Articles about Driving

All the items on this list were lifted from the LTO’s online portal
So you've finally learned how to drive and you have acquired a driver's license from the Land Transportation Office (LTO). Congrats! But as you may have expected, there's still a lot left to learn moving forward.Sure, you may
'Harder than taking your masters'
Applying for a Land Transportation Office (LTO) driver's license in the Philippines might not be a walk in the park, but big strides have been made in recent years to improve the process for motorists.That said, it still isn't
Making small adjustments to your driving can go a long way
Fuel prices these days are at an all-time high. As motorists, all we can do is to try our best to weather the storm until the prices at the pump finally start to go down.Of course, the best way to
Some of the review materials are actually accessible outside of the LTMS portal
Toward the end of 2021, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) started rolling out driver's licenses with the new 10-year validity in select branches. With it came the full rollout of the agency's Comprehensive Driver's Education (CDE) Program.Under
This is the ‘Mindfulness Concept Car,’ equipped with a suite of nifty features
A lot of us get our much-needed peace and quiet when driving, especially during a pandemic like this. From simple grocery runs to relaxing night drives around the block, the time we spend behind the wheel is precious time away from
The agreement will also help ensure better driving-school standards
We all want safer roads in the metro. In order to achieve that, we also need better, more educated drivers out there. So obviously, keeping all road users safe-be it drivers, riders, cyclists, or pedestrians-is easier said than done.Something'
We’re really looking forward to hitting the road soon
It's been a while since we last hit the road, and to say that we miss driving is an understatement.But we all know it's not always a walk in the park, especially if we're talking about driving in
This recent leg of the Eco-Driving Training program hosted 15 participants
Hino Motor Philippines (HMP) is one of the well-known truck and bus manufacturers in the country. Of late, it has made headlines as a consistent supporter of the Philippine government's Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program. These efforts coincide with the
Some cars literally couldn't make it up
Today, a professional driver using the North Luzon Expressway and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway road networks could drive an excellently conditioned vehicle to Baguio City in three hours. Likewise, he has to be very familiar with Kennon's winding and ascending
It feels as if you’re actually in the bucket seat.
Control which way you face during this drift session. Using a 180-degree camera, this guy gives you a taste of drifting by looking where you want, when you want, as if you were in the actual passenger seat yourself. Pretty cool.
Other drivers might find these useful, too
As a person who's lived outside of the metro in the first 23 years of his existence, I consider myself a promdi. People like me-those who only learned to drive around humble streets of small towns-may understand how daunting
Aptitude tests, simulators, first-aid training—this is how Japan does driver education
I'm not the best driver. If anything, I'm probably the most scared and unconfident driver whose name has ever graced the Top Gear Philippines staff box. And despite my being part of the country's number one automotive publication for
Talk about loyalty
Anyone who's ever experienced hiring a driver will know the telltale signs of a good one. Obviously, you want to hire someone who can handle himself behind the wheel. You also want to look for someone who knows his way around
Here’s how they’re deemed fit to be behind the wheel
Given that their country has an ideal train system, reliable bus lines, and even honest taxi drivers, younger Japanese nationals and citizens apparently don't see the much of a point in getting a driver's license or owning a car.Reports
Pretty sure this isn’t your average driving school
In the world's busiest and most congested cities, buildings are designed upward to produce more floor space while using a small amount of land. But how would facilities such as a driving school-those that demand big, open spaces-be built
Because you can’t turn heads with dull rims, right?
Owning a car includes maintenance and repairs. Taking care of it, however, means more than just keeping it running-you have to keep your car clean, too.It really isn't that hard. You just drive into a nearby car wash and
For those who find it daunting
Learning how to drive is one thing, but mastering every facet of it is another. It's more than just stop-and-go movements-you have to know how to drive in more complicated scenarios as well. One situation in particular which
Consider yourself warned
It's that time of the year again when umbrellas, jackets, coats, and boots start taking up the shelf space near the entrance of your local department store. The rainy season is upon us, and it's time we update you with
“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
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