Articles about Traffic Safety

The DPWH has agreed to accomplish the request in 10 days
Newly appointed Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Benhur Abalos is making a lot of moves to start his tenure at the helm of the agency. In a recent meeting with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Abalos requested the
Helmets and hand signals are required
Just last week, Las Piñas representative Camille Villar filed House Bill No. 8156, or the Bicycle Act of 2020.According to The Manila Times, it contains many of the provisions filed by her father Manny Villar when he was a senator
And other safety tips
When you go out to bike, do you use these hand signals? With so many vehicles, both two- and four-wheeled, sharing the road now, it's important to communicate your intentions to other commuters. Of course, bikers don't have signal
The brand wants governments to take action
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 1.35 million individuals lose their lives to traffic accidents every year. That's a troubling figure, but even more concerning is that data shows the risk of death by traffic is over three
A step in the right direction
It's a fact known among motorists and commuters alike that Metro Manila's roads aren't the safest out there. Forget about stats-just try going around the city for a day, whether by driving or commuting, and you'll see
The kickoff event marks the program’s 12th year in the Philippines
We've said it time and again: Driving is more than just getting from point A to B. There are a lot of different factors that should be considered when one sits behind the wheel. There are more risks than you think,
Part of the company’s efforts to achieve its Vision 2020
Volvo has always been known for advocating road safety. In case you didn't know yet, the three-point safety belt that has already saved millions of lives since it was first used by the Swedish carmaker in 1959.Today, Volvo continues
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
Think you had a rough time commuting?
We've all joked about how awful it is to be caught in Metro Manila traffic when you need to pee badly. But being stuck in traffic when you have a medical emergency sounds like a nightmare--or an unforgettable story your
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
Car crashes kill more kids than you think
In a land where aggressive behavior behind the wheel is common, other pressing motoring concerns are being neglected. Issues like child safety on the road take a backseat as we try to educate drivers to keep their cool, respect traffic officers, and
Teaching tomorrow's motorists today
Reps. Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City) and Maximo Rodriguez Jr. (Party List, Abante Mindanao) have filed House Bill 4160, which seeks to introduce road and traffic safety in the curriculum of elementary and secondary schools.According to Rodriguez, the
Japanese carmaker's 1st in the region
Just in time for Taylor Swift's ASEAN tour (Jakarta, Manila, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore) this June, Toyota has partnered with the popular musician for its first Southeast Asian road safety campaign.According to Toyota, its research in five Southeast Asian
Courtesy of Honda
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She's very popular now
One of the most popular sections in our magazine is Traffic Stopper, which features good-looking women in the auto industry as well as those outside the business who just happen to have a thing for cars. When I first joined Top
Pushes it back to January 1, 2013
The helmet law requiring all motorcycle riders to wear one while operating or riding a motorbike was supposed to be enforced throughout the Philippines starting today, August 1st. Instead, it has now been pushed back to January 1, 2013.The helmet law'
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
Teaching tomorrow's drivers today
Perhaps taking to heart the saying that you can't teach an old dog new tricks, Representatives Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City) and Maximo Rodriguez Jr. (Party List, Abante Mindanao) have filed a bill that would require all private
Continuing its role as leader in car safety
Volvo will soon be testing its active safety systems in a test facility that has been designed especially for such undertakings, continuing the Swedish carmaker's pioneering role in the field of motoring safety.To be built and operated by the Active
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