Posts Tagged ‘Singapore drivers

JB Immigration and Customs Complex: JB Traffic cops still “working hard”

November 5, 2012

Cycling home last night ( yes, cycling, not driving) in a steady drizzle towards JB ICQ I wondered whether the JB Traffic cops would still be fishing for “business” outside the complex. I’ve witnessed many instances of Singapore motorists being booked at this spot for allegedly beating the red light. Well, even in the drizzle […]

Bribing Malaysian cops: Singapore driver jailed and fined

September 23, 2010

In an earlier post I’ve warned Singapore motorists in Malaysia to beware of the usual practice of bribing their cops.  To improve their promotion prospects and get a bonus of 100 ringgit for every case, cops are to report bribery attempts.  As expected, a Singapore driver has been caught, given a one- day jail sentence, […]

Singapore Drivers Drive Me Crazy!

December 21, 2009

Mediacorp’s BlogTV invited me to write a blog piece on “Driving me crazy”. This was what I wrote: “Anyone who drives in Singapore, even for one day, will inevitably shake his head more in sadness than in frustration at the reckless antics on our roads. One foreign driver was sufficiently peeved to write to the […]

Singapore Traffic Police – time for crackdown, enough is enough.

April 25, 2009

Over the years the Singapore Traffic Police presence has practically disappeared from our roads and expresswways. This has emboldened drivers into driving rudely, dangerously and recklessly. As a result, many people have been killed or seriously injured. And now drivers are racing each other along the premier shopping belt in Orchard Road, playing a cat and […]

Subaru WRX and the Singapore driver

March 23, 2009

I was saddened by the death of two 26 years old men in a Subaru WRX crash, one of whom was the driver who apparently lost control of the car. What exactly happened is unclear but what is clear is that the driver was  speeding. Then there was another story of  young driver who was upset […]