Is this a safer option?
It looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be making some changes in the way it divides the EDSA Busway from the thoroughfare's outer lanes.According to GMA News Online, the agency plans to replace some of the EDSA
Is this a good idea?
Last week, we questioned whether or not the concrete barriers lining EDSA-which have been involved in dozens of accidents since their implementation-are such a good idea. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) seems to think so, as the agency has decided
You must have seen it
If you've ever spent any time traversing EDSA southbound from Quezon City to Makati, you're no doubt familiar with that giant gaping hole in the ground at the corner of Ortigas Avenue. People who ride the MRT, especially, would get
Here’s how to activate it
A few days ago, international websites reported that drivers can now auto-record police interaction if they ask you to pull over. And this is not just for police situations. There are other instances where we need to quickly record what's
We could use this in the Philippines
The chances of being injured on the road are greater when you don't have the protective shell and safety features of a car to shield you. In fact, Bosch-one of the biggest names in motoring safety-says the risk of
Cant’t we all just get along
There will always be some bloke who tells you Betamax was technically better than VHS. But VHS won. Which was better out of HD-DVD versus Blu-ray, or Memory Stick versus SD card? Who can actually summon the energy to give
Shame
Here's a perfect example of what car guys shouldn't do as the world grapples with a health crisis.Reports are beginning to surface that an unnamed team in the US took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-
Plus, updates on LTO driver’s license exam and centralized digital system
“We want the riding public to be out of danger”
Erring public utility vehicle drivers who have amassed multiple traffic violations behind the wheel might soon be suspended from plying Metro Manila's streets.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it is looking to suspend such motorists after the
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
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
According to the MMDA
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has just released its latest Metro Manila Accident Recording and Analysis System report for 2019. For the third consecutive year, according to the report, C5 continues to be the deadliest road for motorists with 31 fatalities
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
Ride safe out there
Own a motorcycle? Then you're going to want to take extra care the next time you head out because motorbike-related deaths have once again topped the Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System's (MMARAS) list of traffic fatalities last
The brand wants governments to take action
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 1.35 million individuals lose their lives to traffic accidents every year. That's a troubling figure, but even more concerning is that data shows the risk of death by traffic is over three
Here’s how you can stay safe and help out
It has been more than a week since the Taal Volcano first erupted on Sunday, January 12. Alert Level 4 is still raised over the area, while the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) has advised everyone within a 14km radius
You’ll need all the help you can get
You've probably heard the news about the phreatic eruption of Taal Volcano earlier today. Ashfall from the said eruption has reached as far as Metro Manila as of writing, and this has become a problem for thousands of unlucky motorists that
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