Home Front: Cranking up safety for cyclists on roads

Two-wheeler transport is increasingly vying for space with motor vehicles. Tempers are fraying on both sides. What solutions are there, particularly from cyclists?

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Road rage between cyclists and motorists has been in the spotlight. One of the most recent incidents took place last month when a dashboard camera caught a skirmish between a cyclist and a mini-lorry driver near a junction in Pasir Ris Rise that was shared on the Internet.

Footage of quite a few recent two-wheeler incidents shows riders taking matters into their own hands when supposedly provoked. Another recent clip has a food-delivery motorcyclist kicking a van's door in Katong.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 10, 2019, with the headline Home Front: Cranking up safety for cyclists on roads. Subscribe