Oral Replies to Parliamentary Questions

Oral Reply to Parliamentary Question on Criteria for the Installation of Speed Cameras for Roads, by Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development

Published: 01 March 2021


Ms Joan Pereira: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) what criteria need to be met before the installation of speed cameras for roads; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider installing them where speeding takes place often especially at locations where these incidents occur mostly at night.



1.    For the installation of speed cameras, the Traffic Police (TP) will consider locations where speeding takes place often and which are prone to accidents. This is regardless whether the speeding incidents and accidents tend to occur at night or in the daytime. In addition, TP will assess if the terrain is suitable for the camera to be installed and effectively detect violations.


2.    Besides fixed speed cameras, TP officers conduct anti-speeding operations daily. TP also works closely with the Land Transport Authority on the installation of speed regulating measures, such as road humps and speed regulating strips, where necessary and feasible.