A video emerged online showingn a driver insisting on entering a carpark that was full at the time, forcibly driving through a traffic cone.
An orange and white traffic cone was seen placed at the entrance of the carpark at the gantry area.. and the driver then drove ahead and ran over the cone, flattening it.
A man (presumed to be a passerby), was seen in the video trying to stop the driver and pointing out the flattened traffic cone to him.
The netizen who posted the video, captioned it:
Happened yesterday on National Day. The cone was put there to signal the carpark was full but the van just went in anyway. It’s funny how the security just stood there and watched.
Drivers who drive in a manner that is dangerous to the public is guilty of an offence under section 64(1) of the Road Traffic Act (RTA).
Persons found guilty face a jail term of up to 1 year and/or a $5,000 fine.
If the driver causes hurt, he faces a jail term of up to 2 years and a fine of $10,000.
If the driver caused grievous hurt, he faces a jail term of between 1 to 5 years and disqualified from driving for at least 8 years.
If the driver’s actions caused death, he faces a jail term of up to 2 to 8 years and disqualified from driving for at least 10 years.