Due to quarantine laws, naturally
EDSA has been a hell of a lot quieter in terms of road mishaps over the past few months. This observation becomes even more obvious when you compare Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) statistics in 2020 to last year's figures.The
Still pretty fast if you ask us
Do you dream of owning a Volvo? If yes, we sure hope you don't have any plans of driving past 180kph. This isn't just because, well, going past the speed limit isn't safe-it's also because the Scandinavian
Ever heard of personal space?
So, last year's Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) numbers are in. What have we learned so far? That the Philippine capital is not a safe place for motorcycles, that early morning drives are risky business, and that our
Fast cars and dark roads don’t mix
Early morning drives are supposed to be calm and relaxing-a time to plug in a chill playlist, gather your thoughts, and think behind the wheel. Unfortunately for us in the city, 2019 data suggests the wee hours of the day are
Resulting in 394 recorded fatalities throughout the year
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has already released the full Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) annual report for 2019, so it's time to see how much safer or more dangerous the roads in the metro have become
There are many possible sources of negligence
Question: At the corner of Roxas Boulevard and Remedios Street in Manila, a 14-wheeler truck fell into a drainage canal when the canal's concrete cover collapsed because the truck was overloaded. Traffic was rerouted to this area because of an
Executive order imposing stiffer penalties being readied by Malacañang
Enough is enough.President Rodrigo Duterte is fed up with the series of fatal accidents happening in remote parts of the country. A recent deplorable incident involved a cargo truck that fell into a deep ravine in Surallah, South Cotabato, killing 21
It might come as no surprise
You might have seen our recent story on the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis (MMARAS) 2018 report, which showed how dangerous Metro Manila's roads were last year. If you haven't, you can check
Thankfully, there’s good news, too
We finally have a clear picture of just how dangerous Metro Manila's roads were in 2018.According to data from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS), the Philippine capital averaged slightly over
We need more of these people in the world
Whenever we read about tricycles in the news these days, it usually comes with negative associations. Reckless trike drivers, slow three-wheelers impeding traffic on national highways, and rusty contraptions overloaded with passengers. You name it.But a recent story posted by
Is anyone automatically at fault?
If a car and a motorcycle figure in an accident, is the driver of the larger vehicle automatically accountable, even if the rider is clearly at fault?The driver of the larger vehicle is not automatically at fault or accountable to the
A 2015 model included in a safety recall
The Hollywood community is still shaken over the death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin, who lost his life in a freak accident involving his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. He was 27 years old.Yelchin--who played USS Enterprise crew member Pavel
How to rescue passengers inside
Despite what you see in the movies, cars usually do not explode after an accident. Dropping a match into liquid gasoline won't ignite it right away, although gas fumes catch fire easily enough. It often takes a roaring fire to light
According to a tiremaker's study
Based on research conducted by tiremaker Continental, driver error remains the biggest cause of accidents. In the study, seven out of 10 Brits confessed that their poor driving contributes to road rage, and this often leads to mistakes behind the wheel.This
By posting an open letter on Facebook
Most of us form a very special and intimate bond with our car via happy, memorable motoring activities. The first time we fetched the love of our life, for instance. That epic drive up to Baguio. The time we rushed the wife
Involving a Mazda 2 sedan
Let's face it: No matter how passionately most corporate executives profess that they look after the interests of their customers, the truth is that most of them can't even be bothered to miss a movie date to read a lengthy
Sadly, none of the locally available ones passed
The United States' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just released its findings for its small overlap front-crash tests for nine midsize SUVs, and it seems we're on the unlucky side as neither one of the models sold in the
Combination of unsafe speed and old tires
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has officially released its report on the car crash that claimed the lives of Paul Walker and his Always Evolving tuning company partner Roger Rodas, saying that "the cause of the fatal solo-vehicle collision
And he neither had drugs nor alcohol in his system
Earlier today, we shared the findings of the Los Angeles County Coroner\'s Office on the death of Paul Walker. Well, we\'ve just read the agency\'s report on Roger Rodas\'s death, and his injuries were much worse than Walker\'
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