No difference to traffic at checkpoints after clampdown

Motorcyclists heading to Singapore across the Causeway yesterday morning. While Malaysian media reported that congestion at the Causeway and Tuas Checkpoint on Monday was worse than usual, an app tracking the jams said the only difference was that Mo
Motorcyclists heading to Singapore across the Causeway yesterday morning. While Malaysian media reported that congestion at the Causeway and Tuas Checkpoint on Monday was worse than usual, an app tracking the jams said the only difference was that Monday's jam started from a slightly earlier time.ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF

Motorists say waiting times the same following S'pore's move to deny entry to vehicles with outstanding fines

The clampdown on foreign vehicles with unpaid fines has not worsened the jams at the Causeway and Tuas Checkpoint, a Straits Times poll of 25 Malaysian motorists working in Singapore showed.

A mobile application, which has tracked congestion at the land checkpoints since 2016, also showed that while waiting times can still remain long, they did not change on Monday, the first day of Singapore's move to deny entry to vehicles with outstanding fines.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2019, with the headline 'No difference to traffic at checkpoints after clampdown'. Print Edition | Subscribe