Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 27

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature motorcyclists encountering reckless drivers resulting in terrible consequences and a truck that almost ran down a cyclist at a traffic junction. Continue reading

Budget 2019: Diesel Duty Doubles to 20 Cents a Litre at the Pumps, a Good Move?

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The speech on Singapore’s 2019 budget included an increase in diesel duty to 20 cents a litre, up from 10 cents previously. At the same time, the annual Special Tax for diesel taxis and cars will go down. Continue reading

Higher Fines for Motorists, Pedestrians and Cyclists Among Reviews to Traffic Laws

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On Thursday (21 Feb), MHA announced a set of changes to the Road Traffic Act. Under these changes, motorists, pedestrians and cyclists found guilty of traffic offences will get bigger fines. Continue reading

More Car Owners Opted to Extend Their COEs in 2018

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In 2018, a record number of car owners chose to extend their car’s COE instead of scrapping and buying a new car. Last year, 37,114 COEs were extended past the 10-year mark, making it a 20% jump from 2017. Continue reading

February 2019 COE Results 2nd Bidding: Premiums for Cars on the Rise, End Mostly Higher

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For the 2nd bidding exercise for February 2019, COE results for cars all ended higher. Cat A, Cat B and Cat E ended at $26,301, $35,403 and $36,667 respectively. Continue reading

February 2019 COE Results: Car Premiums End Mostly Higher in Latest Bidding Exercise

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For the 1st bidding exercise for February 2019, COE results ended mostly higher for cars. Cat A closed at $25,689, Cat B rose to $34,509, while Cat E ended at $35,310. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 26

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature more motorcyclists getting into trouble, a van without auto locks on the door and a Mercedes driver jumping a red light. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 25

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature some more red light jumpers, drivers who change lanes without checking for traffic and a Taxi driver reversing on an expressway. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 24

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature some red light jumpers, a reckless motorcyclist and a driver who makes illegal U-turns with little care for following motorists. Continue reading

Tribecar Launches Car Rental Service for New Drivers Under 23

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Singapore car rental start-up Tribecar, famous for its rates being as low as $2 an hour, has launched a new car rental service for new drivers under the age of 23. Continue reading

COE Quota to Decrease for February 2019 to April 2019

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The Certificate of Entitlement (COE) quota for February 2019 to April 2019 will be decreased to 26,257—an average of 8,752 a month. Continue reading

January 2019 COE Results 2nd Bidding: Car Premiums End Higher in Latest Tender

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For the 2nd bidding exercise for January 2019, COE results ended mostly higher for cars. Cat A closed at $26,170, Cat B rose to $33,989, while Cat E ended at $33,689. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 23

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature a disgruntled and petty Nissan GTR driver, a minibus mounting the kerb on purpose and a reckless taxi driver. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 22

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In this episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature a lorry crashing into two buses and a bunch of drivers driving recklessly and knocking down motorcyclists in the process. Continue reading

January 2019 COE Results: Premiums End Higher in First Bidding Exercise for 2019

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In the first COE bidding exercise for 2019, Quota Premiums ended mostly higher across the board. The premiums are: $25,920 for Cat A, $32,200 for Cat B, and $32,909 for Cat E. Continue reading

Standstill Traffic Along Central Boulevard Since the Start of the Week

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Since this Monday (7 January), drivers who enter the Central Business District via Central Boulevard have been expressing their anger over an exceptionally slower-than-usual traffic flow in the morning rush hour. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 21

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In the first episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week of 2019, we feature more road raging against lorry drivers, a Toyota driver deliberately braking to harm a motorcyclist, and a car and taxi driver engaging in dangerous driving. Continue reading

Singapore Petrol Price Comparison 2019

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Here are the latest petrol prices in Singapore for 2019. The figures here reflect the latest petrol prices across the different petrol companies in Singapore. Continue reading

11 Factors That Would Affect COE Premiums in 2019

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From economic circumstances to alternative forms of transport like Electric Vehicle sharing, we look at 11 factors that will cause COE premiums to shift in the new year. Continue reading

Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week: Episode 20

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In this holiday episode of Inconsiderate Drivers of the Week, we feature the infamous road raging cyclist, an Audi getting caught in another car’s wheel well and a drunk driver. Continue reading