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?
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
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?
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
'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