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6 dead, 20 injured in Taytay truck crash

Six people died, including an infant and her mother, while at least 20 others were injured after a trailer truck went wayward and crashed into a row of shops and parked tricycles in Taytay, Rizal province, on Saturday morning. The Taytay police said the 10-wheeler truck (TBP 967) was on Cabrera Road going to Tikling […]

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Funeral ‘uber-like’ service is becoming a thing in Russia

The rise of online transportation networks like Uber and Grab has surely made things more convenient for us common folks. Aside from giving us rides to wherever we please, those platforms can also be used as parcel or messenger services. Now, we can even add ‘personal funeral service’ to the list. Ushering in a new […]

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Car mows down Times Square pedestrians for blocks, killing 1

NEW YORK— A man steered his car onto a sidewalk running through the heart of Times Square and mowed down pedestrians for three blocks Thursday, killing a teenager, then emerged from his wrecked vehicle wild-eyed and waving his arms before he was subdued by police and bystanders. The driver, a 26-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, told […]

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Japan offers funeral discounts for seniors to stop driving

Driving becomes more and more challenging as people age, and the Japanese government is opting for an unconventional method to warn its constituents. Elderly drivers in Japan, as per BBC, are being offered discounts to funeral services if they will surrender their driving license. Due to the recent rise of vehicular accidents involving senior citizens, […]

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Doctors extract baby from pregnant victim of fatal crash

SINGAPORE — Doctors here extracted a premature baby from a Malaysian victim of a fatal road crash that happened in Jurong West on Saturday. The woman, who has been identified as Goh Chieh Ting, 25, was six months pregnant when she was hit by a lorry while crossing the road, Shin Min Daily News reported on Sunday. She did not respond […]

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‘Morale boost’ for Tanay bus crash victims

A Quezon City court has rejected the motion of Panda Coach Tourist and Transport Inc. and Haranah Tours Corp. that sought the dismissal of the P10-million damage suit filed by the passengers who were injured when one of Panda’s buses crashed in Tanay, Rizal, in February. Judge Rosa Samson of QC Regional Trial Court Branch […]

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IN THE KNOW: Deadliest crashes in Northern Luzon

 Aug. 18, 2010 – Sablan, Benguet: 42 dead A La Union-bound Eso-Nice bus plunged into a 45-meter ravine in Sablan, Benguet, killing 42 of its 50 passengers. The crashes led then Department of Transportation and Communications to investigate the “kabit” system, an illegal arrangement where a bus company allows other bus owners to operate using […]

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Father-daughter reunion eases pain in road tragedy

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya – A 3-year-old girl had been sitting quietly in a hospital bed for about 30 hours with a fractured arm, one of the 44 survivors of the horrific bus crash on a mountain road in Nueva Ecija this week. The staff at Veterans Regional Hospital (VRH) in Bayombong had no way to […]

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Bus crash kills 32 in Nueva Ecija

At least 32 people were killed when their bus plunged into a ravine in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija province, on Tuesday in one of the country’s deadliest road crashes in recent years, police said. Initial reports said the driver failed to stop the bus because of malfunctioning brakes, but investigators later saw that one of its […]

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Bus drivers limited to 6 hrs per trip to prevent crashes due to fatigue

To prevent road crashes caused by “driver fatigue,” the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered bus companies to limit their drivers’ time behind the wheel to just six hours per trip. The order was contained in Memorandum Circular No. 2017-012 released by the LTFRB on Friday and will take effect on Monday, when the Holy Week break […]

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Jun 21, 2017

If I were to ask how many of you use the seat belt while driving, I would see a

Jun 21, 2017

I can still remember my Dad’s own 1996 model Honda Accord with the 2.2-liter VTEC engine over 20 years