Articles about Legal Issue

This could be tricky
Hi, Top Gear, I would like to ask for your feedback regarding illegally parked vehicles. Let's say that an illegally parked vehicle gets accidentally hit by an inanimate object like debris or roofing that got dislodged because of strong winds. Is
Does trying to do good get in the way of safety?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) considers the practice of motorcycle riders voluntarily escorting emergency vehicles, particularly ambulance vehicles that have to squeeze through traffic, as neither legal nor illegal. Is it legal? Or, is it illegal? What if the riders damage
Will I be liable for verbal or physical assault?
Question: I've forcefully argued with an MMDA officer about a supposed violation. Am I now liable under the law for verbally or physically assaulting an MMDA officer?Yes, you can be held liable for a violation of the Land Transportation and
In case of mishaps
I had my car insured in Cebu City and I plan to use it to travel to Manila. In case of an accident, would it still be covered by the insurance policy?Yes, your car insurance secured in Cebu City covers accidents
Yes, street signs have standards to follow
The Philippine standards for road warnings and street signs are based on international conventions entered into among countries. International conventions regulate road traffic between nations by adopting uniform road-traffic rules, road signs and signals, driver licenses, and vehicle registration documentation, and
In case you're wondering
A few weeks ago, a video of a two-year-old left alone inside a vehicle went viral. Social media went wild, as expected. We'll leave the parenting lectures to the experts and the expert wannabes. We're just thankful that
A starter pack for natural-disaster claims
Those km/L numbers can be exaggerated in ads
What are the implications when a carmaker releases false environmental impact figures like km/L or, more important, kg CO2/L? Can it be taken to court?Yes, a car manufacturer may be taken to court and be held liable under the
Is anyone automatically at fault?
If a car and a motorcycle figure in an accident, is the driver of the larger vehicle automatically accountable, even if the rider is clearly at fault?The driver of the larger vehicle is not automatically at fault or accountable to the
Can anything be done?
A large pothole damaged my car. Who do I sue?Hapless motoristYou may sue the province, city or municipality for the damage to your car caused by a large pothole.The local government unit (LGU) has the duty to make sure that
Is this legal?
Hi sir, I recently purchased a car. The car is to be released tomorrow, but there is one problem: They initially gave me an P80,000 discount but called me yesterday that the discount wasn't approved and that they can only
Is it allowed?
No, the buyer should not be liable for any increase in the purchase price brought about by the excise tax on cars taking effect before the car dealership delivers the unit. If the dealership fails to deliver the unit within the agreed
Our legal expert weighs in
Hi sir, I just wanted to ask if legal or illegal ba sa LTO laws natin kung kukulayan ko ang corner lights ko? Gusto ko sanang gawin light green instead of orange or clear. Thank you.AllanHi, Allan. Yes, it is illegal
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