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Chinese national convicted for causing girlfriend’s death has appeal dismissed

SINGAPORE: A High Court judge has dismissed an appeal by the Chinese national who was found guilty by the State Courts for causing his girlfriend’s death after hitting her with his rented car. After hearing arguments from both prosecution and defence, Justice Tay Yong Kwang threw out the appeal today against Liu.....
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Truck driver gets eight weeks and five-year ban for causing death

SINGAPORE - A prime mover truck driver was jailed for eight weeks and banned from driving for five years on Monday for causing the death of a taxi passenger and injuring the driver and another passenger. Mohamed Salim Atan, 53, had dozed off behind the wheel when he rammed into a stationary taxi, which Mr Lim Kwan Chu.....
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Bus driver who ran over and killed pedestrian jailed for a week

SINGAPORE - A former SMRT bus driver who ran over and killed an elderly pedestrian was jailed for a week and banned from the road for four years on Monday. Malaysian Gunawathy Jakadi, 36, admitted that her negligence caused the death of 90-year-old Mr Tan Cheng Hau, 90, along Jurong East Avenue 1 at noon on Nov 17 las.....
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Crash victim at Serangoon road had everything to look forward to

He had many things to look forward to in life - expanding his business, moving into his new home and his son's wedding. But Mr Francis Lai died in an accident at Serangoon Road on Tuesday morning. The New Paper reported yesterday that a blue Chevrolet saloon had hit him and smashed into a metal railing at the side .....
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Motorist who accidentally ran over Certis Cisco officer given maximum fine

SINGAPORE - A motorist who accidentally ran over a Certis Cisco officer as he checked a car in front of him was given the maximum $5,000 fine and banned from driving for three years on Monday. Sadiasilan Krishnan, 52, mistakenly hit the accelerator while Mr Muhammad Yazid Zainordin was conducting a routine check at .....
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Property agent jailed four weeks for punching and kicking motorist in car park row

SINGAPORE - A property agent was jailed for four weeks on Monday for punching and kicking another motorist in a road rage incident. Raymond Ch'ng Leimeng, now 33, reached through 21-year-old Timothy Lim Jun Hao's car window to rain blows at the student's face after he bumped his mirror while leaving a car park. Whe.....
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More taxi drivers caught stopping illegally for passengers

SINGAPORE - The use of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on the roads has led to more taxi drivers getting caught for stopping illegally for passengers. The National Taxi Association (NTA) said yesterday that from June last year to March this year, more than 280 cabbies received summons from the Land Transpor.....
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Man jailed for car crash that caused baby's death

A YOUNG probationary driver, who had driven his new car for less than a week, got into an accident with another car and caused the death of a baby boy. Nickson Guay Seng Tiong, 21, was yesterday jailed for four weeks and banned from driving for five years for causing the death of 2½-month-old Maxine Sai Wai Won.....
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2 drivers arrested for rash driving

Two men aged 28 and 39 were arrested by the traffic police for rash driving that resulted in an accident, the police said in a statement on Friday. Both men sustained injuries from the accident that involved a car and a taxi along the Central Expressway (CTE) at about 4.51pm on March 31. Preliminary investigations re.....
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Man jailed 10 weeks for assaulting cabby

A man was jailed 10 weeks for assaulting a cabby on Sept 22, last year. Arne Corneliussen, 50, a programme management director of a courier company, had pleaded guilty to one count of voluntarily causing hurt to Mr Chan Chuan Heng, 46. The taxi driver suffered a fractured left foot following the attack at the interse.....
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