A video emerged online showing a man jaywalking across the road and almost getting hit by a car with an L plate.
The incident happened along Ubi Avenue 1 on 13 January at about 6.47pm.
The jaywalking man was seen dashing across the road without looking out for traffic and caught the driver by surprise.
Thankfully the driver managed to stop just in time to avoid a collision with the errant pedestrian, and the man just carried on with his journey as though nothing happened.
Persons caught jaywalking can be fined $50 on the spot.
Jaywalkers can also be charged and fined up to $1,000, or jailed up to three months. Repeat offenders may be fined up to $2,000 or jailed up to six months.