MANILA, Philippines – Deaths from road crash incidents are rising in the country every year.
In 2006, the Philippine Statistics Authority recorded 6,869 deaths due to motor vehicle crash incidents. Nine years later, in 2015, the figure jumped to 10,012.
Are Philippine roads safer in 2017 and in the coming years?
On Thursday, December 7, Rappler researcher Aika Rey will talk to Transportation Assistant Secretary Arnulfo Fabillar about the state of road safety in the country and measures to strengthen it.