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MMDA: Distracted drivers decreasing

The number of violators of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (Adda) has drastically gone since the first day of the law’s implementation, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). As of Sunday morning, only three motorists have been apprehended compared to nine the day before. Last Thursday, the first day of Adda’s strict implementation, 114 […]

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Wireless Apple CarPlay goes on sale

After the technology made its debut at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January, Alpine has now put the iLX-107 on sale, which is the first Apple CarPlay receiver with support for wireless connectivity. So, if your car’s audio system doesn’t support CarPlay but you use an iPhone, you no longer […]

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DOTr eyes revival of law vs distracted driving in July

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is set to resume as early as the first week of July the implementation of Anti-Distracted Driving Act (Adda), which restricts the use of mobile phones and other electronic devices while driving. Assistant Transport Secretary Leah Quiambao said the DOTr was set to publish within the week the revised implementing […]

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Public can help fine-tune driving law

The Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) technical working group is set to meet as early as next week to “fine-tune” guidelines related to the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (Adda) and entertain suggestions from the public, following the confusion and widespread criticism that marked its implementation last week. The department suspended the law on Tuesday, saying it was […]

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ADDA rants set social media ablaze

It should have been an open-and-shut case. Everyone agrees that texting, calling, and using your cellphone for any use while driving is a dangerous proposition, and there must be laws to prohibit such practices.

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Banning rosaries from vehicles questioned

Rosaries and religious icons hanging from dashboards are banned if they block a driver’s line of sight, a restriction that has drawn protest from a Catholic priest, a group of jeepney drivers and senators. The items can still be placed on the rearview mirror, however, as long as these are coiled up so they don’t swing […]

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Dash cam OK, but rosaries, trinkets listed as ‘distractions’

Amid the confusion that greeted the implementation of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (ADDA), a transport official reminded motorists that their “line of sight” should be clear not just of electronic gadgets but also rosaries, small figurines, trinkets, and other accessories that can hinder their view of the road. Owners of public and private vehicles have […]

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Jul 19, 2017

The Filipino public utility riding vehicle community has been in an uproar of late due to the government’s decision

Jul 12, 2017

Stuttgart and June means the International Engine of the Year Awards, and this year marked some things that stayed

Jul 05, 2017

A few weeks ago, we went to the land of salmon and maple syrup, Canada. Specifically, British Colombia.