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President Rodrigo Duterte ordered authorities to enforce a more stringent road safety checks following the private truck that figured into an accident that claimed 21 lives and injuring 14. Last September 17, a private truck used to ferry a family on a trip fell into a ravine in South Cotabato. …

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Volvo Philippines‘ mission to make roads safer makes its way to La Salle Green Hills. The Swedish automotive company, through its official authorized distributor Viking Cars, Incorporated, moves along with its Safe Roads Program. Launched recently, this program is the local effort to helping make roads safer in and around …

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Volvo Philippines strengthens its advocacy for road safety as it launches the ‘Safe Roads by Volvo’ program. By partnering with schools, Volvo PH aims to raise road safety awareness especially among school children, their parents or guardians, and other people in and around school premises. Volvo PH has been an …

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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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Having your car break down in the middle of the road can be a huge hassle, not to mention terrifying. Getting stuck in the middle of the road is a hazard for every vehicle, and so it pays to know what you can do to avoid them. Here are the …

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When a small car gets into an accident with a large commercial truck, the results can be devastating. The sheer mass and force inherent in the size of truck can mean even the most minor collisions with the can mean severe injuries or even death. Driving near or around commercial …

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Think the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue–or popularly known as EDSA–is the most dangerous highway in the Philippines? Think again. According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Circumferential Road 5 or C-5 is actually is the top killer highway for 2017 and 2018–averaging 27 deaths last year. EDSA was …

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You’ve probably seen a Hollywood film or two where a car driver abruptly opens his side of the door, accidentally (sometimes intentionally) sending a bicycle rider flying through the air and landing painfully on the pavement. Things like this actually happen in real life, and while it’s jaw-dropping to see …

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By 2022, all cars, vans, trucks, and buses sold in Europe will be equipped with safety features like speed limiters and data recorders “to protect passengers, pedestrians and cyclists.” In a statement issued by the European Union’s (EU) Commission on Road Safety, new technologies on the market can help reduce …

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Following the road crash incident that led to loss of lives and massive injuries on the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) last week, the NLEX Corporation on Tuesday reiterated its call for vehicle owners to regularly check their vehicle before going on trips to ensure their safety on the road. Over …

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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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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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