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Did You Know: Only 57% of buses passed MMDA smoke-belching test

According to the First Quarter Report of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, 1,882 passenger buses were inspected and tested during the smoke-belching operations of the agency. Of the figure, 1,068 buses passed while 814 others — that, 57 percent passed while 43 percent failed. During the same period last year, 921 vehicles were tested and […]

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Man killed in 18-vehicle pileup in Pasig

A motorcycle rider died while two other people were hospitalized after a driver lost control of his 10-wheel truck which hit a sport utility vehicle, triggering a chain reaction that led to an 18-vehicle pileup. The crash happened at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday on the northbound lane of the C-5 Ortigas flyover in Barangay Ugong, Pasig […]

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Metro traffic becoming health hazard for pinoys—NGO study

Traffic congestion in Metro Manila is now a critical health issue for Filipinos, an environmental group said in a statement on Wednesday. This was revealed by a study conducted by Kaibigan ng Kaunlaran at Kalikasan (KKK), a non-government organization that advances sustainable development by providing science-based research to policy makers. “Not only is this costing […]

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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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1 dead, 3 hurt in Payatas road smashup

A man was killed and three others were injured in a four-vehicle collision early Wednesday morning in Payatas, Quezon City. Traffic Sector 5 of the Quezon City Police District identified the fatality as Carlos Arca, 39, who was on a motorbike on Payatas Road around 5:30 a.m. The investigation showed that an Isuzu dump truck, with Roberto Tapang Jr. behind […]

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Riders crushed by truck’s heavy cargo

A warehouse man and his teenage nephew were killed in Antipolo City on Wednesday evening after a trailer truck carrying metal scraps flipped over and crushed them. The bodies of Bobby Pamilar, 38, and Kyle Pamilar, 17, were found hours after during a clearing operation as no one was apparently aware that they were under […]

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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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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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Peter Lim’s brother sued for motorcycle rider’s death in Cebu City

CEBU CITY — A criminal complaint was filed on Tuesday against the younger brother of Cebu businessman Peter Lim whose Nissan GT-R sports car rammed a motorcycle and killed its rider at the Archbishop Reyes flyover in Cebu City. The complaint of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and damage to property was lodged at the […]

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Fish dealer killed in vehicular crash with Cebu car racer

CEBU CITY—A fish dealer was killed after the motorcycle he drove crashed into a sports car driven by the younger brother of Cebu businessman Peter Lim around 3 a.m. on Saturday. Philip Pogoy, 26, and a resident of Mandaue City, was rushed to the Cebu City Medical Center along Natalio Bacalso Avenue here but did […]

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Aug 16, 2017

Last week’s Inquirer Motoring provided a lot of details about Honda’s latest model, the recently unveiled CR-V. The big

Aug 16, 2017

Tom Matano, the man many call Mr. Miata and one of those credited with bringing the now-iconic little car