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How do you claim against a Malaysian car in case of an accident?
09 Jun 2015
Getting into an accident with a foreign vehicle is an utter nightmare but fret not, here is our step by step guide to help you in the event of one.
Nigel Yong, Graphics by Calvin Huang | 98,197 views | Car Ownership Advice
What is the true cost to own a car in Singapore?
30 Mar 2015
What is the true cost of car ownership on this little island of ours? We look at some important pointers that you should take note of.
Text by Jeff Cuellar | 82,343 views | Car Ownership Advice
In-car cameras purchasing tips
27 Jan 2015
With more motorists turning to in-car cameras for electronic surveillance on the road, we show you what to look out for when buying one.
Text by Jeremy Chua, Edited by Nicholas Low. Photos by Vernon Wong | 46,035 views | Car Ownership Advice
Singapore's Driver Improvement Points System - a better understanding
29 Dec 2014
The Driver Improvement Points System (DIPS) was introduced 30 years ago to make motorists adopt safer driving habits.
Text by Jeremy Chua, Edited by Nicholas Low. Photos by SPH Library | 26,695 views | Car Ownership Advice
The importance of wearing a seat belt
23 Dec 2014
More than 20 years ago, the Road Traffic Act made it mandatory for rear-seat passengers who are at least 1.5 metres in height to belt up.
Text by Jeremy Chua, Photos by SPH Library and Low Fai Ming | 13,555 views | Car Ownership Advice
Road markings and parking restrictions in Singapore
01 Apr 2013
Our roads are painted with straight and broken lines in either white or yellow to display parking restrictions. Do you still remember them?
Text and Photos by Akram Saheed | 72,936 views | Car Ownership Advice
A Guide to Off Peak Car scheme
04 Jan 2013
Currently, there are two different types of Off Peak Car (OPC) schemes being offered, each with different tax concessions and restricted usage hours.
Text and Photos by Editorial Team | 45,631 views | Car Ownership Advice
Solar films - A better understanding of it
26 Jul 2012
There's more to solar films than just protecting car occupants from the Sun's harmful UV rays. Learn more about them here.
Text by Nicholas Low, Photos by Infratint | 29,772 views | Car Ownership Advice
Speed cameras - What you should know
17 Jun 2011
The speed camera has been the bane of all motorists since its invention in the late 1960s. We take a look at the history of this unloved device and the types deployed on our local roads...
Text by Benjamin G. Kline | 49,473 views | Car Ownership Advice
Vehicle video recorder - Things you need to know before getting one
03 Jun 2011
Not only is it user-friendly, the versatile vehicle video recorder provides superior clarity day and night.
Text by Julian Kho, photos by ViGi Services | 58,038 views | Car Ownership Advice
Car thefts - How to prevent them?
05 May 2011
Car thefts are almost nil in the context of Singapore. But it doesn't mean drivers should slack off the necessary precautions. We reckon it's always better to be safe than to be sorry.
Text by Richie Setiawan | 23,423 views | Car Ownership Advice
Solar films - Why are they important to your car?
06 Apr 2011
Given our sizzling climate, who can we turn to for reliable solar films? There may be ample brands for drivers to choose but there's only one we can trust.
Text by Julian Kho & 3M, Photos by Julian Kho | 49,247 views | Car Ownership Advice
Breaking down car insurance terms - NCD, excess and named driver
28 Jun 2010
If you're confused about the terms NCD, excess and named driver, fret not. Here's a breakdown on what each term means and how they work.
Richie Setiawan, Photos by Newslink | 178,514 views | Car Ownership Advice
How to drive safely in flood
17 Jun 2010
Driving a car out during a heavy thunderstorm and flood may danger the lives of car drivers. So what are the advices?
Text by Richie Setiawan | 33,470 views | Car Ownership Advice
The finer points of CNG vehicles
21 May 2010
Global warming is a growing concern for drivers and manufacturers everywhere. Unfortunately, the technologies that will eventually replace fossil fuels are still in their infancy. There is however a s...
Text by Benjamin G. Kline | 17,908 views | Car Ownership Advice