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Tips For Driving In Singapore

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We all know that one of the best ways to explore any city is by driving. It not just gives you a sense of independence but also lets you explore the place on your own terms and conditions. Another good thing is that you get a good experience of driving in a foreign land. However, before you unlock your car in Singapore to drive around, there are a few things that you must know.

 

Here we have scouted a list of driving in Singapore that will make your vacation truly a memorable one. Take a look in this article of our guide to Singapore!

Tips To Keep In Mind When Driving In Singapore
 

  • International driving license must be obtained in the home country from the Automobile Association of Singapore. Singapore doesn’t issue driving license to tourists
  • In Singapore, people drive on the left side of the road
  • The speed limit on roads is 50 km/h on roads while that on expressways is 70-90 km/h
  • Do not block the way of pedestrians
  • When overtaking another vehicle, always overtake on the right-hand side. Road hogging is an offense for which you can be fined heavily
  • Wearing seatbelt is mandatory for all passengers in the car. Anyone below the height of 1.35m should be fastened with a booster seat belt
  • Between 7 pm and 7 am, make sure the headlights of the vehicle are turned on to avoid mishaps
  • Drinking and driving is a serious offense and you will be fined exorbitantly when caught
  • Keep your driving license and IDP handy when driving in Singapore
  • You are only allowed to talk on the phone using the hands-free feature

 

Keep these driving tips handy when exploring the beauty and culture of Singapore. Bad driving behavior may cause trouble and ruin your trip to the Fun City. Be polite with the pedestrians, give them way whenever possible and remember to turn off the engine at red lights. For a vacation that is memorable and free from any hassles, make sure you get a Singapore travel insurance. Travel insurance will keep your covered from many unexpected emergency in the foreign land.

When driving around the city-state, don’t forget to explore the ravishing nightlife of Singapore.

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