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Surprise, surprise. Manila is said to be the most flood-prone area in the country while Makati is said to be the most accident-prone. This has been the data garnered by community-based road navigation app Waze, in collaboration with Thinking Machines, a data science consultancy. The data was gathered solely from …

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Floodwater can deal a lot of damage to your car, from its engine bay to your interiors. If your car has been immersed in floodwater, this can spell thousands of pesos in repair. But you can reduce the amount you have to shell out by following these six tips. 1. …

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Good news to all Range Rover fans–all its newest variants can now be equipped with its Wade Sensing System. This technology allows you to drive through almost three feet of standing water–as long as there’s a surface below to drive it on. This is great, especially in the Philippines where …

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Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista flood-free lane

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista wants to propose to his fellows mayor of the different cities within Metro Manila and to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to create a “flood-free lane” so that light vehicles have an alternative route to pass through and avoid the traffic that’s caused by …

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Car ownership is not just limited to getting in and out of your vehicle. Aside from the actual driving, car owners should be aware of other factors such as road safety and vehicle maintenance. It is essential to have at least a basic knowledge of such things so that you …

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Rainy season in the Philippines could be harsh as heavy rainfall usually lead to flooded roads. As such, driving in the rain requires you to have a good forward visibility in order to arrive safely to and from your destination. One of the crucial things that contribute to good forward …

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Dive in or tap out? Flooded streets caused by heavy rainfall is not a new thing in the Philippines—it has been a problem since the time of Dr. Jose Rizal. According to the World Bank, the Philippines “ranks third among countries most at risk for disasters.” These disasters include floods, …

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Bumper-to-bumper traffic is already the norm in Metro Manila. In fact, drivers often consider it a miracle if they can run at 60 kph along EDSA. As such, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is set to introduce a new mobile app to keep motorists updated on traffic report, flood …

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There are times when you don’t have a choice but to drive through a flood. When floodwaters are rising fast, or your car is in danger of getting swept by a strong current, then you need to act fast*. Here are some tips on how to lessen the amount of …

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With Flood Guard, never be afraid of inundation again   The Philippine archipelago is no stranger to typhoons. As a tropical country, it has two distinct seasons — dry and rainy. The latter brings around 10 to 15 monsoons annually. In the past, torrential rains and deluges were expected between …

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In a country where a sudden downpour can lead to flooded roads, having a car that comes with a high ground clearance is a must. This is one of the reasons why SUVs and pickup trucks became popular in the Philippine market. Aside from having a reasonable price tag, these …

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