Ever heard of personal space?
So, last year's Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) numbers are in. What have we learned so far? That the Philippine capital is not a safe place for motorcycles, that early morning drives are risky business, and that our
Fast cars and dark roads don’t mix
Early morning drives are supposed to be calm and relaxing-a time to plug in a chill playlist, gather your thoughts, and think behind the wheel. Unfortunately for us in the city, 2019 data suggests the wee hours of the day are
Resulting in 394 recorded fatalities throughout the year
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has already released the full Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) annual report for 2019, so it's time to see how much safer or more dangerous the roads in the metro have become
We hope this will help defuse tension between drivers and riders
Whether you go north or south, most days, there's simply no escaping the horrendous traffic. And sometimes this is especially true even on tollways.It's a sad fact that the country's road infrastructure can't cope with the huge
“I want to be the first to undergo the Mandatory Driver's Re-education Program”
Last July 31, 2019, House Bill (HB) 3196-otherwise known as the "Mandatory Re-Education Program for All Motor Vehicle Drivers Once Every Five Years"- was filed by Representative Lorenz Defensor from the 3rd District of Iloilo. The bill seeks to mandate
There are many possible sources of negligence
Question: At the corner of Roxas Boulevard and Remedios Street in Manila, a 14-wheeler truck fell into a drainage canal when the canal's concrete cover collapsed because the truck was overloaded. Traffic was rerouted to this area because of an
A step in the right direction
It's a fact known among motorists and commuters alike that Metro Manila's roads aren't the safest out there. Forget about stats-just try going around the city for a day, whether by driving or commuting, and you'll see
Executive order imposing stiffer penalties being readied by Malacañang
Enough is enough.President Rodrigo Duterte is fed up with the series of fatal accidents happening in remote parts of the country. A recent deplorable incident involved a cargo truck that fell into a deep ravine in Surallah, South Cotabato, killing 21
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
Complaints from pedestrians are piling up
Don't you dare!One city issued this warning against erring motorcycle riders who turn sidewalks into fast lanes to evade gridlock. Motorcycles blazing through sidewalks have become a common sight in many traffic-prone areas in Metro Manila, but no local
First aid was part of the curriculum
Owners of BMW motorcycles in the Philippines have a big reason to smile these days. They now won't have to rely only on their bikes' manuals or on YouTube videos to acquaint themselves with the lengthy list of electronic features of
It might come as no surprise
You might have seen our recent story on the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis (MMARAS) 2018 report, which showed how dangerous Metro Manila's roads were last year. If you haven't, you can check
Brand-new Aerox, NMax, and YZF-R15 motorcycles were raffled off to participants
Don’t resume your ride without first inspecting your motorcycle for damage
Do you know any seasoned rider who has never crashed a motorbike? If so, I'd be excited to meet him-he's a rare bird.For veteran riders, crashing a motorcycle or falling off one is a normal occurrence considering the
Cebu's Transcentral Highway now famous for motorcycle accidents
Are you familiar with the road strip adjacent to Cebu City called 'TCH'? It actually stands for Transcentral Highway, which is fast becoming popular for weekend drives and rides.Considered as the 'mini-Baguio City' of Cebu, TCH boasts scenic mountain views,
Residents, off-roaders seek the help of PNP, LGUs
Our appeal apparently did not fall on deaf ears.This morning, members of the Task Force Marilaque (Marikina-Rizal-Laguna-Quezon) arrived in full force at this 44km winding road to put up tarpaulins and billboards reminding motorists-and riders, in particular-
MMDA personnel return $79,500 to accident victim in hospital
Here's a bit of good news this week: Three Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) personnel were cited for honesty earlier today, after they returned a sling bag found in the aftermath of a road accident to its owner. The bag&#
It pays to invest in proper riding gear
At the center of our living room is a big, square-shaped glass box. It houses a pair of white Everlast boxing gloves with the signature and dedication from world boxing icon Manny Pacquiao.Undeniably, he is one of the finest fighters
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
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