13 Jul '11, 11am

(CNA|sg) Traffic Police crackdown on speeding heavy vehicles

SINGAPORE : A Traffic Police operation in Tuas on Wednesday morning carried out to nab speeding heavy vehicles also resulted in 620 cars being clocked exceeding the speed limit. They will be fined for speeding. The Traffic Police mounted the operation along the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), just before the slip road to Benoi Road and Gul Way. Between 8am and 1pm, 19 heavy vehicles were caught speeding while 620 cars exceeded the 90 km/h speed limit for cars. The Traffic Police said they are clamping down on speeding heavy vehicles with mobile speed cameras and frequent patrols, especially in the Tuas area. Those driving heavy vehicles who were caught speeding would have to send their vehicles to VICOM for inspection, to see if the speed limiter has been tampered. Offenders may be fined or jailed. Other common offences committed by heavy vehicle drivers include driving on th...

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