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The woman had been crossing the street 'at a location without a crosswalk; the system design did not include a consideration for jaywalking pedestrians,' the US National Transportation Safety Board says
Grieving relatives express anger that investigators were not planning to blame Boeing or Lion Air for the disaster in their final crash report, expected Friday
If created by law, the proposed National Transportation Safety Board would be the primary agency focusing on transport-related investigations
How could the public, with all the outrage and frustration and venting online, translate words into action?
Watch road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and 3M Philippines' John Vallinan transform a dark street into one with proper visibility with retro-reflective material used for signs and road markings
The first batch of riders will be trained on Sunday, August 18
Road workers, such as traffic enforcers and street sweepers, face not only the hazards of getting run over by reckless motorists, but also long-term blood poisoning and hearing loss
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency says there are reports of cracks found in wings of in-service A380 airplanes
Manila, meanwhile, is the most flood-prone city
This duty 'can be considered as another side of the right to life, which every individual enjoys under human rights law,' according to a 2016 paper
We've been taking action against air and water pollution, but noise pollution has serious – and irreversible – consequences, too
Will our traffic woes become a priority for the incoming members of the 18th Congress?
Media groups say at least 7 journalists were reportedly attacked while they were covering the protests, while social media platforms WhatsApp and Facebook were blocked
(UPDATED) To prevent data breaches during the long break, the National Privacy Commission issues reminders to offices as well as people on vacation
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
The new law penalizes a driver transporting children without a 'child restraint system' in the vehicle, and bars kids below a certain height to take the front seat of a car
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?
A viral video shows employees of the Baguio City Public Order and Safety Division accosting a man selling taho
The barrier disrupts the normal flow of traffic along Quezon Avenue
Are you up for the Kamuning footbridge challenge?
Aviation Safety Network records more than 500 people killed in 15 plane crashes in 2018
Is it safe to cross two bus lanes in a short distance in order to make a right turn?
The Federal Commission on School Safety panel, set up after the February massacre in Parkland, Florida, when a former student shot dead 17 people, recommends schools consider arming staff and using veterans as guards
'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 project aims to inform and educate the public on how children can be safe online
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
Information from the electronic Drug Safety System developed by startup mClinica may help authorities fight outbreaks and understand the underlying causes of diseases
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.
'We recommend banning all activities linked to artificial tanning,' says Olivier Merckel, an expert at the Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Half a year before Rodrigo Duterte launched his drug war in 2016, killings in Cebu City totalled 32. In the same months in 2018, the police recorded 69.
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