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The convenience that motorcycles provide is negated by the fact that they are more prone to accidents. From January to August 2018, the National Capital Region saw 14,707 motorcycle accidents, with 124 resulting in deaths. That’s almost five times more than bicycle fatalities in a given year. Unarguably, it is …

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A study conducted by professors from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and the University of Miami (UM) discovered that laws against use of cell phones and other electronic devices have greatly reduced the fatality rate for motorcyclists. Professors Gulcin Gumus of FAU and Michael T. French of UM looked at government …

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Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), which scans the road and automatically deploys the brakes when a vehicle suddenly stops or slows down, might be the next safety feature that Harley-Davidson will add to its motorcycles. This is because Harley-Davidson (HD) has filed a patent application for this system to use in …

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Riding a motorcycle involves a lot of risk. A slight error could lead to an awful ending, which is why riders need to be fully aware of its surroundings. As such, companies are continuously developing technologies that would improve motorcycle road safety–and Ducati is one of them. We previously reported …

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Ducati Supersport

Ducati North America has filed a recall with the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for a potential fire hazard with its Ducati Supersport and Ducati Supersport S sportbikes. The recall affects the said models that were produced between July 21, 2016 to May 16, 2018. According to …

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You should always be alert when you’re riding a motorcyle as a slight mistake can lead to an accident. With this in mind, tech companies and manufacturers are constantly doing its best to make motorcycles safer. Ride Vision, an Israeli tech start-up, is one of the many companies that intends …

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KTM 1290 Super Adventure S

KTM has demonstrated its commitment to improving safety for motorcyclists and reducing accidents as the first motorcycle manufacturer to demonstrate Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Detection systems. Still in the development process, both of these features use sensor-based technology to help detect and prevent a collision from the front …

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Sarah Duterte

Despite being known as a motorcycle rider, presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sarah Duterte-Carpio started her safety riding training at the Honda Safety Driving Center (HSDC) in Sucat, Paranaque to show her support to Honda’s road safety advocacy. Widely known as ‘Inday Sarah’ especially to her fellow Davaoenos, Attorney …

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Ford Everest

In many cities across Southeast Asia, motorbikes rule the roads. Compact, inexpensive and easy to use–in cities often congested with traffic–motorbikes are the lifeblood that keep people and goods moving. Whether used for personal transportation, as a taxi, a messenger service, or to deliver food and packages, motorbikes play a …

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MDPPA Holiday

With the country in the middle of celebrating the holiday festivities, the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA) reiterates the importance of road safety Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA) reiterates the importance of road safety and reminds motorcycle riders to take extra precautions on the road. and reminds …

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Undas, the yearly Philippine holiday commemorating loved ones who have passed on, is only a few weeks away. With the coming holiday, many Filipinos are expected to go home to their provinces to visit their dearly departed, troop to the cemeteries in the city with family or take advantage of …

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The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia, otherwise known as the ASEAN NCAP, recently held its 7th ASEAN Automobile Safety Forum in Makati City recently, with invited gusts from both the public and private sectors giving the members of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), the proponent behind the ASEAN NCAP, and both …

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