Articles about Car Accident

Road accidents are the leading cause of death in young people
Usually, you see an organization like the United Nations (UN) in the news trying to keep global conflicts in check or aiding struggling countries. The body has seen it fit, though, to consider the rising number of road deaths worldwide as a
The LTO finally takes action
You may have recently seen a viral video of an incident behind SM Megamall involving an SUV and one traffic management personnel. If you're familiar with this, we have news: the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has confirmed that the driver of
What an expensive fender bender
Teslas are arguably some of the most technologically advanced cars in the world right now. These electric vehicles are fast, can go several hundreds of kilometers on one full charge, and boast a certain level of autonomy.The last bit, however, has
But this Godzilla isn’t exactly amphibious
On the highway and at events, the Nissan GT-R gets second glances for a reason because of its distinct rear wing and sleek design. It's one of the slickest, most-coveted cars around. But to see it nearly submerged in
The company is setting the record straight regarding a recent viral video
If you lurk around social media and follow local automotive websites regularly, then chances are, you saw this particular video of a Ford Ranger Raptor laying broken on the highway. You can watch the clip here first.The video shows the truck
The app is part of the LTO’s new incident-reporting system
Motorists will soon have an easier way to report motor vehicle-related crimes to the Land Transportation Office (LTO), as the agency is set to open its new Central Command Center (C3).The C3 will enable the public to report lost or
Looks can be deceiving
So you figured in a minor fender bender on EDSA with a fellow motorist. You step out of your cars, assess the damage, and try to sort things out. He admits he was in the wrong and asks if you can just
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
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