A video posted on Ben Chia Lor Facebook page on Wednesday (28 September) which shows a cyclist being hit by a white sedan car.
The cyclist was going on the right lane under shadows of trees when the white sedan was going through and hit him from the rear.
Under the LTA advisory, the cyclist should not be cycling in the middle of the lane. LTA has a basic rules on how cyclists should operate their vehicles :
- Observe traffic rules
- Every bicycle shall be ridden as close as practicable to the left hand side of the roadway
- Switch on the white light in front and red light at back of bicycle during hours of darkness
- Observe specific speed – 15km/h (running or leisurely cycling speed) on footpaths, and 25km/h (normal cycling speed) on shared paths and cycling paths
- Cycling maximum two abreast will be allowed on all roads with at least two lanes in that direction, except those with bus lanes during the bus lane operational hours
- No riding against the flow of traffic
- Use hand signals to alert drivers and other cyclists when turning left or right, and when stopping