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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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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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MMDA cams catch ‘distracted’ drivers

Street cameras used under the no-contact apprehension system of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) caught the first violators of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act. From 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, a total of 77 erring motorists were recorded and would soon be notified by the MMDA. Motorcycle riders topped the list with 47 […]

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‘Breathalyzer for texting’ eyed to combat distracted driving

ALBANY, New York—Ben Lieberman just wanted to find out what may have caused the head-on collision that killed his 19-year-old son, Evan, on a highway north of New York City. It took a lawsuit and six months in court to get the cell phone records showing the driver of the car his son was in […]

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Fines await motorists using gadgets while driving starting May 18

Motorists who will be apprehend for using electronic gadgets on the road while driving will be slapped with penalties starting on Thursday, May 18, as authorities implement the Anti-Distracted Driving Act or Republic Act 10913. The law prohibits drivers of all public and private vehicles, including those with diplomatic plates, from using any communication device […]

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Texting while driving banned under new law

Drivers of cars and even “karetelas” face a fine, or worse, revocation of their licenses, if they use navigation apps like Waze or send text messages while their vehicles are moving. They should pull over when checking the map or smartphone so as not to be penalized under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act, transport officials said […]

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What you should know about the Anti-Distracted Driving Law

Republic Act No. 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Law, which takes effect on May 18, defines distracted driving as the driver’s use of mobile communication, electronic entertainment and computing devices or gadgets while the vehicle is in motion or stopped momentarily for a red light or at an intersection. Coverage Public and private vehicles Wheeled […]

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Oct 18, 2017

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Oct 11, 2017

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