Higher Fines for Parking Offences from July Onwards

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In an effort to further deter illegal parking, the Housing & Development Board (HDB) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) will be imposing harsher fines from July onwards. Continue reading

June 2019 COE Results 2nd Bidding: Premiums End Lower in Latest COE Bidding Exercise

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Certificate of Entitlement (COE) prices end lower in the second bidding of June. In this latest exercise, Cat A ended at $26,999, Cat B at $35,906, and Cat E at $39,400. Continue reading

​New ERP System to Start in 2020: Includes New In-Vehicle Units

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Existing in-vehicle units (IUs) will be replaced “progressively from next year”. These new on-board units (OBUs) will apparently display more information such as live traffic information and coupon-less street parking. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 37

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature a few motorcyclists lane splitting, crashing into each other and getting sideswiped. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 36

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature more drivers going the wrong way and a hit-and-run driver who struck a parked car. Continue reading

June 2019 COE Results: Cat B and E Premiums Drop Further in Latest COE Bidding Exercise

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Certificate of Entitlement (COE) prices mostly lower in June following a major dip in May. In this latest exercise, Cat A closed at $30,009, Cat B at $39,728, and Cat E at $42,002. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 35

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature a chain collision, a litterbug and a driver who seems unable to keep inside the turning pocket. Continue reading

ERP Rates to be Reduced During June 2019 School Holidays

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This June’s school holidays, drivers will get to enjoy lower Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates. The decrease in ERP prices range from 50 cents to a dollar. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 34

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature drivers who just can't decide which direction to drive in until it's too late. Continue reading

May 2019 COE Results 2nd Bidding: Premiums Fall Sharply in Latest COE Bidding Exercise

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In the second bidding of May 2019, the Quota Premium across all categories end much lower. In this latest exercise, Cat A finished at $27,000, Cat B at $42,564, and Cat E at $47,000. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 33

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature a person ‘choping’ a parking space, more red-light beaters and a ‘drifting champion‘. Continue reading

Taxi Companies May Soon Be Able to Bid for COEs Again

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In a move that might drive COE premiums even higher, taxi firms may soon get to compete with car buyers for COEs again. Continue reading

New Ride-Hailing Firm FastGo Launches Trial Service in Singapore

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New Vietnamese ride-hailing service FastGo begins trialing their service in Singapore, where it is currently being dominated by industry giants, Grab and Go-Jek. Continue reading

Possible Harsher Penalties and Longer Driving Bans for Irresponsible Drivers

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Irresponsible drivers run the risk of harsher penalties and extended driving bans should proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Act be passed. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 32

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature more dangerous drivers, including one who swerved out of lane and another who hit the side of a van and drove off. ​ Continue reading

May 2019 COE Results: Cat A Prices Continue to Surge in Latest Bidding Exercise

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Certificate of Entitlement (COE) prices for Cat A continue to rise in the latest tender for May 2019. Cat A closed at $36,704, Cat B at $48,010, and Cat E at $52,502. Continue reading

Private-Hire Operators May Soon Get Licence to Provide Street-Hailing Rides

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Private-Hire vehicles can soon get hailed down by the side of the road if operators like Grab and Go-Jek apply for a licence or partner a taxi company. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 31

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In this long overdue episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature a bunch of dangerous drivers, including a few who drove on the wrong side of the road. Continue reading

Vehicle Entry Permit for Foreign Vehicles Entering Malaysia to Take Effect from October 1

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From 1 October 2019, Malaysia will begin to enforce a Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) for all foreign vehicles entering the country. Continue reading

COE Quota to Decrease Further for May 2019 to July 2019

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The Certificate of Entitlement (COE) quota for May 2019 to July 2019 will be decreased to 25,347—an average of 8,449 a month. Continue reading