Rappler's latest stories on Philippine road safety
The first batch of riders will be trained on Sunday, August 18
No. 8 plate on the road? Is it really necessary?
The financial assistance will cover medical and burial expenses, plus P180,000 cash
Senator Grace Poe says her father-in-law Teodoro Llamanzares 'has a few fractured ribs and bruises.' No one else is hurt in the incident.
The growing prominence of ride-sharing apps like Angkas has mainstreamed the operation of habal-habals in cities. But are habal-habals safe?
'We also accept that road safety is our shared responsibility and not of the driver alone,' says Transportation Undersecretary Thomas Orbos
A video of a bus passing through a river in Zamboanga del Norte goes viral on social media
The ordinance approved by the Quezon City Council and sent to Mayor Herbert Bautista for signing seeks to prevent road crashes and improve conditions for motorists and pedestrians
'We want to make more people aware of the need for safety of children,' says Safe Kids Philippines executive director Jesus dela Fuente
While the Land Transportation and Traffic Code has mandated uniform speed limits throughout the country, some LGUs have enacted their own speed limits based on road and traffic conditions in their areas
Senior Police Officer 2 Ariel Aguilar tries to throw his weight around after the MMDA tows his colorum jeepney MMDA traffic supervising officer for operations Edison Nebrija stands his ground
The local DPWH office says they are already working on having Andaya Highway repaired this month
Mother and son Carol and Keolo believe that the advantages of biking in the city outweigh the challenges
Local officials say extra precaution is needed in Cagayan Valley s crash prone roads with the region s topography and road conditions affecting road safety
Central Luzon has the highest number of crash related deaths in 2014 but if numbers are divided by population Cagayan Valley comes out as the most crash prone
The Land Transportation Office LTO is adding a driver s simulation test into the driver licensing system on top of the usual written exam and practical test
Einstein Rojas narrates how he survived a crash with a container van back in 2012
Motorcycle riders are supposedly asked to remove their helmets when they enter Malolos City and neighboring Baliuag town
Senator JV Ejercito hosts the forum Seats that Saves Lives in the Senate and pushes for bills to fill gaps in existing laws on road safety
On May 8 Rappler together with the Campaign for Tobacco free Kids is launching a campaign on road safety at the Rappler newsroom in Pasig City
With road crash deaths rising since 2006 the Philippines needs to step up its efforts to meet the global goal of halving road traffic deaths by 2020
9 563 of the 109 322 road crash incidents recorded by the Metro Manila Development Authority MMDA in 2016 involved buses
The Metro Manila Accident Recording and Analysis System says there were 109 322 road crash incidents in the National Capital Region in 2016 a 14 33 increase over 2015
(UPDATED) Government data show that the number of deaths due to traffic incidents has been increasing since 2006. Hundreds of the fatalities each year are children.
The Philippines road safety laws lack teeth in some areas and these need to be addressed to serve as stronger protection for road users
Greg Smith of the International Road Assessment Program says infrastructure is important in preventing serious accidents and deaths resulting from road crashes
The WHO says 1 25 million people die in road crashes every year In the Philippines various laws and policies have been crafted to arrest the number of road crash fatalities
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#SaferRoadsPH campaign promotes road safety policies, information, and news for road users. Road crash incidents are no accidents. They can be prevented.
The passengers of the jeepney came from a Pantawid Pamilyang Pantawid Program meeting in a nearby town