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
For the sake of fuel and safety
It goes without saying that a ton of motorists in the Philippines could benefit from a little extra knowledge on how to behave while behind the wheel. Petron, in an attempt to fortify the Filipinos' driving habits, is launching a campaign that
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
Do you think this will be helpful?
Dashboard cameras, or dashcams as we call them, are undeniably helpful for motorists and law enforcers alike. In the event of an accident or a crime, footage from these recording devices can serve as supplementary evidence that can help authorities ensure the
Sometimes common sense isn’t so common
It should go without saying that drivers should always take care when crossing train tracks. Always stop, look, and listen when you're confronted with a rail line. Common sense right? Sadly, as they say, common sense isn't so common.Since
The kickoff event marks the program’s 12th year in the Philippines
We've said it time and again: Driving is more than just getting from point A to B. There are a lot of different factors that should be considered when one sits behind the wheel. There are more risks than you think,
And more stressful, too
If you often drive with your fur buddy riding shotgun in the front seat, you may want to reconsider. A recent study by Volvo shows that doing so minus the presence of restraints is significantly more unsafe, more distracting, and more stressful
Have fun but stay safe
There's hardly any better feeling on the road than cruising down an open highway in a convertible with the top down. You don't even need to be going at track speeds, either-just fast enough to feel the wind whistling
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
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
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
The lecture and video presentation were greatly appreciated by the participants
More than 3,000 riders from at least 50 different motorcycle clubs took part in the 2019 Honda Riders Convention held at the Tagaytay International Convention Center on July 20, 2019.Some three days before the event, weather forecasters predicted inclement weather
Repeat offenders beware
Sometimes, you get the sense that drivers in the Philippines simply don't care. Simple-to-follow rules and regulations are broken or ignored far too often, and when motorists are caught, they simply pay the fine and go back to, well,
Cash prizes await the owners of the top entries
Whoever said the motorcycle manufacturers in the country are only after selling their products?Well, understandably, that may be their main goal. But unbeknown to many, the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA), composed of Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha (aka the
LTO and DepEd launch the integration of road safety in the basic education curriculum
Our population is growing rapidly and our roads are filled to capacity. We aren't just talking about motor vehicles driven by people here. The road ecosystem includes pedestrians, commuters, motorcycle riders, PWDs, you name it. Everyone-young and old-has to
Meet Croxtec
Has road safety in the country gone to such great lows that we need an app to tell us when it's safe to cross the street? Well, apparently, yes. Just look at the latest stats on road accidents and deaths, and
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
Thankfully, there’s good news, too
We finally have a clear picture of just how dangerous Metro Manila's roads were in 2018.According to data from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS), the Philippine capital averaged slightly over
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