It might come as no surprise
You might have seen our recent story on the Metropolitan Manila District 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
“The provision on front license plates was not in the original version”
Is this something that should be adopted across the globe?
The European Commission has provisionally approved plans to place speed limiters on all new cars sold in Europe from 2022 onwards. Called the 'intelligent speed assistance' (ISA) system, the feature will become mandatory along with a raft of other safety systems, including
Has it really come to this?
If you often find yourself plying Manila's streets in the wee hours of the morning, no doubt you've come across the sight of cars coasting down the road at a snail's pace, trying with all their might to maintain
Can you tell us how to get to Sesame Street?
In a bid to educate future road users, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has teamed up with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind the children's television series Sesame Street.The three-year partnership aims to educate children and families
The Japanese already do this
Volvo cars are some of the safest in the business. This is, after all, a brand that prides itself on safety almost more than anything, and today it shows in how its products are built and the tech inside them.Still, this
This was designed with riders in mind
As a rider, do you use action cameras to monitor your daily rides? Motorcyclists often mount these compact and portable recording devices either on the top or on the side of their helmets, on the handle bar, or at the tail end
They can be distracting to all parties
Can public utility vehicles (PUV) roll around town plastered in political ads? It's an especially busy time for advertising now that it's campaign season. According to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), yes they can.The government agency
This is one sturdy sedan
The ASEAN NCAP crash test results of the all-new Toyota Camry are in, and the Japanese executive sedan passed with flying colors.The Camry finished testing with a total adult occupant protection score of 35.31 points. That's 15.31
Are you courteous to our two-wheeled friends?
The Philippines just took another step toward making its streets more bicycle-friendly.House Bill 8911, otherwise known as the Minimum Overtaking of Cyclists Distance Act, has been approved in its third and final reading. Essentially, it makes overtaking bicycles in a
Whoever said you can’t enjoy both off-road and tarmac?
I have been told riding on the tarmac is very different from riding on a dirt road. This is followed by assertions that a lot of MotoGP legends, among them Valentino Rossi, improved their performance in circuit racing by regularly riding dirt
Will this work?
It isn't even 2019 yet, but it looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is already hard at work planning for the upcoming year. Its latest pitch to improve road safety? Making lanes smaller.According to MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago,
We need more of these people in the world
Whenever we read about tricycles in the news these days, it usually comes with negative associations. Reckless trike drivers, slow three-wheelers impeding traffic on national highways, and rusty contraptions overloaded with passengers. You name it.But a recent story posted by
Brand-new Aerox, NMax, and YZF-R15 motorcycles were raffled off to participants
Is the service really that dangerous?
The new drama between the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and motorcycle ride-hailing firm Angkas is showing no signs of dying down any time soon.In a statement released by the government agency, it reminded patrons of the company that using the
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
Number one: Not wearing seatbelt
In the Philippines, more cars on the road means more violations. And with last year's pre-Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law shopping spree, whether or not the Land Transportation Office (LTO) would have its hands full in 2018
One manufacturer thinks so
Airbags are everywhere these days: Up front, down low, on the sides-and now outside cars, too, apparently.German safety-device manufacturer ZF Friedrichshafen unveiled an interesting new concept at the 'Airbag 2018' symposium in Mannheim: an airbag unit that is deployed
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