Rappler's latest stories on Road Safety
Tea Time with Vince and Frank: Will the motorcycle double plate law help solve riding-in-tandem crimes?
Or is there a better solution?
Motorcycle crashes can be avoided if only visibility measures were strictly adhered to
No. 8 plate on the road? Is it really necessary?
The buses were each carrying about 50 passengers at the time of the crash. One of the buses caught fire, leaving people burned beyond recognition.
Children in Metro Manila may now learn about road safety, waste management, and public safety in a fun manner with Sesame Street characters
In this episode, we learn how road signs ought to be made – proper fonts, standard colors, material reflectivity
Right of Way's Vince Lazatin and VISOR's Frank Schuengel talk about notorious ticket traps in Metro Manila
Have you encountered the same problem while driving along the bus lanes?
The barrier disrupts the normal flow of traffic along Quezon Avenue
Are you up for the Kamuning footbridge challenge?
Is it safe to cross two bus lanes in a short distance in order to make a right turn?
'These deaths are an unacceptable price to pay for mobility,' says WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Urban and transport planners weigh in on solutions for a metropolis suffering from overdevelopment
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.
With the prevalence of ads masquerading as road signs, Metro Manila's shopping malls have become key landmarks in a metropolis that has no defined center
Ever heard of the broken window theory? That probably explains the chaos in Metro Manila's streets.
Grab drivers will no longer just get you to your destination. The company's plan is for them to become emergency first responders and aid in busting crime, too.
Under Senate Bill 1971, children aged 12 and below cannot be left unattended inside a vehicle
'Passengers' safety is paramount and the driver cannot risk it by allowing a monkey on the steering,' the government's road transport corporation says
Why are sidewalks an afterthought in the construction of the metro's road network?
3M’s #DriveForRoadSafety advocates for traffic safety and mobility to change and save lives
(3rd UPDATE) The 14 people who died in the incident are all senior citizens returning home after getting their monthly stipend from the DSWD's Social Pension Program
Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and Muntinlupa City Representative Ruffy Biazon talk about the sorry state of transportation as they commute from Quezon City to Makati
Urban development expert Robie Sy takes a detailed look at the proposed bus rapid transit system in Metro Manila
Lolito Gaoat, 51, security supervisor of a shipping company, dies in a mishap along the national road in San Narciso, Zambales
(UPDATED) The protests have been ongoing for a week, as students vow they 'won't leave the roads until demands are met'
An organized, systematic, round-the-clock bus system helped solve the traffic woes in cities like Bogota. Can it also solve Manila's problems?
Is cycling a viable form of transportation for daily commute?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority fixes at least 6 problematic road signs and pavement markings along Katipunan Avenue
Catcalled or pushed around while commuting? A longtime female commuter talks about how to toughen up!
Police say a utility van carrying company workers was overspeeding and overshot a curve, hitting a truck which was coming from the opposite direction
The #SaferRoadsPH microsite visualizes information on road crash incidents in the Philippines and compiles Rappler stories on the issue
Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and motovlogger GakiMoto talk about the challenges – and joys – of riding a motorcycle in Metro Manila
'Evacuation teams are working tirelessly to rescue the injured,' says an Ugandan police spokeswoman
Just how complicated is the Sucat Interchange in Parañaque? This animation dissects – and visualizes – the complexity of this road network.
'The scariest part was the side that got hit was where I was sitting'
The victims are all residents of Bacoor, Cavite. Five of those injured are minors.
Apparently, it's not just the Sucat interchange that's getting much flak in the South
Sucat, the bane of the motorists and commuters of the South. How to deal with this chokepoint?
Rappler's microsite on road safety issues is nominated in the Data Journalism Website of the Year and Public Choice categories
'As of the end of 2016, road crashes kill an average of 31 people a day and is a major cause of death for our youth. This figure shows a 40% increase in the number of deaths compared to 2006,' Catanduanes Representative Cesar Sarmiento says at a plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly
Two road safety advocates have a conversation on enforcement, as well as proposed solutions for Metro Manila's traffic woes.
An MMDA study reveals that 4 in every 100,000 Filipinos died due to road crashes in Metro Manila in 2017