2 motorcyclists arrested after 269 stopped for checks near Woodlands Checkpoint

A total of 269 motorcycles were stopped for checks during a multi-agency enforcement operation against errant motorcyclists near the Woodlands Checkpoint on March 21.

The operation was conducted by the Traffic Police with the National Environment Agency (NEA) and Land Transport Authority (LTA).

The Traffic Police found 23 motorcyclists riding without a valid licence and without insurance coverage. One of them was arrested for drink driving and another was arrested for cheating by personation.

NEA issued 39 summonses for offences involving vehicular smoke and excessive noise emission.

LTA issued 31 summonses for offences such as improper number plates, expired vehicle entry permit, expired road tax and expired insurance.

All vehicles, including foreign-registered vehicles, entering Singapore must comply with Singapore’s traffic laws and stipulated safety and emission requirements.

The licence plates on these vehicles must conform to the mandated specifications and be properly displayed.

Motorists who are found to be non-compliant may face penalties and foreign-registered vehicles may be denied entry into Singapore at the land checkpoints.