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TAXI DRIVER RUNS OVER CYCLIST AFTER NOT GIVING WAY, THEN COMES OUT & SCOLD HIM

An accident took place along Clementi Avenue 6 on 9 November at about 5.50pm, involving a taxi driver and a cyclist at a zebra crossing.

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The cyclist was seen in the video midway through the pedestrian crossing, when an oncoming taxi failed to slow down or stop, and ran him over.

The cyclist was seen falling into a heap on the ground before he picked himself up, as the taxi driver alighted from his taxi to confront the cyclist angrily.

Another cyclist was at the scene at the time and appeared to be speaking up for the stricken cyclist, as the taxi driver continued berating the cyclist that he hit.

Potential penalties

Failing to give way at pedestrian crossing

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The penalty for failing to give way to pedestrians at a pedestrian crossing is a $200 fine and 6 demerit points.

Reckless driving

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.

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If the driver caused grievous hurt, he faces a jail term of betewen 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.

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