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Hydroplaning can be a problem on wet roads. And yes, the Philippines has a lot of them. Rainy season starts from June and ends around October in the country, so we perpetually encounter wet roads for almost half of the entire year. And when there are wet roads, there’s a …

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“Can you tell me how to get, How to get to Sesame Street” Now that you have that earworm going as you read this, we’re sure that one superb way to instill road safety education comes with teaching them at a young age, right? Sesame Street and the Metropolitan Manila …

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Car accident

The House of Representatives approved on second reading House Bill 9069, which seeks to designate the third Sunday of November every year as the ‘National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims, Survivors, and their Families.’ The measure also aims to express gratitude to all the people who respond to …

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Fairy xmas lights on a Ford Pickup

Nothing says Christmas like Christmas decorations, and in addition to decorating their homes, many have opted to adorn their cars with the festivity of the holidays as well. This is a relatively new trend, and as a frequent road user, it’s easy to notice that a growing number of vehicles …

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The urban jungle features a landscape filled with tall concrete structures, noisy moving machines on two- or four-wheels, and a sea of people from all walks of life. It is tough to survive in the urban jungle due to its competitive nature and its dangerous environment. In fact, it can …

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Skyway

The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) is studying the possibility of banning buses from using the Skyway in the interest of safety for both the passengers and other motorists. “Pinag-uusapan pa lang na pagbawalan ang mga buses sa elevated portion ng Skyway kasi nga masyadong matulin magpatakbo ang mga drivers niyan. …

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Each and every motorist needs to practice vigilance on the road, but female drivers have to be doubly cautious to avoid becoming victim of crimes while driving, including robbery, carnapping, kidnapping, sexual harassment/assault, etc. While it’s important not to be overly fearful or paranoid, it’s always best to keep an …

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World Health Organization (WHO) Philippines recently met with representatives Philippine National Police–Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), motorcycle clubs, and local government units (LGUs) to discuss some of their troubling findings on the country’s road and traffic situation. Among the topics discussed is the worrisome number of fatalities involving motorcycle accidents. According …

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Subaru Levorg GT-S 2.0

Fog lamps do not come as standard equipment in most cars. In fact, they’re usually optional and often, these are reserved for the top-of-the-line models. Because of that, fog lamps are often associated with luxury. Be that as it may, there’s actually a lot of confusion regarding how and when …

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In a world where mobile phones and CCTV recording systems have become prevalent, we now have better insight on the many different aspects of human nature in ways never seen before. Take the issue of road rage, for example. It seems that every week, there’s a new video about furious …

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Stop. Look. Listen. These three words are one of the effective and courteous things to do before you cross an intersection. Every road user should be alert when crossing an intersection to prevent accidents from happening. However, the stop-look-listen approach is only ideal in a perfect-world scenario. Some motorists even …

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Aside from electric vehicles, automakers are on a race to develop self-driving or autonomous cars. However, the challenge in self-driving cars is the machine’s ability to make human judgment, which is crucial in terms of road safety. As such, Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s innovation arm, wants to develop an …

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Ford Driving Skills for Life

As the saying goes, safety starts at home. From looking both ways before we cross the road to handing over a pair of scissors by holding them by the closed blades, safety is one of the very first things taught to us by our parents. As Ford Philippines marks the …

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We all know that the wisest thing to do is to make and give way when we see that there’s an emergency vehicle approaching. Making room for an ambulance that’s on a rush is what responsible and courteous drivers would normally do. With that in mind, Ford wants to make …

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Are you using the machine or is the machine using you? This question might be a nice thing to think about especially to individuals who can’t seem to let go of their mobile phones. Some are so attached to their phones that they can’t let go of it even while …

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