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Cyclists, motorists could face penalties for reckless use of dedicated cycling lane in West Camp Road

Cyclists, motorists could face penalties for reckless use of dedicated cycling lane in West Camp Road

(2nd from left) Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Mr Baey Yam Keng mark the launch of the Sunday Cycling Lane with an inaugural ride with…

Sunday, Oct 16

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(2nd from left) Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Mr Baey Yam Keng mark the launch of the Sunday Cycling Lane with an inaugural ride with avid cyclists, on Oct 16, 2022. SINGAPORE – Those who cycle or drive recklessly on a dedicated cycling lane near Seletar Aerospace Park could face penalties for doing so.

The cycling lane, which spans 4.6km along West Camp Road and was launched from Sunday, is the first in the country to be time-based, allowing exclusive access to cyclists from 5am to 11am every Sunday under a six-month trial.

But buses can use this lane too during those hours, with other vehicles including personal mobility devices barred.

Speaking to reporters at the launch on Sunday, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Baey Yam Keng said enforcement measures will be carried out by the Land Transport Authority (LTA).

The cycling lane – in both directions of the road – is demarcated by solid blue markings, with operating hours indicated on road signboards and on the lane.

A handbook has also been launched to guide road users to share the space safely.

Mr Baey said LTA will use the trial to gather feedback and assess the impact to road traffic before finalising future plans.By signing up, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. In addition, the limits on cycling group sizes will be removed at both the dedicated on-road cycling lane on Tanah Merah Coast Road and West Camp Road, after authorities determined that these lanes can be safe for larger […]

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