Taxi Driver Disciplined After Video of His Cab Going Against Traffic Goes Viral

A taxi driver in Singapore was caught on a dashboard camera going against traffic. The video was shared on a popular Facebook page on bad driving habits, and the taxi driver was “disciplined,” although the police was not involved:

In a Facebook video that has been widely shared, an SMRT taxi is seen travelling against the flow of traffic on a one-way road.

According to the video, the incident happened along Sims Avenue East on Monday at around 12pm.

The video, which has been shared over 900 times, shows the driver who recorded the footage travelling in the middle of a four-lane road.

After he passes a traffic junction, the taxi in question is seen approaching in the same lane from the opposite direction.

The taxi then moves over to the next lane and drives away before the footage cuts off.

The 15-second video clip of the incident was first posted on road safety community page Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road. It has since been widely circulated on social media and posted on Stomp.

SMRT said it had taken action against the driver, saying in a statement: “We treat this incident as a serious safety issue. We have taken the necessary disciplinary action against the driver.”

Read more about it at The Straits Times.

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Author: Nicholas

Experienced Mortgage Banker at Colorado State Bank and Trust. Effectively bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese. Expert on real estate market in the Front Range.

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