Warning letters were issued on Wednesday to 14 motorists who had left their vehicle engines idling while stationary in a three-hour enforcement exercise by the National Environment Agency (NEA) in Ang Mo Kio.
Under Environmental Protection and Management (Vehicular Emissions) regulations, it is an offence to leave the engine of a motor vehicle running when it is stationary for reasons other than traffic conditions. Those breaching the law can be fined up to $5,000.
Here are 10 other offences you may not have known:
- Annoying someone by behaving badly in public while drunk
- Annoying someone in a public place through an act, or by reciting or uttering a song with lyrics that are obscene
- Sale, distribution, rental of all things "obscene", including paintings, books, figures
- Purposely obstructing a person, so as to prevent him from proceeding in any direction that he is allowed to walk in
- Using false weight or measure
- Your dog injuring a person
- Bathing or washing yourself in on a public road, in a public tank, reservoir, or any water body
- Flying a kite that obstructs traffic on a public road
- Annoying someone by making noise in any way, including by an instrument
- Taking alcohol into a public hospital