Driving in Singapore can sometimes be challenging, even for seasoned drivers.
Many new drivers, drivers with converted driving licenses (from a foreign license), and foreign license holders (tourists, expats living in Singapore in the first 12 months) may be confused about some rules and requirements, for example, Electronic Road Pricing (ERP), insurance, reporting accidents, renewing COE, car inspection, scrapping a car, paying road tax, finding a parking slot.
Some rules may be reviewed and changed from time to time.
So, we prepared these Singapore driving guides to help all drivers (including drivers-to-be) survive and enjoy driving in Singapore.
We will release new Singapore driving guides periodically after we verify the accuracy and clarity of the guides. If you cannot find the guide or info you need, you may check back later.
You can also leave your questions or requests related to driving in Singapore in the comment box at the bottom of the page. The community will help you get the answer or solution.
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List of Singapore Driving Guides
Here is the list of released or coming-soon guides on driving in Singapore.
Get to know the requirements of conversion of foreign driving license to Singapore one.
If you hold a foreign driving license, you may be required to convert the foreign driving license to a Singapore license to drive legally in Singapore.
Of course, there are some exceptions.
This Driving in Singapore guide explains who can (and cannot) use a foreign driving license to drive in Singapore and the requirements and procedures for converting a foreign driving license to Singapore driving license.
Read on …
This driving in Singapore guide explains the different Singapore road speed limits to help you drive safely in Singapore.
The penalties for speeding in Singapore were also explained.
Read on …
During the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker period (now till June 1, 2020), you need to follow some new rules and regulations (in addition to the existing rules, e.g., speed limit) to drive in Singapore.
This post summarizes the top 5 rules of driving in Singapore safely and legally during the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker period for private car drivers: stay at home unless you really need to go out, wear a mask if you and the passenger are not in the same household, not required to wear a mask when you drive alone or you and passengers are from the same household, park outside of public parks, and avoid Ulu places after sunset.
Read on to learn to drive in Singapore safely and legally during the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker period …
If you own a car in Singapore, you must have car insurance. It’s not just a legal requirement; it’s also a smart way to protect yourself and your car from unexpected accidents and damages.
But with so many different car insurance policies available, choosing the right one for your needs can be confusing. In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about car insurance in Singapore.
Read on to learn more about car insurance in Singapore.
ERP is a system that charges drivers for using congested roads during peak hours, with the aim of reducing traffic congestion and improving overall road efficiency.
As a driver in Singapore, understanding the ERP system is integral to navigating the city’s roadways effectively, avoiding fines, and saving time.
This driving in Singapore guide aims to provide a concise guide to the top 6 facts you need to know about electronic road pricing in Singapore. We will explore the role of ERP, how it works, and the various ways you can pay for it. Additionally, we will discuss frequently asked questions about the system, such as the fines for non-compliance.
Read on to understand the ERP in Singapore.
6). Top 10 important driving rules in Singapore?
7). Where to park your car in Singapore?
8). Expressways in Singapore
9). What should you do if you are involved in a road accident?
10). How to maximize the benefits of your NCD (No Claim Discount)?
11). How to pay your road tax?
12). What is Singapore Driver Improvement Points System (DIPS)?
13). What modifications for your car are allowed in Singapore, and what are not?
14). Traffic cameras in Singapore
15). Which car parks are free in 2019?
16). Top 10 sites in Singapore you should drive to
17). When should you (and should not) renew the COE for your car?
18). and more to come …
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