09 Sep '11, 2am

What's your pet peeve about commuting in Singapore?

SINGAPORE - Commuters here say that slow-moving traffic is their greatest travel woe, according to an annual survey which tracks driver sentiments around the world. In the latest IBM Commuter Pain Index, more than half of the 405 respondents here felt that start-stop traffic was the most frustrating problem faced, followed by aggressive and rude drivers, cited by 35 per cent of respondents. While these two reasons are also the top issues faced by the 19 other cities surveyed, Singapore had a higher proportion of people frustrated by these reasons. Globally, 51 per cent of the approximately 8,000 respondents said start-stop traffic was frustrating, while 27 per cent responded that aggressive or rude drivers are the second-top bugbear. "This year's global commuter pain survey indicates that drivers in cities around the world are much more unsettled and anxious compared with ...

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