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Do car owners enjoy hidden privileges most of us do not even think about?

One example is how car owners can enjoy free parking on public roads outside landed properties

In Singapore, if you own and drive a car, you are among the 20 per cent of the population who do so. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
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Upper Thomson Road is a busy arterial road, famous for fringing the central reservoir area, and for the shophouse eateries that line both sides of the road.

One weekday afternoon, I was driving down the nearly-empty three lane road, enjoying my smooth ride.

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