERS LICENSE TOO EASILY

Now, if you are a foreigner, it’s a walk in the park. Let’s say you come from India with an Indian licence. All you need to do is to pass your Basic Theory – and lo and behold – you have the much coveted prize – a Singapore Licence. Our licence is much respected the world over. For example, we are the only country from Asia which is recognised for conversion without taking a test in Australia. So they too know how tough it is to get a driving licence in Singapore.

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