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ACCIDENT ALONG BRADDELL FLYOVER CAUSED LORRY TO FLIP

Our reader alerted us to an accident along Braddell flyover towards Tampines involving a Comfort Delgro taxi and a Nissan cabstar lorry. The lorry was reportedly trying to change lanes but did not see the approaching taxi. The collision had such a big impact the lorry actually flipped. Hope it wasn't too serious! #GetWellSoon

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BEER SPILL ON AYE AFTER ACCIDENT, NO DRUNK DRIVERS INVOLVED

Several hundred cans of beer fell off a truck carrying Carlsberg beer along Clementi Road towards the AYE on Friday morning. This accident blocked off two lanes on the three lane road. According to eyewitnesses they were probably more than 20 cartons of the beer lying on the road. It is understood that there were no other vehicles involved in the accident, and no one was injured in the accident. They were also no reports of any motorist stopping to help clear the road of any spilled beer. It is probably too early in the morning to start drinking, and subsequently caught driving the free flow of beer. There were also no reports of any spikes in drivers caught drink driving in Clementi on Friday.

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ANOTHER MASSIVE TREE FALLS ON TO THE ROAD, BUT NO ONE HURT THIS TIME

Another alarming news of a tree falling, this time onto a road outside the Singapore Discovery Centre, thus blocking Upper Jurong Road. This happened on a Saturday, right in the middle of the long weekend holiday. The tree fell across a bus bay and damaged the roof of the sheltered walkway near the bus stop. It was just lucky that despite the holiday, no one was around when the tree fell near the bus bay.

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MOBILITY SCOOTER SPOTTED ON THE ROAD!

Wah, spotted one elderly woman riding her mobility scooter on the road! According to the news report, the road is at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4. The elderly woman have a death wish? Or she just does not know that roads are meant for vehicles, and her mobility scooter is not considered a vehicle?

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PET OWNERS! THINK TWICE BEFORE GETTING ELDERLY PARENTS TO CARE FOR DOG

Saw a dog without owner running across to the other side of the road. Heard one aunty of few metres away shouting oi come back oi come back but wat annoying was that she did not go after the dog... at first i assume she might hv some walking difficulties (unable to climb down the stairs etc) so i chased after the dog n tried to lead him back to the owner.

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MAN CAUGHT MASTURBATING WHILE DRIVING

I think this bugger damn stress, cannot tahan till reach home, got to shake it out while driving! This is damn serious! For the offence of handphone driving to stand; (a) the vehicle is in motion; and

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WHAT PROTECTION CAN ROAD USERS GET AGAINST SELFISH CYCLISTS?

As a road user, I find cyclists like this very selfish. Most cyclists and e-bikers have this sense of entitlement on the right to user the road. Also, they think that is the job of the drivers and motorists to pay them extra attention as they weave in and out of lane or cycle in the center lane or in huge groups. They want people to give way to them. Yet they ride in groups like this, Rarely do they follow the traffic rules. They choose which ever light is convenient for them.

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7 RELEVANT QUESTIONS ABOUT THE NEW SATELLITE BASED ERP SYSTEM

How will this impact on taxi and bus fare structures? Won't there be an acute shortage of cabs plying within the priced zones during peak hours then, since the longer they ply to look for fares, the more they would be charged? Are they intruding into my privacy, since now they can track my whereabouts within the priced boundaries? Will there be diff road pricing along diff stretches within the priced zone? Will there be price fluctuations at different times of the day within the restricted zone?

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