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The Importance Of Road Safety & How Can We Achieve It?

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It is very important to be aware that road traffic injuries remain an important public health problem. When road safety products are utilized correctly or efficiently, they can help save lives, prevent accidents and injuries, and keep a society functioning in the most optimal way.

Operant Conditioning to Promote Road Safety. Positive Reinforcements. Road Safety Month begins as Singapore reopens, Singapore News. SINGAPORE - The eighth Singapore Road Safety Month was launched on Tuesday (June 2), with traffic expected to increase as Singapore enters the first day of its post-circuit breaker reopening. Posters and banners will be fixed on trains, bus shelters and lamp posts during the month-long campaign to remind pedestrians to "ensure that all vehicles have come to a stop before crossing", and motorists to "slow down when approaching traffic lights".

Winners of a road safety art competition in March will also have their works printed on ez-link cards for distribution. Although primarily focused on the heartland and areas near schools, banners will also be displayed - for the first time - in residential estates in Bukit Timah, the police and the Singapore Road Safety Council said. The campaign is jointly organised by the two, together with the Land Transport Authority (LTA), Ministry of Education, People's Association and the Automobile Association of Singapore.

Road Safety Campaigns. RoadSense Carnival On 6 July 2019, Traffic Police organised the RoadSense Carnival at the Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza.

Road Safety Campaigns

The inaugural RoadSense Carnival was graced by Mr Amrin Amin, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Health. The event’s theme was ‘Take the Road to Responsibility’, and this event was organised to educate road users in Singapore about the importance of graciousness to create a more pleasant road user experience for all Singaporeans. More than 3,600 people attended the event to learn about road safety through a line-up of fun and engaging games and activities. Traffic Police also launched eight characters, known as “The Responsibles”, to reinforce the need for a shared and collective sense of responsibility for our actions on the roads in Singapore. Rewards For Safe Driving – How You Can Benefit.

Negative Reinforcements. Speed-tracking devices for heavy vehicles on trial until August. SINGAPORE: Three types of speed-tracking devices for heavy vehicles are currently on trial until August, the Traffic Police (TP) announced on Tuesday (May 22) at the sixth edition of the Singapore Road Safety Month.

Speed-tracking devices for heavy vehicles on trial until August

The event, which was focused on educating heavy vehicle drivers and motorcyclists, was kicked off by Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and Health Amrin Amin at Republic Polytechnic. Speed limiters are currently mandated for certain heavy vehicles to curb speeding, but can be easily tampered with, TP said. Positive Punishments. 300 errant heavy vehicle drivers issued summonses: Traffic police. SINGAPORE: More than 300 heavy vehicle drivers were issued 328 summonses in a two-week islandwide operation against heavy vehicle drivers earlier this month, police said on Monday (Sep 17).

300 errant heavy vehicle drivers issued summonses: Traffic police

The summonses were issued for various traffic offences, such as speeding and failing to keep left on expressways, the police said. Additionally, road safety advisories were issued to the heavy vehicle operators. READ: Speed-tracking devices for heavy vehicles on trial until August While the number of fatal accidents involving heavy vehicles has decreased to 10 in the first half in 2018 from 20 in the same period last year, the police said that these accidents remain a concern as they could potentially cause greater damage and loss of life. They accounted for 18 per cent of all fatal accidents. "As heavy vehicle drivers spend many hours on the roads and are always on a tight schedule, it is even more important for them to obey all traffic rules and regulations," said the police. Negative Punishments. Taiwan plans tougher penalty on drunk driving. Traffic Matters. In Singapore, you need to possess a valid Singapore Driving Licence to drive or ride a motor vehicle on our roads.

Traffic Matters

The driving licence will indicate which class of vehicle you are able to drive or ride. This applies to: All Singaporean Citizens All Permanent Residents Foreigners residing in Singapore for more than 12 months Foreigners residing in Singapore for less than 12 months and are employed as drivers holding Work Permits or S-Pass If you fall into any one of the above categories and possess a valid foreign driving licence, you are required to convert your licence to a valid Singapore Driving Licence.

If you wish to obtain a valid Singapore Driving Licence, you may commence your training at any one of the 3 driving centres in Singapore: the Bukit Batok Driving Centre, the ComfortDelGro Driving Centre, or the Singapore Safety Driving Centre. Do note that the valid PDL is a digital-issued licence, is valid for 2 years, and that all driving instructors are able to verify them online.

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