“It’s not just about high speeds, long drives, or open roads”
For most people, driving is a task-a cumbersome chore-done to get from one place to another. Considering the Manila traffic, that's perfectly understandable. Some of us would beg to differ. We understand that despite the stress, fatigue, and responsibilities
Just like it was yesterday
Most of you guys are probably first-time car owners or well into your second or third vehicle. By now, you know how to drive, and you've driven around quite a lot after having worked your ass off for your very
They grow up so fast
Kids: As much as you love them, there will always be instances when they can get on your nerves, or try their darndest to push your patience to its limits. Raising them is as much a test as it is a gift.
And how it's making you dangerous on the road
How proficient would you say you are in driving? If you rate your skills behind the wheel as above-average, guess what-that's the average response given by the majority of drivers out there. As numerous studies have shown, we tend
Be prepared for the wet season
Rainy season is upon us, and we want to make sure that everyone is safe when driving under the deluge. Here are few more no-nonsense tips that will surely come in handy. Slippery soles can slide over the car's pedals,
Growing up shouldn't be hard to do
For the most part, the chaos that is Metro Manila traffic is the result of motorists acting like children. Poor impulse control, impatience, sense of entitlement, selfishness, and tantrums (the adult kind) are to blame for this dismal situation. Driving in this
Keep your body moving during standstills
Three hours. Apparently, you can now get from Balintawak to Baguio in that amount of time. On a really bad day, however, three hours is hardly enough for the one-way drive from Makati to Quezon City. And all those hours spent
Get fit for your road trip
Elite racecar drivers are fit athletes. They need to be able to manage all that adrenaline and g-force on the track. But being in shape is not only beneficial to these motorsports idols, but also to regular motorists like you to
Keep cool and never panic
For many of us, the act of driving comes naturally: You get behind the wheel, start the engine...and that's about it. Maneuvering a car-unless you're on the track or navigating twisty mountain roads-is for the most part,
A reader wants to know
A reader recently sent in a question about driving a manual-transmission vehicle. Should a driver step on the brake, or the clutch first, when coming to stop? Obviously, this reader is a new driver. And we do love to help new
For her, even sitting in traffic is a joy. What!?
Have you met somebody who loves driving so much, no amount of traffic will faze them? One such person is Lisza Buscaino-Redulla. We first heard about her from our friends over at Entrepreneur.com.ph, and we were intrigued when we
You don't always have to go hungry
Eating inside a car is a divisive topic among car owners. Personally, I'm not a fan of eating in my own ride, but there are times when it's inevitable, like when you're stuck in traffic and your stomach is
You should be doing all of these
We could (and have) gone on and on about bad drivers and their irritating habits. You don't have to look far to find examples of those. To change things up, we thought we'd focus on the things that make people
You don't want to know how much a new gearbox costs
One of the things people take for granted about their car is the transmission. There are tons of ways for an inexperienced driver to mess up a car's gearbox. And often, he or she won't even be aware that a
Because there's more to driving than being fast
I was a smoker for 14 years. The memories of this pastime still linger today. I will never forget waking up every morning in a foggy haze, groggily walking to the kitchen to prepare a cup of coffee, and while still half
The ladies have spoken
With a following composed of about 70% male and only around 30% female, the Top Gear Philippines online community is clearly male-dominated. But it's 2018, and women want to be heard.And since we've been curious about what goes
A good reason to hit the gym
Wait, fitness advice from the overfed guys of Top Gear PH? No, you didn't accidentally end up on the wrong website. And yes, we're about to blow your mind with a top-secret workout that'll give you the six-
Happy trails!
Your heart is pounding like it's about to jump out of your chest. You're short of breath, and you experience tunnel vision, seeing only what's in front of you. No, you're not about to knock on the door
And what you can do to control it
There's an old adage in car folklore that oversteer scares passengers while understeer scares drivers. For a lot of people, that is the case. Feeling a car's tail fling out and away from the front can be intimidating when you'
Bad, bad things happen
Interestingly, this is one question that enough people ask but more people get wrong than right. In the strictest sense, there are very few speed humps on our local roads.Speed humps are supposed to be anywhere from 3.7m to 4.
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