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October 21, 2017 9:02 PM Safety systems can help only with 'right mindset'

Imagine losing consciousness after crashing your car on a secluded stretch of road at night. While the situation sounds dire, your car may have already "dialled" for help. In Europe, it is now mandatory for all new cars built from March next year onwards to be equipped with the eCall technology, which automatically relays a car's location to emergency 110

October 17, 2017 10:17 AM Teen who crashed sports car in carpark jailed six weeks for rash driving act

SINGAPORE: Full-time national serviceman Herman Shi Ximu, 19, was sentenced to six weeks' jail for one count of causing grievous hurt with a rash act, after he crashed his Nissan GT-R into a Toyota driven by 66-year-old Teong Hien Sing. Shi was also given an 18-month driving ban from the date of his release. On Aug 27 last year at about 2.50pm, Shi attended 93

October 15, 2017 9:00 PM LTA acts to ease worries over some road crossings

It also urges motorists and pedestrians to do their part to avoid accidents Even as jaywalking-related accidents have risen, recent cases of cars knocking down pedestrians who had the right of way bring into question the safety of designated crossings. And the Land Transport Authority (LTA) is taking steps to rectify this for at least one such crossing 101

September 1, 2017 9:02 PM Being prepared for tunnel accidents

The courage and public-spiritedness of two men, who helped to put out the fire in a taxi in the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) tunnel this week, are testimony to the ability of exceptional people to respond calmly and effectively in an emergency. The fire was a double nightmare. It occurred in an enclosed space, and it affected fast-moving traffic 33

July 7, 2017 10:20 PM Pink Floyd’s drummer is the Warren Buffett of classic Ferraris

A love of car racing has grown into a fortune for Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason. His second came from racing old cars. Specifically, old Ferraris that today are among the most expensive cars on the planet. This weekend he took the star of his collection — a 1962 Ferrari GTO — flat out up the 1.16 mile track at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, about 60 miles 64

May 7, 2017 3:59 PM MINI Countryman gets its own bespoke AirTop Roof Tent for ‘Spontaneous’ travellers

Autohome has produced an AirTop Roof Tent for the MINI Countryman – in conjunction with MINI – for adventurers prone to spontaneous adventures in their MINI. Back in 2012, MINI used the idea of a ‘Swindon Roof Top Tent’ (and a Cowley Caravan) as an April Fool prank to torment motoring journos, and it worked enough for a few to take it seriously 31

February 18, 2017 9:17 PM Impish Lincoln City remind us why we love football

Lincoln City should be lauded for reminding us that there remains true glory in the battered and bruised FA Cup, writes Desmond Kane. It is about an hour between Guiseley in West Yorkshire and Burnley in Lancashire yet the greatest FA Cup story of our times has been four months in the making. When Theo Robinson scored the winning goal for Lincoln against 25

February 9, 2017 6:02 AM Singapore: LTA to stop issuing road tax discs from Feb 15

Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Thursday it will discontinue the issue of physical road tax discs from Feb 15, 2017. Last year in August, LTA said this was an effort to streamline processes. As a part of this process, the motorists will no longer be required to display these discs on the windscreens of their vehicles from Feb 15. The authorities 23

February 1, 2017 9:08 PM Why did Firmino get hit with such as high fine for drink driving?

LFC Midfielder slapped with £20,000 pay out after Christmas stop check by police Liverpool FC star Roberto Firmino was fined £20,000 and banned from driving for a year today after admitting drink driving. Firmino, 25, was stopped by police driving his Range Rover on Strand Street and found to have 46 micrograms of alcohol per 100ml of blood. The legal 26

December 14, 2016 12:37 PM Amazon Prime Video now available in Canada

The streaming service, which carries original shows like “The Grand Tour” and older movies and TV shows, is part of the $79/year Amazon Prime membership. Canadians have a new option to binge-watch movies and television shows: Amazon Prime Video has launched in Canada. After much speculation that it was arriving earlier this month, the Netflix-like streaming 33