'When in doubt, don't'
There was a big fuss a few days back over a Land Rover driver getting stuck in floods on Araneta Avenue. It shocked many people that a supposedly flood-proof car-one driven by an experienced off-roader, no less-could actually
Hopefully others follow their lead
Well, here we go again. Unrelenting downpours, flooded streets and the looming threat of leptospirosis are about. It's not the Philippines if there isn't a city or two turning into an oversized waterpark around this time of year.But while
Be informed
When the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDDRMC) releases a heavy rainfall bulletin, it pays to be prepared. But then again, you don't need to be issued a warning. All you need to do is look outside of your
Is it legal?
Why not?In our jurisdiction, the only requirement that the law mandates for an object to be the subject of a contract is that the thing must be lawful or licit. There's no law that says a car that's been
Stay dry!
What are you doing turning your car into a bangka? Unless you've acquired an amphibious vehicle, you should never take your ride for a dip through floods. It may cost you a lot of money to repair if problems do arise
Allow your engine to breathe underwater
When setting up a "rig," one of the most powerful weapons in an off-roader's arsenal is the snorkel (aka raised air intake). This simple device does exactly what it says on the box. It acts as a snorkel, allowing your
Straight from the MMDA
A couple of weeks ago, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration finally declared the onset of the rainy season--a godsend for the millions of Filipinos sick of dealing with the sweltering heat.We hate to be buzzkills, but enjoy
With wading depths to keep you dry
It's that time of year again, when the slightest of rains result in car-sinking flash floods. Attribute it to whatever you want--faulty drainage system, global warming, overpopulation, typhoons--but the truth of the matter is that floods are part
Quick tips to detect if something's fishy
It's not always easy buying a used car. Aside from scam artists, "hot" cars, lemons and rebuilt wrecks, Philippine buyers also have to contend with flooded vehicles being sold at regular prices.Now, if you do want to take the risk
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