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Woman with guide dog barred from boarding bus, but driver helps her find a seat, Singapore News

A blind woman was stopped from boarding a bus on Wednesday morning (June 19) after another passenger insisted that her guide dog was not allowed on public transport.  Cassandra Chiu wrote in a Facebook post that she was trying to board SBS bus service 123 at the bus stop outside Lucky Plaza.  She was changing buses with her young daughter and her guide dog Elke when the incident happened.  When she tried to board the bus with her guide dog, another passenger became agitated and tried to stop her from getting on the bus. …

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Win $1,888 and a chance to meet F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen when you head to Beerfest Asia 2019 – Here’s how, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Things are about to get heated trackside at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, with the Singapore Grand Prix rolling around again this September. But an exclusive encounter with well-known ‘Iceman’ Kimi Raikkonen may just be the thing to cool you off – that and winning $1,888 in cold hard cash. EuroAutomobile, the official distributor of Alfa Romeo cars in Singapore, is partnering Beerfest Asia in giving three lucky winners access to the Alfa Romeo Racing F1 Paddock this season. The Alfa Romeo Racing Paddock Passes are not available for public purchase, and…

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Taxi driver in viral video removed carpark gantry barrier in Jurong East because it was faulty, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A taxi driver in a now-viral video removed the gantry barrier at a Housing Board (HDB) carpark in Jurong East last Friday (June 7) because it had malfunctioned. The Straits Times understands that the Comfort taxi driver was advised to do so by the HDB’s service provider via the intercom. He was unable to exit the carpark at Jurong East 32 last Friday afternoon, as the barrier arm was faulty and could not be lifted. It is understood that the barrier arm is designed to be detachable as…

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Bus driver arrested after accident with female cyclist in Jurong, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A bus driver has been arrested after a female cyclist was injured after an accident with the bus in Jurong on Tuesday (June 4). The police said that they were alerted at 12.13pm to an accident involving a bus and a bicycle along Yuan Ching Road towards Jurong West Street 51. The 45-year-old cyclist was unconscious when taken to the National University Hospital. The 53-year-old bus driver was subsequently arrested for causing grievous hurt by negligent act, said the police. Police are investigating the incident. Pictures of the…

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BMW driver repeatedly reverses into Porsche while trying to enter parallel parking lot at Toa Payoh, Singapore News

A BMW driver was caught on video repeatedly reversing into a Porsche while trying to enter a parallel parking lot at Block 181A Toa Payoh Lorong 4 on Sunday (June 2). Stomp contributor Jen caught the incident on her car’s dashboard camera as she waited for the BMW driver to park. In the video, the driver is seen reversing and pushing the Porsche back four times before he drives off. “This BMW (SKC2378K) continuously knocked into the Porsche (EZ5555B) while trying to parallel park, causing the Porsche to move forward…

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Grab driver offers disabled passenger discounted rides, warms the hearts of many online, Singapore News

“A little kindness goes a long way, friends,” a Grab driver wrote as he shared a story of how he befriended a disabled passenger. In a Facebook post on May 29, Melvin Poh wrote about the moment where he picked up a passenger, known as Din, at 3.20am from United Square. Din, dressed in a security guard’s uniform, was walking to the car with the help of a walking stick. The sight broke Poh’s heart, and he soon learnt during the ride that his passenger was a security guard who worked the night shift. When they struck…

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Driver of Singapore-registered BMW caught changing number plates at Malaysia petrol station, Singapore News

The driver of a Singapore-registered vehicle was caught changing his number plates at a petrol station in Malaysia, which led to an uproar online when the video went viral, reported Sin Chew Daily. The man was filmed switching the number plates on his gold BMW sedan while filling up petrol. Citing Singapore’s Shin Min Daily, the man kept glancing over his shoulders and acting suspiciously. Netizens have accused him of trying to evade the law by framing the owner of another vehicle. 20may2018 spotted by members the bmw driver using…

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SBS Transit to discipline bus driver who reversed into woman’s car, Singapore News

A bus driver who reversed into a woman’s car in Thomson Road will be taken to task by SBS Transit. In response to queries, Ms Tammy Tan, the operator’s senior vice-president of corporate communication, said it is in touch with the car’s driver and would like to apologise for the “distress and inconvenience” caused. “We do not condone unsafe driving behaviour by our staff and in this case, will be taking disciplinary action against the bus captain concerned,” she said on Saturday (May 18). On Thursday, Facebook user Clement Goh…

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Most uplifting video you’ll watch today: DHL driver piggybacks elderly man struggling to cross road, Singapore News

Seeing that an elderly man was having difficulty crossing the road, a driver from shipping giant DHL exited from his van and went forward to help. However, the elderly man continued to struggle with his walking aid — prompting the DHL driver to piggyback him across the road. The heartwarming incident occurred at the junction of Waterloo Street and Middle Street at around 10.45am on Friday (May 17), and was caught on camera by Stomp contributor H. Leonardi. H. Leonardi, who shared the video with Stomp, said: “There was heavy…

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