Articles about Road Signs

Road signs are supposed to be useful and practical
Road signs are supposed to be useful and practical-they're there to provide information to help guide motorists and commuters on their journey. But sometimes, you get the odd road sign that'll just make you scratch your head and go, "
These will surely make driving at night a whole lot easier
Driving at night can be extremely difficult for some people, especially when traveling along expressways. Unless you traverse them daily, you probably haven't memorized the entirety of our country's tollways-that, plus the lowered visibility in the dark, are not
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
The answer might surprise you
Picture this scenario: You are driving along a provincial road at around 60kph--a reasonable speed, given the conditions and the law. Suddenly, you are pulled over by municipal police who allege you are driving above the speed limit, which they claim
It's basic stuff
Have you ever tried to cross an intersection on a green light, only to find that the road is being blocked by cars that are stuck due to congestion on their lane? Yeah, we've all been there. It's a frustrating
We hope authorities can address them
After much confusion, authorities have finally suspended the Anti-Distracted Driving law. Its enforcement came to a halt after mounting calls, from both senators and everyday motorists, for government agencies to get their act together before dictating what and what not to
Because ours are one chaotic mess
Do we need more laws just to reverse the increasing number of road accidents in the country?In a bid to minimize the number of road accidents that result in the loss of lives and property, Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero filed Senate
Including a chapter on motoring
We Filipinos make the wittiest and funniest signs--either by design or by mistake--in the world. From the old \"Basta Driver, Sweet Lover\" quote to the hilarious \"Facebool\" spoof on a pedicab selling fishballs, we never seem to run out of
Our money at work, hopefully.
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson is assuring vehicle owners that the Motor Vehicle User's Charge (MVUC) they paid as part of their vehicle's registration fee shall be strictly used to serve its purpose."Road users
Want to know which brand fared the worst?
United Kingdom-based vehicle warranty specialist Warranty Direct has revealed that Honda vehicles are the toughest when it comes to encountering potholes while Chrysler are the worst.According to the independently-owned, Chrysler product-dedicated website,, Warranty Direct analyzed over
Time to plan your route this weekend
You can expect traffic in Metro Manila to become worse this weekend as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has lifted the temporary suspension of road repairs and diggings on the major roads of the metropolis.According to MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino,
Hooray for progress!
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon open the Don Mariano Marcos Avenue Extension after it has finished the construction of an electrical panel post and applied the necessary pavement markings on the road.Built at a cost of
By 2016, believe it or not
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has identified seven major roads, which will be widened and rehabilitated in line with an Urban Renewal Master Plan that aims to turn the metropolis into a "world-class, vibrant, safe and healthy" place by 2016.
Believe it or not
Former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Bayani Fernando may have been right all along. A study conducted by researchers from North Carolina State University found that U-turn slots are actually more efficient than traditional intersections.Known as superstreets, they divert traffic
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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