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Driving under the influence (DUI) is a main cause of road crashes in the Philippines.
In many cases, the lack of child restraint systems in cars, for children 4 to 7 years old is a common cause of injuries.
By MICHAEL JOE T. DELIZO MORE than two months after Republic Act 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act lapsed into law, it has hardly changed the bad habits of many Filipino drivers. Many are seen making calls and texting while driving. Joselle Segismundo, 25, an employee of Land Transportation Office, is knowledgeable about the law. […]
By RAYMOND GREGORY TRIBDINO MOST motorists do not consider pedestrians are road users. This makes pedestrians, everywhere in the world, high-risk safety concerns. Annually over 270,000 pedestrians perish in collisions on the road. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that pedestrians constitute 22% of all road traffic fatalities. According to WHO’s Global Status Report on […]
Distracted driving is a creation of the digital revolution. But there is no humor in it being a serious and growing threat to road safety.
By DINNA LOUISE C. DAYAO The extraordinary thing about Republic Act No. 10586 or the Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013 is that it was enacted despite the lack of coherent data on drunk driving in the country. For years, three government agencies have been gathering data on road traffic injuries and deaths: the […]
By JAKE SORIANO [metaslider id=48020] Photos by LALA ORDENES At first glance, the Quezon City Regional Trial Court looks more like a church than a court. An assortment of statues — Christ on the cross, the child Jesus, the Virgin Mary — stare down on court employees, lawyers, police officers, nervous witnesses, family members of […]
By MARIA FEONA IMPERIAL WITH startling clarity, 22-year-old Joshua Broqueza recalls how a split second in his life landed him in a hospital bed, bleeding and almost lifeless. It was in the middle of the night, when he and his friends aboard a Toyota Vios were on the Albay province’s so-called killer highway, Maharlika Highway. […]
By IRA V. PANGANIBAN Nine days before Christmas three years ago, a Don Mariano bus fell off the Skyway in Bicutan, Taguig and landed on a delivery van below, crushing the driver to death. The bus driver survived but 18 of his passengers never got to celebrate Christmas. At least 20 were injured. Investigation later […]