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Singapore Curbs Traffic with Automatic Tolls

Video duration: 5:18

Singapore was the first country in the world to implement Electronic Road Pricing (ERP), an electronic toll collection system which aims to reduce traffic and indeed, less than 30 percent of Singaporeans now own cars. Despite Singapore's successes, as World Focus producers Mary Lockhart and Ara Ayer and correspondent Daljit Dhaliwal report, the automatic fees take a toll on Singapore's commuters.