Set to open within the month
In case you missed it, we recently looked into the pedestrian component of the recently opened BGC-Ortigas Bridge, and suffice to say that at this point in time, it's not looking to be the most pedestrian-friendly new piece of
A lot more
If you've lived or worked in Metro Manila, you know that it's far from being pedestrian-friendly. Just look at EDSA where you have to walk sideways to fit on sidewalks, hold your breath at bus stops because of the
Maybe something like this could come in handy here in the Philippines
If you've been to Japan and you thought the roads were safer there than they were here in the Philippines, you're probably right.It's not easy to get a driver's license in Japan, after all, so there's
Too many things going on at the same time
Here's where we are so far in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act: By operation of the law, Republic Act No. 11229 already took effect on February 2, 2021, but the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stressed
Good news for our fellow road users
Senate Bill No. 1518-also known as the 'Safe Pathways Act'-was filed during the first few months of the pandemic to create a safe network for pedestrians, cyclists, and users of non-motorized vehicles. Well, we have good news for our
It’s time to make EDSA more pedestrian-friendly
The Asian Development Bank has approved a $123 million (P5.91 billion) loan for the construction of safe and disaster-resilient elevated walkways on EDSA to make Metro Manila's main highway pedestrian-friendly.The EDSA Greenways Project consists of 5km of
This will make investigations fair for law-abiding motorists involved in mishaps
Good news, motorists: In a recent hearing by the House Committee on Transportation, it was decided that two House Bills (HBs) that seek to protect law-abiding drivers from unfair rulings during road incidents will be consolidated.The two bills are House
Does this count as off-roading?
Ply these streets long enough and, chances are, you've come across fellow motorists backtrack from missed turns in the most facepalm-worthy ways possible.Maybe you've seen a car reverse into oncoming traffic to catch their exit on the North
Sound about right to you?
So, apparently, science says drivers of expensive cars are less considerate than drivers of more modest nameplates. Does that sound about right? We thought you'd think so.According to a new study published on Science Direct's Journal of Transport and
So you’ll know which routes will be safer to take
We here at Top Gear PH put a high value on road safety. Safer roads are what everyone wants, right? Luckily for us, the people in Google are putting their time and efforts into helping us achieve that.No, they haven't
Part of the company’s efforts to achieve its Vision 2020
Volvo has always been known for advocating road safety. In case you didn't know yet, the three-point safety belt that has already saved millions of lives since it was first used by the Swedish carmaker in 1959.Today, Volvo continues
Could this be a game-changer?
Law-abiding motorists may soon have something to fall back on in the event they figure in a road incident with a reckless motorcycle rider, pedestrian, or driver of a motorized vehicle.House Bill No. 1987, also known as the Philippine Responsible
Thoughts?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has a message for vendors who put up stalls on pedestrian overpasses: Do not come back.A Facebook post released by the traffic agency earlier today, August 8, showed images of a free-flowing EDSA-Ortigas
If it’s passed into law, at least
Ridding sidewalks and streets of illegal vendors and obstacles is apparently the in thing among government officials these days.Mayor Isko Moreno has gone all-out with clearing operations in Manila, providing thoroughfares like Taft Avenue and places like Divisoria with some
Watch where you’re walking
Crosswalks, people. Those white lines aren't there for aesthetic purposes. They're meant to keep both pedestrians and cars in check-and to keep them from figuring in accidents with one another. But if your own well-being isn't enough
This is depressing stuff
It goes without saying that the road situation here in the Philippines leaves much to be desired. Motorists' spines and their rides' scarred underbellies will attest to this fact, as dealing with pockmarked roads and unending traffic is part of the Filipino
How have the NCAP tests changed over the years
It isn't for the purposes of adolescent glee that the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) flings perfectly good cars at exceptionally solid objects, and vice-versa. Over the past two decades, car-crash fatalities have dropped from around 60,000 a
One LGU is already doing it
What you're looking at is a 3D-painted pedestrian lane in Bohol. The image was recently shared on the Facebook page of the Municipality of Loon, and it has us thinking: Could this unique crosswalk design make crossing the street safer?
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