Tag Archives: Safety

TAXI DRIVERS SHOULD STOP WHINING ABOUT GRABTAXI & IMPROVE THEMSELVES

I read in the news regarding taxi drivers and the car sharing companies here in Singapore(Uber and Grabtaxi). Taxi drivers here are concerned that this new companies are spoiling their rice bowls. I taken taxis most of my life until i own my own driving license and this taxis rides always makes me think i am in a F1 car. What i am trying to emphasize is taxi drivers should stop whining and start doing a real job. You can't beat them, join them. Uber and grabtaxi will always accepts drivers to join them.

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SPF REFUSE TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT PRC COUPLE SLEEPING IN PUBLIC PARK

A frustrated reader has sent us photos of a PRC couple who have made Somme Road park their unofficial home, despite her pleas to the Singapore Police Force (SPF) to do something about the foreign couple for the safety of the children living nearby. She has written 2 emails to the SPF but has the couple have yet to be "evicted" out of the park, and now the couple have even taken to sleeping and living in the children's playground in the same park.

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DO S’POREANS FEEL SAFER & MORE SECURE UNDER PM LEE?

It is common sense that when one volunteers his service he can expect to play but a minor or bit role. They major roles are normally reserved for the more experienced folks to handle and be responsible for. No one would leave the key posts of a bank or a military installation to a bunch of newbies and volunteers. However, the fate of Singaporeans now lies in the hand of these newbies and volunteers because they are assigned “to one of 17 vocations …. to pick up rifles and patrol KEY installations like Changi Airport’.

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CAB DRIVER: IN-TAXI CAMERAS ARE NEEDED FOR OUR OWN SAFETY

According to a recent blog post, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has just announced that taxi drivers can now install in-taxi camera so as to deter potential troublemakers of both drivers and passengers. I'm not sure where they got the news from nor whether it's a confirmed fact. Nonetheless, if it's true, to me, as a taxi driver, it's the best news of the day. I always believe that deterrent is the best form of prevention.

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CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY SLAMS THAILAND’S AVIATION SAFETY STANDARDS

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has issued a "red flag" against Thailand's civil aviation industry, warning of significant safety concerns that were not resolved within a 90-day deadline. The warnings stem from an audit conducted by the United Nations Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) on Thailand's air transport safety certification in February.

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