Caught via viral video
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced it has placed a towing company under preventive suspension, after a viral video showed it conducting operations in an unscrupulous manner.The video, which was uploaded by motorist Roberto Minosa on Facebook yesterday, May
Do not try this at home
If you had told anyone two decades ago that one day we'd be processing vegetables using baking mixers, you'd have been met with expressions of disbelief. Yet here we are in 2016, where kitchens consist of just a handful of
In mostly stock configuration
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Land Rover has a long-standing reputation for being the best companion when going off-road. Whether it's the spartan Defender, the chic
Because karma is now truly digital
The MMDA has been finding itself in hot water thanks to the illegal practices of some of its towing operators. A pair of unscrupulous towing personnel was recently caught red-handed extorting money from a helpless motorist. As expected, everyone was pissed.
Karma is digital and vicious
Don't you just love the power of social media?Last week, we reported a towing incident in Quezon City in which the complainant accused a couple of towing personnel of trying to extort money from her. You know the story: They'
Don't be that one ignorant motorist
With the spotlight once again cast on unscrupulous towing personnel, motorists have been asking: What really is the official protocol that should be observed by MMDA-accredited towing companies? Here are 13 frequently asked questions about towing, with answers coming from the
Print, laminate and carry this with you
Here's a motoring scenario for you: You're walking back to your car when you see it being towed by suspicious-looking men with a dilapidated tow truck. When you introduce yourself and ask the men to identify themselves, they assure
Protect yourself from these predators
With the recent issue involving the personnel of an MMDA-accredited towing company--who allegedly violated several rules in the performance of their functions of clearing Metro Manila's roads of illegally parked vehicles--I had a quick chat with MMDA chairman
Calls it tantamount to car theft
Sen. Grace Poe has filed Senate Resolution 708, which calls for a lawmaking body to conduct a probe on the "carnapping of vehicles disguised as towing."According to the lawmaker, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority and the Philippine National Police should "initiate
So you don't end up wrecking your car
Here is the wagon as it landed at its new (but temporary) home. It is fitting to begin a new chapter here because after 11 months at the first shop, I got fed up and decided to move my wagon elsewhere. Do
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