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     FrontPage Edition: Sun 30 Oct 2005

New speed limits for 55 roads in southern Singapore


New Speed Limits For 55 Stretches of Roads in Southern Part of Singapore
The Traffic Police (TP) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) are pleased to announce the completion of the comprehensive road speed limit review for the Southern part of Singapore.
Following the review, 55 stretches of roads in areas such as Balestier Road, Chin Swee Road, Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton Road, Shenton Way, and Zion Road will have their speed limits revised with effect from 1 November 2005. Please see Annex A for the list of roads with the revised speed limits.
This is the fourth phase of the nationwide speed limit review which started in April 2005, and is expected to be completed by December 2005. Please see Annex B for background information on the island-wide speed limit review.
Responsibility of Road Users
While the speed limits of the roads have been raised, motorists should continue to exercise their judgment and adjust their speeds accordingly where necessary, to ensure their safety and that of other road users.
Speeding remains one of the main causes of accidents. Driving or riding beyond the stipulated speed limits increases the likelihood of serious injuries in the event of an accident. Life is precious. Use the roads responsibly. Together, we can make our roads safer.

28 October 2005 @ 7.00 pm


Source: Media Release 28 Oct 2005

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