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MMDA, Sesame Street partner for educational campaign for kids

Mar 18, 2019 - 3:49 PM

Children in Metro Manila may now learn about road safety, waste management, and public safety in a fun manner with Sesame Street characters

EDUCATIONAL DRIVE. (Left) MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim and (Right) Will De Pippo, Director for Asia-Pacific of Sesame Street, sign an agreement for an educational drive for children at the Children Road Safety Park in Malate, Manila. Photo by: Lito Boras/RAPPLER  EDUCATIONAL DRIVE. (Left) MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim and (Right) Will De Pippo, Director for Asia-Pacific of Sesame Street, sign an agreement for an educational drive for children at the Children Road Safety Park in Malate, Manila. Photo by: Lito Boras/RAPPLER

1 dead , 2 injured in Zambales road crash

Aug 08, 2018 - 3:50 PM

Lolito Gaoat, 51, security supervisor of a shipping company, dies in a mishap along the national road in San Narciso, Zambales

2 dead, 13 hurt in summer trip to Batangas

May 08, 2018 - 10:18 PM

The victims are all residents of Bacoor, Cavite. Five of those injured are minors.

Motorcycle-riding teenagers die in Ifugao crash

Nov 18, 2017 - 7:45 AM

Police bring Christian Jacob dela Cruz and Guillermo Sayo to the hospital, but they are declared dead on arrival due to head injuries

31 hurt in Cebu vehicular crash

Nov 01, 2017 - 7:48 PM

Among those injured are 18 minors, who are returning from a youth camp

Group paints pedestrian lanes in Tuguegarao for free

Oct 06, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Gary Ramirez, a businessman from Metro Manila, goes to Tuguegarao to help paint pedestrian lanes permanently for free

FREE PAINT. A businessman from Manila initiated painting of 9 areas in Tuguegarao City for free after watching an experiment by the local highway patrol group on Rappler. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

6 in 10 injured in road crashes are motorcycle riders

Oct 02, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Motorcycle riders have constantly been the top victim of road crash injuries since 2010, according to data from health department

Know the difference: Which agencies manage roads and road users?

Oct 01, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Do you know the difference between the functions of the LTO and the LTFRB? Know more about the different agencies managing Philippine roads

MANAGING ROADS. An MMDA enforcer manages traffic along EDSA. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

2 dead, 4 injured as truck falls on shanties under Manila bridge

Sep 27, 2017 - 9:37 PM

The 20-foot container van going Sta Mesa loses its brakes along the Zamora Interlink Bridge

TRUCK MISHAP. Rescue workers at the scene of a truck that fell off a bridge in Pandacan, Manila. Photo by Miguel Antonio de Guzman

Iloilo officials share new plans to ensure road safety

Jul 23, 2017 - 12:25 PM

Projects include the Iloilo City traffic handbook and the intelligent traffic system

PROJECTS. Local officials shares projects in Iloilo City aimed at ensuring road safety. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

#SaferRoadsPH: What factors affect road safety in Iloilo?

Jul 22, 2017 - 8:49 PM

In Rappler’s SaferRoadsPH Forum local officials discuss the factors that affect the road conditions of Iloilo and what can be done to prevent accidents

ROAD SAFETY. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog says the LTO should be stricter in issuing driver's license

What features in your car keep you safe on the road?

Jul 16, 2017 - 10:42 AM

Today s modern cars come equipped with a host of features to keep road users safe

BUCKLE UP. Aside from the seatbelts, do you know the other safety features in your car? Woman buckling up image from Shutterstock

Full-face motorcycle helmets, bonnets banned in Rizal municipality

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Instead of protecting riders from accidents – the purpose of a 2009 law – helmets have become the criminals protection Morong s municipal administrator says

Coleen Garcia details encounter with ex-cop in road rage incident

May 22, 2017 - 1:41 PM

He reached both his hands out and scratched my face trying to grab me and pull me out so that he could beat me up too says the actress recounting her experience

'A Walk to Remember': Pedestrians walk for safer roads

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:09 PM

The walk raises awareness on pedestrian safety especially for those who live in the city and for drivers who are often not mindful of the harm they can cause when they over speed or disobey traffic rules

Safety Walk at BGC. Participants gather for a family safety walk to remind motorists about the importance of following road rules. Photo by Alison Julia Tabong/Rappler