Category: Road Rules

The Return of Dangerous Philippine Roads After Lockdown

No Comments »
The Return of Dangerous Philippine Roads After Lockdown featured image ichoose.ph

The Philippines’ roads are inherently dangerous for various reasons, including problems with traffic, poorly-maintained roads, irresponsible drivers, and undisciplined pedestrians. Even during the enhanced community quarantine period, several vehicular accidents occurred even though fewer cars were on the road. Now that the lockdown is lifted, the dangerous Philippine roads returned as more motorists and commuters are outside. Multiple road hazards make driving dangerous, and responsible drivers must be wary of…

Read More

Traffic Violations that You Should Avoid in Metro Manila

No Comments »
traffic-lights-77320_1920

As responsible drivers, it is our duty to follow the traffic rules. Failure to do so could result in dire circumstances, with some of the worst violations could result in fines and even imprisonment. In the Philippines, traffic violations had been a growing concern amongst law enforcers. Based on 2016 government data, there are over 209,830 cases of traffic regulations recorded in the area of Metro Manila. Human error is…

Read More

Rear-ending Someone Who Slammed Their Breaks: Who’s at Fault?

No Comments »
Man is calling insurrance company for claiming his car crash damaged on road accident

Rear-ending Someone Who Slammed Their Breaks: Who’s at Fault? No matter how careful of a driver you are, weird accidents in the road do happen. And perhaps one of these weirdest incidents is when the car in front of you suddenly stopped giving you no chances to react, and as a result, a collision occurred between both of your cars. It may seem like a bit farfetched, but according to…

Read More

Are Filipinos aware that they are violating traffic laws?

No Comments »
Blogforthisweek

Drive around the country, and within the day, you will certainly catch some committing traffic violations. Ask them and surely, not one of them will likely claim that they do not know the law. When disobeying the traffic rules and regulations on the road, one simply throws road safety out of the window. Why? Because the creation of such legislation has the objective to ensure that everyone—driver and rider alike—would…

Read More

How Safe Are the Philippines’ Roads is for your Family?

No Comments »
How Safe Are the Philippines’ Roads is for your Family featured image

The first impression of people when they encounter the roads here in the Philippines is somewhat not appealing to the eye. But looking into the interior plans through these streets, we can tell that there are a lot of programs allotted, and individual projects are still on the process of being sufficient for the benefit of the public. The safety of the Filipino citizens is always in line with the…

Read More

Top Causes of Road Accidents

No Comments »
Top Causes of Road Accidents featured image

Accidents can strike any time, any where, and to any one—and driving on the road increases the odds that you meet one. These accidents can be very minor, while some are so fatal, thousands of lives are taken every year by these horrible car crashes. Regardless of how careful you are while driving, there are many other extraneous factors that is not of your control that you should consider and…

Read More

7 Common Threats on Philippine Roads That You May Encounter

No Comments »
common threats on Philippine roads

  Common Threats on Philippine Roads. Cars will forever be associated with freedom, not to mention the convenience of getting from point A to point B. Though it looks glamorous on the surface, let’s agree that there are things to watch out for once you have purchased your own car. Here are seven of the most common threats on Philippine roads that you may encounter.   Accidents with uninsured vehicles…

Read More

Things you need to know about the No Plate No Travel Policy

No Comments »
Things you need to know about the No plate No travel policy

If you are going to purchase a new vehicle, you have to be aware of LTO’s latest policy. LTO’s new policy could potentially affect the way you travel and use your vehicle in general. Just when you thought that you have a new car, you may have to read a bit about this new policy that could definitely affect the way you use your vehicle. After paying for your car,…

Read More

Things You Want to Do When You Encounter An Accident on the Road

No Comments »
Things You Want to Do When You Encounter An Accident on the Road

For car owners in Metro Manila, it is somewhat a sigh of relief to have your own car, your own personal space, and basically means to escape the worsening MRT situation. Ever heard of #MRTBulok? What used to be a convenient means of transportation is now a dilapidated train system. This is why having your own car can be such a convenient option. But of course, traversing major highways in…

Read More

Traffic and Wear and Tear: How Your Car Deteriorates on the Road

No Comments »
Traffic and Wear and Tear: How Your Car Deteriorates on the Road

Driving in the Philippines where public transport service is complete chaos can be frustrating. You can expect bumper to bumper traffic from private vehicles and inefficient public utility vehicles. Not to mention that you have traffic rules that barely exist, these are things that worsen everyday travel time going to work and going back home. Given this scenario, what is the implication of heavy traffic on your vehicle? Ever wondered…

Read More