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Speeding motorists, beware: Digital cameras in operation

SINGAPORE - The Traffic Police are installing new digital cameras to nab motorists who break speed limits. The cameras - similar to the ones deployed at junctions to catch red-light runners - will be put up at 20 locations for a start. The Straits Times understands most of the spots are on expressways and main arteri.....
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120 more digital red-light cameras to be installed by 2015

SINGAPORE - A total of 240 digital red light cameras will be installed island-wide by mid-2015, the police said on their Facebook page. Since March 2014, a total of 120 digital red light cameras have been installed across Singapore. This is an initiative under the "Safer Roads Singapore" action plan to deter and de.....
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Malaysia working on blacklist of Singapore drivers

The Malaysian authorities have been working on a system to blacklist repeat traffic offenders from Singapore and block them from driving into Malaysia, an official here said, following a car crash that killed Hong Leong scion Kwek Kon Chun on Sunday. While the cause of the crash is still unknown, it has sparked an o.....
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New digital red-light cameras help nab more errant motorists

SINGAPORE - Nabbing errant motorists for beating the red light has been made easier with the installation of new digital red-light cameras. According to TODAY, the Traffic Police started installing digital traffic cameras around Singapore on March 1. Between March and Sept 2014, the Traffic Police issued 25,833 traffi.....
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Woman jailed for causing motorcyclist's death

A woman who beat a red light and caused the death of a motorcyclist by dangerous driving was sentenced to six months' jail and banned from driving for seven years yesterday. Riana Sapuan, 44, a shipping-firm secretary, had admitted to driving along Choa Chu Kang West Flyover on Nov 10, 2012, when she caused the deat.....
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Businessman gets ban and jail for fatal crash

A businessman who caused a fatal road accident through his rash driving was sentenced to six weeks' jail yesterday. Nandprasad Shiwsaakar, 58, who is the managing director of a surveying and consultancy firm, was also banned from driving for eight years. His sentence has been deferred until Nov 7 so that he can att.....
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Fine and ban for driver who hit pedestrian

A delivery driver who caused the death of a pedestrian through his negligence was fined $7,000 and banned from driving for five years yesterday. Chng Seow Kiat, 59, pleaded guilty to failing to keep a proper lookout when his van hit Mr Loo Peck Lay, 61, who was crossing the road along the signalised T-junction of Ju.....
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More road markings and signs to help with safety habits : LTA

SINGAPORE – As part of the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) efforts to improve road safety for all road users, more “LOOK” road markings and “Give Way to Pedestrians” signs will be implemented in various locations around Singapore to remind pedestrians and road users of safety habi.....
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2 weeks jail for road rage biker

James George Palin was sentenced to three weeks' jail for punching through the window of a Volkswagen in a road rage incident on Nov 16, 2013. The episode was captured on the car camera of the Volkswagen driver Chiang Pak Chien. In the video, a loud noise of glass smashing can be heard moments after Palin stops his .....
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Over 560 motorists fined in first half of 2014 for their failure to signal

You see it all the time on the road - drivers turning or changing lane without signalling their intention to do so. But according to traffic rules, the failure to signal is an offence. The Traffic Police said 564 summonses were issued for this in the first six months of this year - the highest in three years. The p.....
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