Parliamentary Questions by Er Dr. Lee Bee Wah on 27 Feb 2020
1) To ask the Minister for Transport whether taxi drivers aged 65 and above who have taken their medical assessments for their personal driving licence may be exempted from retaking the same tests for their vocational licence within the same year.
2) To ask the Minister for Home Affairs
(a) in the past year, how many people have been penalised for jaywalking;
(b) how does the Ministry monitor areas where jaywalking is prevalent;
(c) how many fatal traffic accidents were caused by jaywalking in the past three years;
(d) whether the Ministry plans to implement additional measures to reduce the danger of fatal traffic accidents to the elderly who jaywalk; and
(e) whether there is a need to review the current penalties to deter jaywalking.