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Monday, December 17, 2007

3/4 Tank Sign

The words look blurish because I tried to take it behind a drop of water on the windscreen! haha..

I guess you can only see this sign in Singapore.



Cars leaving Singapore and driving into Malaysia have to make sure they have at least fuel tank 3/4 full. Failure to do so will result in a fine! The sign tells the drivers to detour back to Singapore if you have less than the required 3/4 tank of fuel.

Huh? What's the reason for this? It is to curb people from buying cheaper petrol over at the Malaysia. Cheapest petrol cost SGD1.973/litre in Singapore and MYR1.92/litre in Malaysia, 1 SGD = 2.3 MYR. You know why.... :-)

Do your city have such rules? haha...

6 comments:

Olivier said...

original ce panneau.

original this panel.

ro_pumpkin said...

i heard about this but it's the first time i see the sign . btw , is singapore a democracy ? for me this is an abusive law .

Keropok Man said...

Olivier,
Yes, Uniquely Singapore. haha..

RO_Pumpkin,
Actually, Malaysia side, also do not wish for Spore to pump subsidize petrol over there. I guess they like this rule.

edwin s said...

Wah Ah Pok!!

Keropok Man said...

wah! ed!

long time no see!

zakscloset said...

that is interesting!