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There's science to prove it
Do you take your car to the gym or your weekly Sunday basketball game? If yes, you might want to hold off from driving immediately after afterwards, or at the very least down a bottle of water before doing so.Tests have
Do you use these features often?
Is driving a vehicle equipped with a touchscreen infotainment 'unsafe?' According to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, it's possible.According to the organization, drivers using in-car tech such as voice commands and touchscreen features are visually
Another reason to check it out
Here's another reason to consider the all-new Honda CR-V: The compact SUV is the first vehicle to receive a five-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating under the organization's new scoring system.The CR-V, which was launched in
Well, would you look at that
The current variant of the Mitsubishi Montero Sport recently underwent the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia (ASEAN NCAP) crash test, and it received top ranks on all fronts.The Montero Sport received a 15.29 score out of 16.00
More reason to get ample rest
You (should) already know that driving under the influence is a danger not only to yourself, but also to the pedestrians and other motorists around you. It's a simple enough thing to avoid. However, another dangerous practice that people do all-
Safety is still the best feature
More results for the 2016 ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) Grand Prix are out, and it looks like Toyota was able to impress with several of its vehicles and safety technologies. Six of the Japanese carmaker's models managed to bag
We're not surprised
Sex, drugs, and alcohol--these are just some of the nightmares every parent has once a child reaches puberty. But did you know that these only play catch up to a glaring concern that runs through the minds of most moms and
At least based on 2014 answers
With how prevalent road rage incidents are in the Philippines, we honestly believe that becoming desensitized to all the negative vibes flowing through our streets is a real risk. For example: We aren't too shocked to learn that eight out of
Do you own any of these cars?
The rainy season has officially arrived, and along with it an increase in the number of vehicular accidents. Sure, you can drive with care. But at the end of the day, you can only do so much to keep yourself and your
For the benefit of backseat passengers
Every new vehicle that has been produced in the modern times has been subjected to various crash tests. These are designed to see just how the vehicle and, more important, its occupants will survive in a severe mishap. And the one that
But Ford Everest trumps them both
The results are in. The all-new Toyota Fortuner and Innova recently underwent the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia (ASEAN NCAP) crash-testing program, and owners (or future owners) will be glad to know that both vehicles passed with flying
It knows if the driver is tired
The risk of nodding off at the wheel can happen even to "veteran" drinkers. All it takes is a momentary lapse, and you can consider yourself lucky if you walk away with mere bruises after. But drowsiness doesn't come solely as
According to a tiremaker's study
Based on research conducted by tiremaker Continental, driver error remains the biggest cause of accidents. In the study, seven out of 10 Brits confessed that their poor driving contributes to road rage, and this often leads to mistakes behind the wheel.This
Along with Honda HR-V and Audi Q7
The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) recently bestowed a five-star safety rating on the Pajero Sport (Montero Sport in our market), along with two other SUVs. These are the Honda HR-V and the more upscale Audi Q7.According to
1st of its kind in the world
If there's one car brand that's synonymous with safety, it's Volvo. And as if that wasn't enough, the Swedish carmaker is further reinforcing this fact by opening the world's first full-scale proving ground that's dedicated
Like, say, if his/her eyes are closed
Although there are current systems that monitor a driver's in-vehicle behavior and assume that he/she is inattentive because the car is drifting into another lane, Volvo is developing a system that actually detects what the driver is looking at
By studying changes in driving behavior
Volvo Car Corporation is taking a major step toward its goal that nobody should be killed or seriously injured in one of its cars by 2020 by studying the driving behavior of today's drivers."We are taking clear steps in the
Based on a Euro-wide, 18-month study
A research project established by a consortium of 28 European-based organizations--including carmakers, suppliers, universities, and research institutes--has confirmed that Volvo Car Corporation's systems do help drivers avoid incidents and collisions and deliver significant benefits.The large-scale European
Better get a weighing scale now
Obese people are already at risk from various health issues like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and stroke among other related diseases. Now, it seems you could add "severe auto accident" to the list of causes that an obese person could die from
Before they can get their driver's licenses
Lawmakers want motorists to undergo mandatory accident-prevention courses before they are issued a driver's license to reduce the number of road accidents in the Philippines.Citing a report by the Department of Health, Rep. Irwin Tieng (Party-list, BUHAY) said
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