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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 | 33,223 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 | 14,299 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 | 86,769 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 | 47,342 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 | 30,276 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 | 50,232 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 | 58,394 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 | 23,664 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 | 50,432 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 | 188,204 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 | 33,802 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 | 18,490 views | Car Ownership Advice
Proper driving techniques - Drive like a pro
19 Jan 2010
Many of us have dreamt of driving a sports car, imagining the excitement of taking a bend at dangerous speeds, and having the blissful sense of control, yet only a fortunate few can afford to own one.
Text and photos by Simon Wijoyo | 49,290 views | Car Ownership Advice
Old cars still make great cars
23 Nov 2009
In this article we take a look at the Honda EG9, Mitsubishi Evolution and BMW E36 as a cool and affordable alternative.
Text and Photos by Benjamin G. Kline | 47,054 views | Car Ownership Advice
Off Peak Cars now more attractive than before
11 Sep 2009
Following LTA’s recent announcement on changes to the Off Peak Car (OPC) scheme, going over to the red side has never seemed more enticing.
Text by Benjamin G. Kline | 80,647 views | Car Ownership Advice