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
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?
Pedestrians take note
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.How to survive being hit by a car. Is there a 'proper' way to be laid out flat on the asphalt by an oncoming
You'll see them even when you're driving
Whenever I'm in a foreign city--say, Tokyo or New York--strolling around is a favorite pastime, something I hardly do in Metro Manila (unless perhaps I'm inside a mall). Chief of the reasons I don't regularly saunter down
Calls for more signs and crosswalks
It's safe to say that Manila is far from being a pedestrian-friendly city. Walking the streets is just about the only thing more dangerous than driving on them--if the wayward vehicles don't get you, either the pollution or
You think this can be done in PH?
What would a city look like without cars for one day? If we go by the photos from Singapore's first-ever Car-Free Sunday, we guess you could say it looks pretty good.The Singapore government closed its central business and
Every motorist should watch this
A couple of months ago, we wrote a report about #SaveKidsLives, a United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRC) program, wherein we enumerated various statistics on traffic-related injury and deaths among kids aged five to 18. One of the findings of the
But ground testing to push through
The "Bayanihan Sa Daan" road-sharing exercise originally scheduled for June 28 (Sunday), has been postponed, according to Share The Road Movement's Facebook page. A ground-testing activity will take place instead.So, what exactly will happen tomorrow? From 6am to
Car crashes kill more kids than you think
In a land where aggressive behavior behind the wheel is common, other pressing motoring concerns are being neglected. Issues like child safety on the road take a backseat as we try to educate drivers to keep their cool, respect traffic officers, and
You seriously have to watch this
Do you often encounter rude drivers who have absolutely no regard for other people whatsoever? And do you often find yourself seething in anger because you can't do anything about it?Guess what: The problem of discourteous drivers isn't exclusive
Available soon on its cars starting this year
Ford will soon introduce on its vehicles its new driver-assist system, which "can reduce the severity of or even eliminate some frontal collisions involving vehicles and pedestrians."Using radar and camera technology, Ford's Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection scans
Stop, look and listen. Simple, right?
We honestly don't know how to write this piece without coming across as snarky, violent and politically incorrect. In the end, we simply chose to be frank in tackling the "10 worst habits of Filipino pedestrians" that inspire us to keep
To be installed at all pedestrian crossings
Wishing to empower the blind and the elderly by making them less reliant on other pedestrians when crossing the street, Representatives Neri Javier Colmenares and Teddy Casiño (party-list, Bayan Muna) filed House Bill 6730, which proposes the installation of audible
Taking pedestrian safety one step further
Two years after Volvo introduced its Pedestrian Detection system with full auto brake to the global market, the Swedish carmaker is now introducing another innovation that will protect pedestrians in vehicular accidents: the world's first pedestrian airbag.According to Volvo, the
How about a law that protects motorists from irresponsible pedestrians?
A Filipino lawmaker believes international road regulations applied in the Philippines do not provide enough safeguard for pedestrians and has filed the Pedestrian Protection Act of 2011 at the House of Representatives.Items in the Pedestrian Protection Act of 2011 include:- mandating
Start saying goodbye to those pink signs<br />
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will install new road signs to scare off jaywalkers from illegally crossing streets in accident-prone areas.The old "Bawal Tumawid Dito Nakamamatay" sign will be replaced with one that says "Bawal Tumawid, May Namatay na
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