26 Nov '12, 10am

Diary of A Singaporean Mind: A tragic accident evokes intense emotions...

Given this is one of a series of accidents, many Singaporeans have raised the issue whether foreigners should be made to pass the stringent driving tests that Singaporeans have to go through to get a license. In Singapore, we have one of the toughest driving tests in the world and Singaporeans are made to go through many driving lessons before they are able to pass the driving test. In some parts of the world, you can get a license after 6 hours of lessons and a simple driving test. In many places, you can get one by paying a bribe. This accident aside, our congested narrow roads are a lot harder to navigate than those in many other countries. In Australia (Victoria), for example, they only allow conversion of driving licenses without a driving test for drivers from a few selected countries - Singapore is one of them[Link ] but China is not on the list. When we talk about ...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2012/05/tragic-accident...

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