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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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For many people who work an 8 to 5 job or have children in school, leaving the house at early dawn and coming home when it’s already dark is a bitter everyday reality. But more than the tiresomeness of spending 12-plus hours away from home, driving to and from work …

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Hyundai wants to make its cars smarter and safer by developing a new connectivity technology. To do this, the Korean automaker announced its partnership with Autotalks, a tech company known for manufacturing Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communication chipsets. V2X is a technology that allows cars to communicate with one another. …

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Volvo Trucks is one of the companies that’s committed to constantly improve its vehicle’s safety technology. As such, the Swedish truck manufacturer announced that they’ve come up with two new accident prevention technology for its heavy-duty trucks—Dynamic Steering with Stability Assist and Dynamic Steering with Lane Keep Assist. The common …

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Learning how to drive a car is probably one of the best skills you can have. Driving a car gives you the opportunity to go to different places–who would say no to a road trip, right? Aside from this, you can get to and from your work or school easier …

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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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We Filipinos tend to not use the pedestrian lane when crossing the street. Some of the excuses we usually say is it takes time to cross at the designated pedestrian crossing. You need to wait for more or less a minute to be able to cross one segment to the …

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Rainy season has officially arrived in the Philippines, which gives us cooler weather. However, this is also the time of the year where storms and sudden downpour happens. As such, here are five ways on how you can be a courteous motorist this rainy season. 1. Give way to pedestrians …

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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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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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Vehicle maintenance is like a religion in itself. You need to change the oil, check the fluids, rotate/balance the tires, etc., and you need to do all these on a regular basis following a strict schedule (5,000 kilometers or three months–whichever comes first, anyone?). There’s nothing for car owners to …

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A driver of a provincial bus liner sideswiped the vehicle of Department of Transportation (DOTr) undersecretary and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Tim Orbos. The untoward incident occurred last Monday, August 8 on EDSA, Manila’s main thoroughfare. The driver now faces suspension for his actions. Jundy Javier, driver …

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Carmudi Academy

Global online car platform Carmudi has officially launched its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, which aims to uplift and educate young drivers on road safety. Held at Cebu Doctors’ University in Mandaue, Cebu, the Carmudi Academy for Road Safety (CARS) program is designed to create awareness and help students–particularly in …

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