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You see your baby asleep in his or her car seat after a long ride. Instead of removing her from the seat and putting her to bed, you decide to detach the seat from the car and let her sleep it off. Sounds pretty normal, right? Unfortunately, this puts her …

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President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill that requires motor vehicle owners to use child restraint systems when traveling with children. Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11229 or the ‘Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act’ on February 22 and a copy of which was sent to the …

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If there’s one thing Filipinos are known for, it’s how much we value family over everything else. That value extends to our preference in cars, and so naturally, one of our top-most priorities when car-shopping is how well a vehicle can protect its child occupants in the event of a …

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As a car shopper who places great value on safety, you’ve probably come across the term ISOFIX in your research. You may also be aware of what it pertains to, which is safer car seats for children. But is that all what ISOFIX is about? Read on to learn more …

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The Senate has passed the final reading that would protect young children and infants from serious injuries and deaths  caused by road accidents and adult negligence. Senate Bill 1971, or  the “Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act” was authored and sponsored by Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejecrcito. It got a unanimous …

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Volkswagen Philippines Child Safety Initiative

The 46th activation of Volkswagen Philippines‘ Child Safety Initiative (CSI) was held at Ayala Malls the 30th last November 4 and 5. The local campaign of the German carmaker’s global CSR efforts toward road safety achieved the landmark 10,000th child participant. More than two years after the launch of the CSI campaign during …

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lto student permit requirements 2017

It’s exciting to get your driver’s license for the first time. Not only does it indicate that you’ve reached a certain level of skill that allows you to drive a used or brand new vehicle, it also reminds you to always be responsible and safe when driving down the road. …

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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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Volkswagen PH Steps to Safety

Volkswagen Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Volkswagen vehicles in the country, will introduce the upgraded version of its award-winning Child Safety Initiative (CSI) campaign this coming weekend at the atrium of Robinsons Magnolia in Quezon City on May 20. First showcased at the Manila International Auto Show in April 2015, the Child Safety …

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Baby-friendly car seat

So you’ve recently given birth to your first child, congratulations! Being a new parent comes with plenty of new responsibilities, one of which is the need to travel with your baby in the car. While this presents a lot of bonding opportunities for you and your newborn, it can turn …

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Children are often the most vulnerable passengers in any type of car or vehicle. They are also very curious and are always moving around which increases the chances of them doing something dangerous, such as opening windows, getting their heads caught in something or rummaging around the car only to …

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