Driving rules are in place for the safety of all road users. For specific rules on driving safely for expressways and tunnels, click here.
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Understanding Driving Rules in Singapore
For the safety of all road users, there are a number of rules in place to regulate driving behaviour in Singapore.
When driving, take note of traffic signs on the road.
It is an offence not to follow these signs:
Pay attention to and obey these signs when driving:
You should also familiarise yourself with road markings to avoid illegal parking offences.
Each road in Singapore has a speed limit. In School Zones and Silver Zones, the speed limit is 40kmh.
At some intersections, it is legal to make a left turn on red light.
During certain hours, traffic from Woodlands Centre Road is diverted to improve traffic flow along Woodlands Centre Road and Woodlands Checkpoint.
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Understanding Driving Rules and Information
By following these rules and regulations, you will contribute to safer roads for yourself and other road users. It will also help improve traffic flow on our roads.
Learn about the traffic signs that help you safely navigate roads and traffic. The signs will help you in the following ways:
- Provide directions and navigate turns and exits
- Give crucial instructions
- Alert road users to potential hazards
- Show where to find attractions and facilities nearby