Articles about Car Safety

By learning how drivers interact with cars, designers can create safer cabins
Honda just keeps building safe cars
Honda just keeps building safe cars. Don't take our word for it-take the word of the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) instead. The organization has just awarded Honda with four different honors at the recent
And is it safe to buy secondhand?
The full implementation of Republic Act No. 11229 or the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act has been deferred as parents are still left with many questions about the law. One of those is about the expiration dates of child car seats.
You can’t put a price on safety
Child car seats are in demand now that Republic Act No. 11229 or the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act became a hot topic at the start of the month. And while its full implementation has been deferred for now, parents still
30kph crashes are more dangerous than they seem
We know the Land Transportation Office's (LTO) initial implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act hasn't exactly been smooth sailing, so we understand the resistance to its new requirements, especially with regard to some items in the implementing
It’s a matter of life and death
All right, ignore the lackluster implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act and look at the bigger picture for a moment: Kids really should be sitting in child seats when riding in cars. It's just, simply put, safer.You
Too many things going on at the same time
Here's where we are so far in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act: By operation of the law, Republic Act No. 11229 already took effect on February 2, 2021, but the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stressed
And why can’t kids below 13 years of age ride shotgun?
The Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act-whose full implementation and enforcement, by operation of law, should have begun on February 2-has been met with a much stronger negative reaction than you'd expect for a measure that promotes the well-
There’s no need to panic, guys
Here's the very latest on the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act: Implementation is pushing through, as announced yesterday, but the Department of Transportation (DOTr) again stresses that no apprehensions will be made over the next few months in this initial
Hmm...
It's been a long time coming, but the full implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act (Republic Act No. 11229) is finally upon us-it begins tomorrow, February 2, 2021. Naturally, motorists have a lot of questions about the
For children aged 12 and below
Take note, parents: The full implementation of Republic Act No. 11229, or the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act, begins tomorrow, February 2, 2021, meaning children aged 12 and below must be properly secured in appropriate car seats while traveling in a
Still a relatively safe crossover
As with all new vehicles arriving in the ASEAN market, the newly launched Nissan Magnite has undergone testing through the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP). How did it fare, then?Well, the ASEAN NCAP gave the new
By combining professional driver instincts with automated driving technologies
Toyota is taking a different approach to developing safety features in its cars. The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has revealed that it is now working with Stanford University's Dynamic Design Lab to "bring together the instincts of professional drivers and automated
Through the new Guard Mode feature available on the FordPass Pro app
Ford is really going the extra mile to enhance the safety and security of its vehicles. The American carmaker has now revealed a new feature called Guard Mode, which is accessible through the FordPass Pro dedicated smartphone app.Guard Mode is a
We wonder when the refresh will arrive
MG is starting 2021 on the right foot. The brand's subcompact crossover, the ZS, recently underwent ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests, driving away with a five-star safety rating.The vehicle finished with 32.27 points for adult
Yet another Isuzu earns top marks for safety
Isuzu just keeps impressing in the safety department. After the next-gen D-Max earned a five-star safety rating from the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP), it's the all-new MU-X's turn to
The design just bagged Popular Science’s ‘Best of What’s New’ award to end 2020
We can probably agree that the new Acura TLX is quite the stunner. The stylish sports sedan has the looks with a capable 272hp, 379Nm 2.0-liter turbocharged four-banger to boot. That's why it sucks that we probably won'
Being new to driving can be intimidating for some
It sounds silly to anyone who's been driving for years, but changing lanes can be a pretty tricky maneuver for newbie drivers. You needn't look any further than driving-school vehicles slowing down to a near halt while trying to
This makes us want the crossover even more
Here's one more reason we want Nissan Philippines to launch the Kicks in our market: It's one safe crossover.The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) just tested the all-new Kicks, and the vehicle scored
Good to know
Toyota is on one hell of a roll when it comes to vehicle safety. The latest version of the Japanese car manufacturer's seven-seat MPV, the Innova, recently went through the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP)
The company now named Joyson Safety Systems is Japan’s top seatbelt manufacturer
Several years after that huge airbag fiasco, the company we once knew as Takata is still making headlines for all the wrong reasons.According to a report by Nikkei Asia, the former airbag manufacturer that goes by the name of Joyson Safety
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