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Most of us can’t survive without mobile phones. In fact, most of us would feel incomplete if we forgot our mobile phones at home. This is no surprise since we’re living in a technological era where almost everything is wirelessly connected. Mobile phones, specifically smartphones, have its own advantage but …

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Talk about distracted driving. In Vancouver, the local police’s traffic unit pulled over a male driver after spotting that he was wearing headphones while cruising on Cambie Street located in Downtown of Vancouver. When the traffic officer approached the car, he noticed an iPhone and Samsung tablet affixed to the …

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Anti-Distracted Driving Act

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is all set to enforce tomorrow, July 6, the new Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Republic Act 10913, also known as the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA). Under the new IRR, motorists can now place electronic devices on their dashboard, as long as it …

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In a press conference held yesterday, July 14, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced that it made revisions to the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA) after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTRFB) ordered its suspension last month. The revised version of the ADDA is set for re-implementation July this …

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Driving with Iphone

Apple’s at it again! The tech giant has given us the goods with the announcement of its new range of products at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 in California, along with the preview of its latest operating system update for the iPad and iPhone, the new iOS 11, that will …

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Distracted Driving

In response to the clamor of various sectors to suspend the recently-implemented Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA) due to the confusion in its implementing rules and regulations, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has opted to suspend the law, according to Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) board member and spokesperson Aileen Lizada. Lizada …

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Rosary on a car's rear view mirror

Following the suspension of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act earlier today, one controversial issue keeps stirring up huge reactions from the public: the banning of rosaries and other religious statues on car dashboards. According to the law, these said objects are restricted if they will block a driver’s line of sight. Drivers, however, …

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Anti-Distracted Driving Act

With the confusion on what exactly is legal and illegal under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act, an advocacy group for passenger safety is reportedly urging the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to clarify the guidelines on the enforcement of the law to avoid confusing motorists. According to the Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection …

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Mazda Connect

Last week has proven to be a troublesome one for the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) with the Department of Transportation‘s recent implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act. Confusion has been raised on a number of issues, such as if it’s now illegal to use a GPS navigation app like Waze, or where exactly …

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Anti-Distracted Driving Act

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reportedly caught 93 motorists–64 motorcycle riders, 18 private vehicle drivers, five public utility bus drivers, five truck drivers, and one UV Express driver–violating the newly-implemented Anti-Distracted Driving Act on the first day of its implementation last May 18 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Using its CCTV …

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DOTr Anti-Distracted Driving Act

Republic Act 10913, or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act, takes effect today, May 18. According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the government agency that’s tasked to implement it, the Act is “a preventive measure to avoid or lessen accidents and injuries from happening while promoting road safety and responsible driving among our motorists.” …

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smartphone dashboard camera

With the Anti-Distracted Driving Act set to take effect tomorrow, many drivers are rightfully worried about how they can possibly use their phone while their car is in motion or stopped at a light without breaking the law. Though no one is contesting the inherent danger of the activity, it’s …

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no cellphone law

Drivers, beware of using your mobile devices while driving, because Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA) that lapsed into law last July 21, 2016 will now be enforced nationwide beginning May 18, 2017. The ADDA makes it illegal for a driver to use mobile devices while the vehicle is in motion and …

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