Discover some important rules & safety tips to make your cycling experience in Singapore enjoyable and worry-free!
As roads and bicycle paths continue welcoming waves of people enjoying this sport, here are some rules to adhere to when riding your bike on the roads in Singapore. Nothing's better than a safe and pleasant ride!
DISCLAIMER: Traffic rules may be updated by the authorities from time to time. This article serves as a guideline and should not be taken as a substitute for the rules & bylaws that can be found on the Land Transport Authority (LTA) & Singapore Police Force's respective websites.
4. Do not cycle on expressways and in road tunnels
This rule is specific to cyclists and power-assisted bicycles. In a statement given by the Singapore Police Force on October 2020, they reiterated this rule and urged cyclists not to ride on expressways due to the much higher motor vehicle speeds.
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of expressways and road tunnels in Singapore (as of July 2021) provided by the LTA:
Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE)
Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE)
Central Expressway (CTE)
East Coast Parkway (ECP)
Kallang- Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE)
Kranji Expressway (KJE)
Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE)
North-South Corridor (NSC) [to be completed in 2023]
Pan Island Expressway (PIE)
Seletar Expressway (SLE)
Tampines Expressway (TPE)
Fort Canning Tunnel (FCT)
Sentosa Gateway Tunnel (SGT)
Woodsville Tunnel (WVT)
To sum it up
We hope the pointers above helped to make clearer the rules concerning cycling on the roads. Following them will ensure not only your own safety, but the safety and convenience of other road users as well.
So go on, take to the roads on your bike and enjoy the ride!