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Car Pooling in Singapore

Should I Become a GrabHitch Or RydePool Driver? Facts About Carpooling In Singapore

All your questions about carpooling in Singapore answered, including car insurance matters and LTA guidelines. Get all the facts here.

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Free shopping vouchers. Great discounts.Refer a friend today!

Free shopping vouchers. Great discounts. Refer a friend today!

You can help your friends and family get an even better deal on their insurance. Refer a friend today and get $20. Your buddy gets 5% off. Details here.

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Malaysia VEP

Malaysia’s Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP). A quick guide

Motorists travelling from Singapore into Malaysia need a Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) which has to be tagged onto your vehicle and is carried out in Johor Bahru.

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What to do if your car catches fire in Singapore.

If my car catches fire what should I do and am I covered? Expert advice. Plus see footage of a car fire in Singapore and how quickly it gets out of control.

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Best car insurance for used and older COE cars

Best car insurance for used and older COE cars

If your car is a COE renewal or an older vehicle then you may want to think about switching your car insurance plan to third party only cover. Find out more.

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Vehicle recalls. A handy guide

In the last six months, there were 48 separate vehicle recalls of cars in Singapore. Recalls affect vehicles from mass-produced Fords to rare Ferraris. Find out more.

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Certificate of Merit. What is it? And how can you get one?

Certificate of Merit. What is it? And how can you get one?

Driving safely doesn’t just help you steer clear of demerit points, it also has its perks. You will be awarded a Certificate of Merit. Find out all you need to know about it.

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Learning to drive and getting a driving licence in Singapore

Learning to drive and getting a driving licence in Singapore

Here’s a step-by-step guide to taking your driving test and getting your driving licence in Singapore

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Buying a parallel import. Is it worth it, and why?

Buying a parallel import. Is it worth it, and why?

Life is too short to drive a car you don't like. That's why some Singaporeans buy parallel imports, and get the new car they want for a discount compared to the official importer.

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Car modifications and how they impact your car insurance

Car modifications and how they impact your car insurance

Expert advice about car modifications and accessories and how they might affect your car insurance.

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Car Park Singapore

Free and cheap parking. The ultimate list

Top places to find free and cheap parking in Singapore

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driving with medical conditions

Guide to Driving for Seniors or Those with Medical Conditions

Many motorists continue to drive even when they have medical conditions. However, in order to be a responsible driver you should make sure it is legal and safe for you to do so.

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Compare car insurance. Which is right for you?

With the different types of car insurance available, which type should you choose? Find out more about the options you have when it comes to protecting yourself and your vehicle

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Singapore’s most affordable car insurance 2019

Singapore’s most affordable car insurance company? Budget Direct Insurance. It’s official.

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Best cars for COE renewals

As more Singaporeans renew their COEs, we ask which cars stand the test of time? Which cars make the best investment over time? Find out more.

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