Articles about Emergency Assistance

Take note, VW owners
With the enhanced community quarantine causing the temporary shutdown of car dealerships and local repair shops, now is arguably the worst time to have any kind of mishap with your car in the middle of the road.Luckily for Volkswagen owners, you
Faith in humanity restored
Most people would dread to be approached by a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) officer while on the road, but for one mom, it provided relief and security as she was worried about her sick son.In a viral Facebook post, Mit
Harmless? It’s anything but
From behind the screen of a smartphone, the ashfall that's resulted from Taal Volcano's eruption might seem harmless-just a thick mist of dust and dirt piling onto cars and rooftops here in Metro Manila.Harmless? It's anything but.
The heavy traffic wasn’t to blame
Pregnant moms are advised to go to the hospital when contractions start occurring at regular intervals, but over the years, we've learned that sometimes, no amount of birth planning can prepare you for your childbirth. That was the case for Marci
Do your part and give way, too
Emergency vehicles trying to make their way through will now be assisted by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) enforcers. This, after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered that ambulances carrying patients be escorted by traffic enforcers and Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-
Your radiator should be the least of your worries
Planning long-haul road trips in your head, itching for some sand between your toes, and experiencing an incessant craving for halo-halo? Don't worry, you're not alone: Summer is coming.Finally, it's time to put those vacation leaves
Allyn Pierce drove through the flames to save hospital patients
A nurse working in the town of Paradise drove his Toyota Tundra through the horrific blaze in Southern California to save the lives of patients trapped in the hospital.New York Times reporter Jack Nicas unearthed the story of how Allyn Pierce,
Apparently, the answer is yes
We shared an amazing story recently about a lady who gave birth while stuck in traffic on EDSA. Here's an exerpt from that piece:"We've all joked about how awful it is to be caught in Metro Manila
Every second counts
The fact is, we're all victims of our country's horrendous traffic in one way or another. Even a blaring ambulance, which any sensible motorist will clear a path for, can be slowed down by gridlock. In an emergency, every precious
In case of an emergency
By law, every car is required to carry an early warning device (EWD) at all times. While every motorist knows (or at least should know) that these devices are used in emergency situations, we're never actually taught how to set
In case of emergencies
Metro Manila's traffic is bad enough when you need to get somewhere important, so you can only imagine how much worse it is during a medical emergency, when every second counts. We've all seen and heard blaring ambulances being forced
‘Samaritans may cause more harm than good’
Everyone's aware that motorcycle-related accidents happen every day in the Philippines, particularly in Metro Manila.According to a report by the World Health Organization, the number of motorcycle riders in the Philippines comprise some 53% of 10,379 total deaths
Perfect for the rainy season
To be honest, we've lost track of how many times we've reminded motorists to be extra cautions on the road during the rainy season. Keep your eyes on the road, drive slowly, check your tires, keep your distance...you get
Can we give them an A for effort?
Yesterday's "Metro Manila Shake Drill" was one for the books. Everything went smoothly, and it looks like the city-wide exercise served its purpose. For all the recent hoopla involving tow trucks and unscrupulous towing personnel, you've got to hand
It could be a life-or-death situation
I had trust issues with anything that had to do with government. I had witnessed one too many times how government employees abused official vehicles. So when I started driving, I decided that I would not get out of the way of
Makes it easier to call for assistance
The last thing any of us want is to be involved in a vehicular accident. An accident, especially one that sees cars smashed up, can lead not only to damage to property but even loss of lives. This is why it is
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