Tag Archives: Tamper

LTA LAUNCH TAMPER-EVIDENT DECALS FOR PRIVATE HIRE CAR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSE

Are you a user of private hire car services such as Uber and Grab? Starting 1 July 2017, it will be easier for commuters to identify if a private hire car is registered and licensed to provide such services. This decal will make identification of private hire cars easier, and facilitate enforcement against errant practices such as picking up passengers via street-hail.

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TAMPERING WITH ODOMETER COMMON, BUT CAR DEALERS CAN GET AWAY WITH IT

Even more disturbing to find out that there are no specific laws in Singapore against tampering with car odometers, unlike in Australia and the US. Although the dealer can be charged for fraudently cheating the customers if he tampered with the odometer, how many buyers would actually really know if the odometer was tampered with in the first place? To make it even worse, the Singapore Vehicle Traders Association first vice-president Raymond Tang said odometer-tampering is "quite common".

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