Articles about Motorcycle Safety

It is now developing ways to continue educating drivers in the new normal
Five decades. That's how long Honda has been promoting safe driving across the globe as the company celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Driving Safety Promotion Center in Japan. With it, we take a quick look back at its journey throughout
Its products are designed in Europe and manufactured in India
Due to the current COVID-19 policy that prohibits the sharing of helmets among multiple users, the demand for affordable, good-quality protective gear has increased tremendously in the past few months. The latest addition to the ongoing helmet war is SMK,
Is it time?
The House Committee on Transportation has urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to allow motorcycle-taxi companies to resume their operations, provided they meet certain conditions.During the virtual hearing held on Thursday, July
One senator thinks so
Yesterday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced that the government's Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases had approved a protective shield design for motorbikes. This comes after several parties lobbied to get pillion riding approved once
Should more bike manufacturers adopt the tech, too?
Active cruise control (ACC) isn't new-car companies have long been using the tech to make drives on the highway more comfortable, convenient, and, of course, safer. For motorcycles, though? The feature isn't as common. BMW Motorrad is looking to
Plus a couple of pointers specifically for local riding conditions
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has made it clear that lane splitting-or riding in between rows of vehicles traveling in the same direction-is illegal, based on data that it's one of the major causes of accidents on our
Also, the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act moves a step closer to being passed into law
“They should be treated like tricycles”
Now that the proposed bill on the legalization of motorcycles-for-hire has taken another step closer to becoming a law, transport agencies are gathering input in preparation for drafting its implementing rules and regulations. With this, we expect all sorts of
It’s not over yet
It goes without saying that you shouldn't drive or operate any vehicle though an ash cloud when there's active volcanic activity depositing a significant amount of ash everywhere. Stay inside your house or office, unless it's safer to evacuate.
They aren’t covered by the six-month pilot run authorized by the DOTr
A team of lawyers representing a commuter welfare group asked court authorities today, December 9, to declare illegal the operations of five app-based motorcycle-taxi companies operating in Metro Manila.The Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection (LCSP) submitted to the
Making riding safer
Motorcycles. Hugely exciting things, but inherently unsafe ones. You can't fall off a car, and so on. Well, the motorbike you see here apparently appeases some of the dangers of riding a bike without impacting upon the excitement. It doesn't
Why can’t we have something like this in the Philippines?
How long have you been riding a motorbike?Many people think that riding skills are best acquired and developed through saddle time and practical experience. To some extent, this may be true. But in reality, mastering the art of motorcycling requires more
Because all of us deserve safer roads
As part of its efforts to improve road safety, the Legal Engagement Advocating Development and Reform, Inc. (LEADER, Inc.) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) NCR East conducted the second leg of the 'Ridelihood' program.Ridelihood is a training program for Filipinos
According to new ASEAN NCAP rules
It's obvious that the sheer amount of motorbikes in Metro Manila has greatly increased in recent years. Unfortunately, this phenomenon has also equated to an increasing number of road accidents involving these two-wheelers as well.According to data from the
Did it suffer the same fate as the PNP version?
Did the 'Clean Rider' anti-criminality campaign by the Philippine National Police (PNP) die a natural death?It was a little more than a year ago when PNP chief General Oscar Albayalde led the police force in launching the Clean Rider sticker
There are still low-budget two-wheelers that don’t have it as standard
Let's face it: Riding motorcycles isn't the safest thing ever. With modern bikes having more performance gains with every generation while also being easier to own, it's no wonder motorcycle accidents have reportedly increased by 21% in 2018 based
The initial lineup comprises six models to suit different riders
Good news, riders: Bikerbox is now the official distributor of Zeus Helmets in the Philippines. The company held the launch of the brand on Saturday, August 3, at Yamaha YZone's Motora Azul 1955 Cafe Lounge.The Taiwanese helmet manufacturer, which has
Is this really a good idea?
Heads up, motorcycle riders. A lawmaker has filed a bill in Congress in hopes of making the use of motorcycle helmets optional.Yep, you read that correctly. Optional.House Bill 153, written by Representative Arnolfo Teves of Negros Oriental, aims to make
The six-month pilot-run for 27,000 riders in Metro Manila, Metro Cebu begins
The much-awaited pilot runs of ride-hailing motorcycle company Angkas in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu have officially started.Angkas officials led by George Royeca announced that the technical working group (TWG) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) had given the
Get acquainted first with its features and controls
Sooner or later, you'll be riding a motorcycle that's not yours (but not stolen, mind you). Your own ride might be undergoing repair at your favorite mechanic's, or you've embarked on a two-wheeled adventure in a remote
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