13 Feb '18, 3pm

[Mothership] S’porean, 70, feels too old to study 298 pages for private hire driver license tests https://t.co/vuuxQGdxzD

A 70-year-old man has written a plight-filled letter to one of the national newspapers in Singapore to air his grievances. His lamentation? He cannot get his license to be a private hire car driver. Why? Because he feels he is too old to be spending his time studying hundreds of pages just to take two tests and failing them repeatedly, as he is made to remember a lot of confusing information pertaining to a myriad of penalties for violating rules. Advertisement What kind of gripe? The letter writer’s gripe to Today on Feb. 12, 2018 is fairly straight-forward: 1. He wants the authority to explain why the two tests have such high passing grades of • 40 out of the 50 questions correct (80 percent) and • 43 out of 50 questions correct (86 percent), respectively. 2. And to highlight the plight of drivers like him who just cannot pass the second test with the higher passing grad...

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