Tag Archives: motorcyclist

BIKERS HAVE THEMSELVES TO BLAME FOR RISING COE PRICES

I am a rider but I keep hearing complaints from riders that PAP is a bloodsucker and they are going to vote out PAP because they cannot afford $5,500 COE. I am sick and tired of hearing it. Cannot afford COE? How about the illegal exhaust and mods made to their bikes? I know one dispatch rider who always complain about bike COE but owns 3 motorcycles and he spent more than $3,000 on modifications to his hayabusa alone. He always complain things are expensive in Singapore but did not take into account of their own income level and moderate his spending habits.

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THE COE SYSTEM IS NOW HURTING MOTORCYCLISTS TOO

Despite the minimal impact of motorcycles on road congestion and pollution, in the past four months, the Certificate of Entitlement premium for two-wheelers has increased 240% to $4,289 as the LTA has applied its one-size-fits-all formula to capping vehicle population growth in Singapore. While the LTA is doing the right thing in correcting the over-supply of COE in the past decade, it may not realize how its myopic approach in severely restricting the release of motorcycle COEs is hurting the motorcycling population and intensifying a growing social equity problem.

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MOTORCYCLISTS TO BE CHARGED BY THE MINUTE

Motorcyclists will soon be able to save on their parking expenditure if they park at Housing and Development Board (HDB) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) car parks, with motorcycle parking charges set to be revised in the second half of this year.

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