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Driving in Singapore

Information acquired on 11/06/2009

Compulsory documents

Pink EU driving licence.

International driving license.

Car registration or rental papers.

Country initials sticker.

International Motor Insurance Card.


Owner's permission required if using a vehicle belonging to a third party (recommended only).

Motorists are advised to contact the Motoring Association for information on local regulations.


Maximum alcohol level : 0.00 %.

Child seat, booster seat or fitted restraint system, compulsory up to 8 years.

Safety belt: compulsory front and back.

Motorcyclists: helmet compulsory for driver and passenger.

Dipped headlights compulsory (night and day) for two-wheeled vehicles all year round.

Drive on the left.


Warning triangle compulsory.

First-aid kit recommended.

Fire extinguisher recommended.

Set of spare light bulbs recommended.

Tow rope recommended.

Fluorescent safety jacket recommended.

Speed limits (Light vehicles)

In built-up areas : 50 kph.

On roads : 70 kph.

On dual carriageways : 90 kph.

These speed limits are lower in wet weather.

Auto clubs

Automobile Association of Singapore

336 River Valley Road 03-00

238366 - AA CENTRE


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