Articles about Speeding

Remember: The limit is 60kph
Late last month, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it would be implementing a 60kph speed limit on all of Manila's major roads. Now we know how much the fine is.According to MMDA Regulation No. 19-001, the
Some lessons deserve to be learned
Things have gone really quite badly for a teenager in a town called Hermer, Germany. Just 49 minutes after passing his driving test, local police caught him speeding at almost double the posted speed limit, earning himself a four-week driving ban
Think twice about doing it
We've all considered putting the pedal to the floor at one time or another, especially when the asphalt underneath is nice and smooth, and the road up ahead is clear. Our expressways are in very good condition as well, so the
Find out what the digits were
We spent some time with the patrol officers of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway today, and it was inevitable that our conversation led to speed-limit violations.According to the SCTEX patrol group, on the average, they would apprehend around 20 violators
It's all the way up to Doña Carmen Avenue now
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has extended the coverage of the 60kph speed limit on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.From the original coverage between Philcoa and Batasan Road, which the agency imposed starting January 2011, the MMDA has decided to extend
Still arguing with the MMDA?
You may argue all you want against the imposition of speed limits in Metro Manila but a recent study in the United Kingdom shows driving your vehicle within what the law prescribes can really help reduce fatalities on the road.The number
Goodbye to weekend fun runs to Tagaytay?
Effective today, July 1, 2011, the operator of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) is strictly implementing a maximum speed limit of 100kph to prevent speed-related crashes on the highway. For the same reason, slower vehicles should run a minimum speed of
You've been warned
If you think the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) only catches speed-limit violators on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City during the day, think again.MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino said speed guns are also used to monitor the vehicles on the highway
Getting serious about speed-limit violators
It could be just coincidental but the recent apprehension of Richard Gutierrez's driver for going over the 60kph speed limit on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City happened just as the Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) announced that it had created
Rolling traffic hazards?
Do you hate it when slow-moving vehicles hog what are supposed to be fast lanes? You're not alone.Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the second district of Pampanga said slowpokes running on roads designated for fast vehicles impede the flow
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