Rappler's latest stories on road safety awareness
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.
Under Senate Bill 1971, children aged 12 and below cannot be left unattended inside a vehicle
Why are sidewalks an afterthought in the construction of the metro's road network?
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
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!
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
Just how complicated is the Sucat Interchange in Parañaque? This animation dissects – and visualizes – the complexity of this road network.
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?
Two road safety advocates have a conversation on enforcement, as well as proposed solutions for Metro Manila's traffic woes.
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
Vince takes the MRT during rush hour – and lives to tell the tale
'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
A road safety advocate attempts to drive from BGC to Quezon City during one of the Christmas season's busiest days.
The growing prominence of ride-sharing apps like Angkas has mainstreamed the operation of habal-habals in cities. But are habal-habals safe?
Watch the interview with Transportation Assistant Secretary Arnulfo Fabillar on Thursday, December 7, at 7 pm
The police initially arrest the truck driver, but do not detain him for now – because the teenager's family has not filed any charges
The driver of the Nissan Patrol – identified to be 39-year-old Niño San Gabriel – tests positive for alcohol and is found possessing two firearms inside his vehicle
(UPDATED) Various events are organized around the Philippines for the World Day of Remembrance
The road crash in Capas town last October 24 – where 5 died and 8 were injured – is just one of the more than 1,000 recorded crash incidents in the province
It's been a struggle for the family since Joaquin Nonan earns only a minimum wage, while his wife earns only P5,000 a month
(3rd UPDATE) The 4th leg of the caravan will be held at the Arrupe Convention Center, Ateneo de Naga University in Naga City, Camarines Sur on January 24 from 12 pm to 5 pm
Rappler talks to transportation expert and UP professor Primitivo Cal on possible solutions to traffic and road safety issues in Metro Manila
'We want to make more people aware of the need for safety of children,' says Safe Kids Philippines executive director Jesus dela Fuente
Gary Ramirez, a businessman from Metro Manila, goes to Tuguegarao to help paint pedestrian lanes permanently for free
Road safety advocates answer concerns on the effectiveness of mandating a child car seat system
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
Bikers share tips and things to expect when biking on the roads of Metro Manila
The Iloilo city government temporarily suspends the enforcement of the speed limit ordinance
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
Sign up if you want to join the activity at the Bulwagang Teodulfo Domingo University of St Louis in Tuguegarao City on June 7 from 1 pm to 5 pm
Under the Anti Distracted Driving Act violators will face fines ranging from P5 000 to P20 000
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
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