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Significance of taxi apps in a public transport/mrt breakdown 3 ways to renew car insurance Top 10 Car Rental Tips Car insurance: Two strikes and you’re out? What is subrogation in motor insurance claims? Average cost of buying and maintaining a car in Singapore Importing a car into Singapore Vehicle Quota System
 
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Significance of taxi apps in a public transport/mrt breakdown

Grabtaxi and uber are definitely necessary for Singapore but with changes needed. The public transport system has proven itself unreliable once again with a breakdown of both the east-west and north-South major mrt lines. Almost as if a justification for the remarks by smrt ceo Desmond kuok that the public transport system is financially unsustainable, […]

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3 ways to renew car insurance

There are now 3 ways to renew your car insurance. During the first 3 years of a new vehicle purchase If you purchased a new car and it is within the first 3 years of warranty, you would have no choice but to renew automatically with the authorized insurer depending on the make of your vehicle. This […]

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Top 10 Car Rental Tips

Remember when people rented cars mainly for the purpose of vacation transportation? These days, things have changed. The car rental industry has grown by leaps and bounds; the most current estimates available (for 2004) put annual car rental revenue at a whopping $17.6 billion. Airport rentals have historically been the main revenue driver, but that […]

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Car insurance: Two strikes and you’re out?

Car insurance: Two strikes and you’re out? CAR insurers have insisted that it is within their rights to reject policy applications from motorists if they have one too many accident claims within a year. In most cases, insurers adopt a ‘two-strike’ rule – they would typically turn away a motorist who has made two or […]

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What is subrogation in motor insurance claims?

What is subrogation in motor insurance claims? In the context of Singapore, under the Barometer of Liability (BOLA) system, a subrogation claim is a claim made against the first party by the third party for the first party part in the accident. Subrogation claims can usually affect motorists when they least expect it. For example, […]

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Average cost of buying and maintaining a car in Singapore

Average cost of buying and maintaining a car in Singapore Car ownership costs can be categorised into initial purchase costs and recurring costs. Initial Purchase Costs •Certificate of Entitlement (COE) – The Vehicle Quota System is an initiative to control the number of cars on Singapore’s roads, by determining the number of new vehicles allowed […]

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Importing a car into Singapore

Pros -Wide range of models available – Savings up to S$ 20,000 -Shorter delivery times -Car must pass a mechanical inspection -Car may not be suitable for tropical climate Cons -Car must be a right hand drive vehicle -Car must use unleaded petrol -Car must use CFC-free air conditioners -Car must pass a mechanical inspection […]

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Vehicle Quota System

The Vehicle Quota System was implemented on 1 May 1990. Under this system, LTA determines the number of new vehicles allowed for registration while the market determines the price of owning a vehicle. In determining the number of cars allowed for registration, we take into account the prevailing traffic conditions and the number of vehicles […]

Temporary Closure of Oxley Road

Temporary Closure of Oxley Road To facilitate ERP gantry maintenance works, the stretch of Oxley Road will be temporarily closed to traffic on Tuesday, 6 March 2012 from 12.01am to 5am. Please refer to the attached map for more information. Directional and information signs will be displayed along the affected roads to inform and guide […]

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Temporary Closure of KPE Tunnel Slip Roads

Temporary Closure of KPE Tunnel Slip Roads To facilitate tunnel works at Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) tunnel, the following slip roads will be temporarily closed to traffic from 12am to 5am: LocationClosure DateAlternative Route KPE (ECP) [Exit 1] to ECP (City) 5 Mar 2012Use Exit 2C to Sims Ave , Sims Way , Mountbatten Rd […]

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Temporary Closure of CTE (City) Slip Road from Serangoon Road

Temporary Closure of CTE (City) Slip Road from Serangoon Road To facilitate ERP gantry maintenance works, the stretch of CTE (City) slip road from Serangoon Road will be temporarily closed to traffic on Wednesday, 7 March 2012 from 12.01am to 5am. Traffic affected by this closure will be diverted to PIE towards Jurong or CTE […]

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Two New Road Projects to Improve Connectivity in Northern Singapore

Two New Road Projects to Improve Connectivity in Northern Singapore To support upcoming and future developments in the northern part of Singapore, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will embark on two new road projects to improve overall road connectivity and capacity in this area. Expansion of CTE/TPE/SLE Interchange 2. To improve connectivity between Yishun Town, […]

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Results of February 2012 Second Open Bidding Exercise for

Results of February 2012 Second Open Bidding Exercise forCertificates Of Entitlement The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,861 bids at the end of the February second open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,789 were successful. Detailed results of the tender are as follows: Quota Quota Premium Total Bids Received Number of […]

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Shell V-Power for the price of Shell FuelSave 98 returns

Shell is offering its V-Power petrol for the price of Shell FuelSave 98 once again this weekend, as well as 20% more Escape Points Drivers who pump Shell V-Power petrol at Shell stations from this Friday to Sunday will get to enjoy V-Power at the price of Shell FuelSave 98, as well as 20% more […]

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Honda recalls 2.3 million cars for automatic transmission problem

Honda is recalling almost 2.3 million of its vehicles worldwide for a problem involving the automatic transmission, with most of the affected cars in the US The move affects a total of 2.26 million Honda cars worldwide, of which 1.5 million of them are in the US. The models involved are the Accord built from […]

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Pump prices down by 4cents!

As of Monday, 08 August 2011, 11:00am, we can confirm that pump stations island-wide have decreased its fuel prices. » Caltex – 5 August 2011 » Esso – 6 August 2011, 10:00am » SPC – 5 August 2011, 3:30pm » Shell – 5 August 2011, 6:00pm Significant changes in prices are reflected in detail and […]

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COE prices in the first bidding exercise for August saw a significant fall in most categories, after reaching dramatic highs in recent months

Category A COEs, for cars of engine capacities of 1600cc and below, and taxis, decreased by a massive $7,201 to end the tender at $48,801. This comes after Cat A COEs reached a 14 year high in the previous tender in July. Category B COEs, for cars of engine capacities above 1600cc, went down by […]

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Results of August 2011 First Open Bidding Exercise for Certificates of Entitlement

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,844 bids at the end of the August first open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,904 were successful. Detailed results of the tender are as follows: COE results for previous bidding exercises can be found on the “Facts and Figures” section of the One.Motoring website […]

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