THE SCHEDULE
Rule 3(1)
Scheduled Offences
Offences committed
Demerit points to be awarded
(1)Exceeding speed limit for vehicle —
 
(a)by 1 to 20 kilometres per hour
4
(b)by 21 to 30 kilometres per hour
6
(c)by 31 to 40 kilometres per hour
8
(d)by 41 to 50 kilometres per hour
12
(e)by 51 to 60 kilometres per hour
18
(f)by more than 60 kilometres per hour
24
[Section 63(1) of the Act]
 
 
 
(2)Exceeding speed limit on a road —
 
(a)by 1 to 20 kilometres per hour
4
(b)by 21 to 30 kilometres per hour
6
(c)by 31 to 40 kilometres per hour
8
(d)by 41 to 50 kilometres per hour
12
(e)by 51 to 60 kilometres per hour
18
(f)by more than 60 kilometres per hour
24
 [Section 63(4) of the Act]
 
 
 
(3)Carrying excess pillion or carrying pillion sitting not astride
3
 [Section 73(1) of the Act]
 
 
 
(4)Rider failing to wear or wear insecurely on his head a protective helmet
3
 [Section 74(1) of the Act]
 
 
 
(5)Disobeying traffic direction of police officer, employee of Authority or security officer engaged in regulating traffic
3
 [Section 120 (1) (a) of the Act]
 
 
 
(6)[Deleted by S 645/2010 wef 01/11/2010]
 
 
 
(7)Failing to give way to oncoming traffic at controlled junction
4
 [Rule 8, Road Traffic Rules (R 20)]
 
 
 
(8)Failing to give way at uncontrolled junction
4
 [Rule 11(1), Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(9)Failing to give way at junction
4
 [Rule 11(2), Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(10)Failing to give way at roundabout
4
 [Rule 11(3), Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(11)Conveying load not properly secured
3
 [Rule 18, Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(12)Crossing double white lines
4
 [Section 120(3) of the Act read with rule 7(1)(m) and (12), Road Traffic (Traffic Signs) Rules (R 33)]
 
 
 
(13)Crossing road divider
4
 [Rule 9, Road Traffic (Traffic Signs) Rules (R 33)]
 
 
 
(14)Driving on the shoulder of an expressway
6
 [Rule 8, Road Traffic (Expressway Traffic) Rules (R 23)]
 
 
 
(15)Using tyres with ply or cord carcass exposed
3
 [Rule 109(1)(e), Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Construction and Use) Rules (R 9)]
 
 
 
(16)Driver failing to wear seat belt
3
 [Rule 4(1), Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Wearing of Seat Belts) Rules 2011 (G.N. No. S 688/2011)]
 
 
 
(17)Obstructing flow of traffic
4
 [Rule 5, Road Traffic Rules (R 20)]
 
 
 
(18)Forming up incorrectly when turning left or right
4
 [Rule 7, Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(19)Failing to give way to ambulance, fire brigade or police vehicle
4
 [Rule 12(2), Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(20)Driving while carrying load on a motor vehicle in a dangerous manner
4
 [Rule 101(4), Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Construction and Use) Rules]
 
(21)Failing to securely tie or attach goods to a goods vehicle to prevent their falling off from the vehicle
6
 [Rule 101(7), Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Construction and Use) Rules]
 
 
 
(22)[Deleted by S 634/2005 wef 01/10/2005]
 
 
(23)Offences committed by motorists at pedestrian crossing
6
 [Rules 4, 5, 6, and 7, Road Traffic (Pedestrian Crossings) Rules (R 24)]
 
 
 
(24)Driving or riding against the flow of traffic as indicated by traffic signs
6
 [Section 120(3) of the Act]
 
 
 
(25)Driving without due care or reasonable consideration for other road users
9
 [Section 65 of the Act]
 
 
 
(26)Failing to conform to traffic light signals
12
 [Section 120(3) of the Act]
 
 
 
(27)Careless driving
6
 [Rule 29, Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(28)Carrying passengers on a goods vehicle in a dangerous manner
[Rule 4, Road Traffic (Carriage of Persons in Goods Vehicles) Rules 2010 (G.N. No. S 663/2010)]
9
 
 
(29)Carrying passengers on a motor vehicle or trailer in a dangerous manner
6
 [Rule 101(1), Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Construction and Use) Rules (R 9)]
 
 
 
(30)Reckless or dangerous driving
24
 [Section 64(1) of the Act]
 
 
 
(31)Parking abreast of another vehicle
3
 [Rule 10, Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(32)Parking within a pedestrian crossing
3
 [Rule 22(e), Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(33)Stopping on the shoulder or verge of an expressway
4
 [Rule 8, Road Traffic (Expressway Traffic) Rules (R 23)]
 
 
 
(34)Stopping in a zebra controlled area
3
 [Rule 10(1), Road Traffic (Pedestrian Crossings) Rules (R 24)]
 
 
 
(35)Driver failing to ensure that every passenger wears a seat belt
3
 [Rule 5, Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Wearing of Seat Belts) Rules 2011]
 
 
 
(36)Using a motor vehicle where a person below 1.35 metres in height is a passenger and is not properly secured by an approved child restraint or a body-restraining seat belt
3
 [Rule 8(1), Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Wearing of Seat Belts) Rules 2011]
 
 
 
(37)[Deleted by S 689/2011 wef 01/01/2012]
 
 
 
(38)[Deleted by S 689/2011 wef 01/01/2012]
 
 
 
(39)Stopping or remaining at rest on the carriage way of expressway
4
 [Rule 6, Road Traffic (Expressway Traffic) Rules]
 
 
 
(40)Parking within a Demerit Points No Parking Zone
3
 [Rule 24A, Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(41)Stopping within a Demerit Points No Stopping Zone
3
 [Rule 24B, Road Traffic Rules]
 
 
 
(42)Use of mobile telephone while driving
12
 
 
 
(43)Reversing unnecessarily along an expressway
6
 [Rule 7, Road Traffic (Expressway Traffic) Rules]
 
 
 
(44)Failing to fill up every passenger seat in driver’s cabin, or any additional cabin or enclosed space provided for the carriage of passengers or goods and which is adjacent to or is an extension of the cabin for the driver, before carrying any person on the floor of open deck goods vehicle
3
 [Rule 3, Road Traffic (Carriage of Persons in Goods Vehicles) Rules 2010]
 
 
 
(45)Failing to obey 1.1 metre height restriction for persons carried on open deck goods vehicle
6
 [Rule 5, Road Traffic (Carriage of Persons in Goods Vehicles) Rules 2010]
 
 
 
(46)Carrying passengers when the clear floor space of the open deck of goods vehicle available for each passenger is insufficient
6
 [Rule 8(2), Road Traffic (Carriage of Persons in Goods Vehicles) Rules 2010]
 
[S 220/1994]
[S 311/1998 wef 01/06/1998]
[S 621/1998 wef 01/01/1999]
[S 78/1999 wef 01/03/1999]
[S 45/2000 wef 01/02/2000]
[S 634/2005 wef 01/10/2005]
[S 645/2010 wef 01/11/2010]
[S 34/2011 wef 01/02/2011]
[S 689/2011 wef 01/01/2012]