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PNP taps Grab drivers in war vs riding-in-tandem shooters

Mar 19, 2018 - 9:42 AM

The move comes as the PNP wages a war against riding-in-tandem shooters

ROAD SAFETY. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa puts a sticker to a Grab vehicle to certify its driver as a road safety ambassador. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Court rejects 'nanlaban' claim, jails cop for killing motorcycle rider

Feb 11, 2018 - 9:35 PM

PO2 Jonjie Manon-og is convicted of homicide over the death of John dela Riarte, who was arrested then shot en route to Camp Crame in July 2016

PNP partners with NGO in fight vs traffic violations, criminality

Nov 20, 2017 - 2:35 PM

The Philippine National Police signs an agreement with Citizens Crime Watch amid the crackdown against riding-in-tandem gunmen

INKED. The PNP HPG and the CCW present their partnership. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Know the difference: Which agencies manage roads and road users?

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Do you know the difference between the functions of the LTO and the LTFRB? Know more about the different agencies managing Philippine roads

MANAGING ROADS. An MMDA enforcer manages traffic along EDSA. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

#2030NOW: Why road safety – or the lack of it – is a human rights issue

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:45 AM

'In our country, being one of the low-income countries, road crashes are a major concern. It’s a world health issue,' says Superintendent Oliver Sy Tanseco of the PNP-Highway Patrol Group

HUMAN RIGHTS. Superintendent Oliver Tanseco says road safety is a human rights issue, especially in the Philippines.

With nearly 5,000 crash incidents, how do we make Iloilo roads safer?

Jul 21, 2017 - 9:52 PM

The province of Iloilo home to 1 81 million people records nearly 5 000 road crash incidents in the first half of 2017

WATCH: Cagayan police draw pedestrian lane made of chalk

Jun 10, 2017 - 9:33 PM

Tuguegarao residents are not used to crossing pedestrian lanes because there aren t too many of them to begin with

Cops to help man traffic at C5, Commonwealth, NAIA Expressway

Nov 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

PNP Highway Patrol Group personnel will be deployed to address the traffic problem and ensure the safe travel of motorists

Commuters stranded in a traffic along commonwealth Ave. during rush hour. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler/File

Cop 'kills self' after motorcyclist's death

Aug 27, 2016 - 3:43 PM

UPDATED Police Officer 3 Jeremiah de Villa is facing a case involving the death of motorcycle rider John dela Riarte

PNP ISSUE. The Philippine National Police faces another issue with the alleged suicide of PO3 Jeremiah de Villa, who was accused of murdering a motorcycle rider. File photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Gov't forms inter-agency body to solve Metro Manila traffic

Aug 18, 2016 - 9:55 AM

The inter agency body which will follow orders from Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade includes the MMDA PNP Highway Patrol Group LTO and LTFRB

Dela Rosa to highway cops: Don't be intimidated

Jul 04, 2016 - 10:38 PM

The new chief of the Highway Patrol Group meanwhile also urges the public to take videos if they re apprehended as a safeguard against erring cops

EDSA COPS. Some 250 personnel from the PSG now man EDSA, Metro Manila's main thoroughfare. Photo courtesy of the PNP PIO

MMDA, HPG to apprehend private cars using EDSA bus lanes

Jan 13, 2016 - 9:53 AM

Starting January 18 private vehicles will be caught if they use bus lanes on EDSA southbound Shaw to Guadalupe

HEAVY TRAFFIC. Starting January 18, private vehicles using the yellow bus lanes on EDSA will be apprehended. Rappler file photo

Taming Manila traffic: Hits and misses of 2015

Dec 28, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Metro Manila s traffic chaos is spiraling out of control and authorities are scrambling for ways to ease congestion in the Philippine capital region Rappler rounds up some of the traffic solutions proposed in 2015

MORE INFRASTRUCTURE. The DOTC has plans in the works for more rail systems, a BRT system, and infrastructure to keep up with the megacity's demands.

Institutionalizing PUV traffic discipline in the Philippines

Oct 25, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Filipinos have no discipline Do you agree?

DAILY STRUGGLE. Commuters stranded in a traffic along Commonwealth Avenue on Tuesday during rush hour. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Traffic woes! What to do with MMDA?

Sep 19, 2015 - 4:14 PM

Despite its shortcomings MMDA is the right agency to handle traffic on Metro Manila s main roads but definitely not as it currently operates

MMDA proposes modular bridges to ease traffic flow

Sep 18, 2015 - 9:11 AM

In another bid to speed up traffic flow the MMDA proposes the construction of 5 modular bridges which can be built within 4 to 6 weeks in strategic choke points

SOLVING TRAFFIC. Metro Manila mayors, along with the Highway Patrol Group and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, discuss strategies to ease worsening traffic in the metropolis. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Metro Manila mayors call for 'harmonized' traffic strategies

Sep 17, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Metro Manila mayors meet in a bid to consolidate different strategies and proposals to solve the traffic woes of the Philippine capital region

DISCUSSING TRAFFIC. Metro Manila mayors meet with the MMDA and HPG to discuss various proposals to alleviate traffic in the Philippine capital region. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

SAF troopers to join HPG in manning EDSA traffic

Sep 10, 2015 - 11:29 AM

Chief Superintendent Arnold Gunnacao PNP Highway Patrol Group director says the Special Action Force responded to his call for reinforcement to direct traffic along EDSA

TRAFFIC CHAOS. Commuters stranded along Commonwealth Avenue on Tuesday during rush hour. The government deployed HPG along EDSA in a bid to solve the traffic problem. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

New traffic strategies on EDSA 'effective' – Palace

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:17 PM

But Malacañang admits that the traffic jams caused by Tuesday s flash floods and torrential rains greatly hindered efforts to ease congestion in the capital region

DAILY STRUGGLE. Commuters stranded in a traffic along Commonwealth Avenue on Tuesday during rush hour. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Palace: No need for traffic czar

Sep 05, 2015 - 7:56 PM

Malacañang says it is focused on a well coordinated government action plan on addressing Metro Manila traffic and not giving titles

EDSA TRAFFIC. The Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group will be the lead traffic enforcer in EDSA starting September 7, 2015.

Traffic enforcers from MMDA, PNP to restore road discipline – Tolentino

Aug 10, 2015 - 9:25 AM

About 500 personnel from the MMDA and their counterparts from the PNP highway patrol group will be deployed from Balintawak to Pasay along EDSA

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT. Personnel from the MMDA and the PNP-HPG will be jointly deployed along EDSA to manage traffic and ensure peace and order. Rappler file photo