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HOW SAFE ARE BIG TREES FOUND BY THE ROADSIDE IN SG?

It takes a tragedy to get some things moving. Unfortunately, that is the sad fact of life, and unfortuntely, a tragedy happened at the Botanic Gardens over the weekend that makes the relevant authorities to sit up and take notice. A life had been lost in unfortunate circumstances, how sure are we that the very old trees by our roadsides are also safe? Can the authorities be certain that these trees will not be a hazard to road users? While we wait for investigations to be completed over the Botanic Gardens tragedy, let's hope the authorities do not neglect the issue of safety of old trees found by the roadside and in open-air carparks.

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