Latest News

2 Cars Block Bukit Timah Road After Alleged Parking Dispute, Police Arrive At Scene

Cars Block Busy Road In Bukit Timah After Alleged Parking Dispute

UPDATE (31 Jul): The Jaguar driver has shared his side of the story. Full article here.

There is an unspoken rule among drivers in Singapore that if someone has been waiting for a parking lot, you will let them have it even if you’re in a favourable position.

Although most drivers abide by this, not everyone may play by the rules.

On Friday (29 Jul) night, videos of an alleged parking dispute were uploaded on TikTok, involving a Jaguar and a Honda.

Source: TikTok

According to the OP, the driver of the black Jaguar had stolen the parking lot from the Honda driver and refused to budge. Both cars ended up stopping midway along the narrow, one-way road, blocking the usually busy path in Bukit Timah.

Police were later called in to settle the dispute as both parties told their side of the story to an officer.

2 cars hold up traffic over parking lot in Bukit Timah

Although not much is known about how the alleged dispute started, the Jaguar’s bumper jutting out of a parking lot along Cheong Chin Nam road and a man standing by its side provide a rough idea of the story.

While the man looked relatively calm, a woman on the other side of the road appeared upset. The whole time, a black Honda Odyssey sat parked in the middle of the street between them.

In another video, a motorist can be heard telling the woman that she was holding up over 20 cars during this whole debacle, as the man in white pants stood with one hand in his pocket.


During this time, motorcyclists were squeezing through to get past the altercation.

At one point, a motorcyclist abruptly stopped in front of the man in white pants, who coolly shook it off.

Source: TikTok

Afterwards, a man with a Singapore Police Force (SPF) lanyard walked up to the woman, seemingly to hear her side of the story.

After some aggressive pointing, he then listened to the other driver’s story.

The video caption claiming that the Honda driver “won” the argument implied that the woman got the upper hand.

Police arrive at the scene

In a final short video, uniformed police officers were seen walking in the direction of the dispute.

The camera then panned to the altercation, with the Jaguar finally reversing out of the parking lot.

While we’re unsure if the pair or the authorities pursued the matter further, it can be concluded that the Honda driver eventually secured the precious lot.

Hope drivers could settle dispute amicably

Though there are no laws pertaining to ownership of public parking space, it’s basic courtesy to give way to others who have indicated their intention to park.

In this case, while we’re unsure if either driver had done so, we hope that both of them are able to settle the dispute amicably.

What would you do if you found yourself in such a situation? Let us know in the comments.

Have news you must share? Get in touch with us via email at

Featured image adapted from TikTok and TikTok.

Iqmall Hayat

“Why waste time say lot word when few word do trick? ” -Kevin Malone

Recent Posts

S’pore food delivery rider claims he earned more than S$8.4K in a month, worked over 14 hours/day

He shares his achievements in hopes of inspiring others who struggle financially like he used…

3 Mar 2024, 6:43 pm

‘People were shoving’: fan who paid S$1,800 for Taylor Swift VIP ticket unhappy with crowd management

A woman even put her hands on her shoulders and asked her to move.

3 Mar 2024, 5:11 pm

Former RI Headmaster & Temasek JC Principal Eugene Wijeysingha dies aged 90

He started his teaching career at RI in 1959.

3 Mar 2024, 4:56 pm

Blackpink’s Lisa attends Shinee concert in S’pore days after being spotted at Changi Airport

Shinee’s concert was on 2 Mar, the same day as Taylor Swift’s first show in…

3 Mar 2024, 4:42 pm

Taylor Swift fans can make friendship bracelets for free at kiosk outside S’pore National Stadium

Be part of the experience even if you don't have tickets.

3 Mar 2024, 3:12 pm

SMRT increases train frequency at Stadium MRT to accommodate crowds leaving Taylor Swift concerts

The measures include keeping faregates open and having staff onsite to guide the commuters.

3 Mar 2024, 2:28 pm