Rappler's latest stories on road safety
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
With traffic enforcers deployed right by traffic lights and intersections, they put their lives on the line
Living in Metro Manila, transport woes and all, can feel like a daily penance
Pasig City government installs physical separation facilities along Doña Julia Vargas Avenue and F Ortigas Jr Road in Ortigas Center to protect bikers
Vince takes the MRT during rush hour – and lives to tell the tale
MMDA director Neomie Recio explains why Philippine roads signs are wordier compared to international standards
How can pavement markings make or break traffic flow along our roads?
Road safety advocate Vincent Lazatin finds himself on the receiving end of traffic enforcement – his driver's license gets confiscated!
Cities and municipalities can pass ordinances that set speed limits lower than what a national law prescribes, because they know better the road situations in their areas
This vlog is the second in a series about road signs and pavement markings
Must-watch videos this week
'You can easily learn knowledge and skills but you cannot build a proper attitude overnight that's why we need to start in the elementary level,' says LTO Region V Director Noreen San Luis-Lutey
At current market rates, the average price of a brand new child car seat in the country costs P10,040.68 while a second-hand one costs P4,250
Military trucks line up along Alabang-Zapote Road in Las Piñas to give free rides to affected commuters
UP Vice Chancellor Nestor Castro of the Community Affairs Office clarifies that the road-marking activities at the state university are not yet done
This vlog is the first in a series about road signs and pavement markings
MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018
At least 10 passengers are been injured when an A&B Liner bus fell off a cliff on December 26