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Governor: Limo that crashed shouldn’t have been on the road

SCHOHARIE, New York — The supersized limousine that crashed and killed 20 people outside a country store failed a safety inspection last month and shouldn’t have been on the road, and the driver wasn’t properly licensed, New York’s governor said Monday. The state moved to shut down the owner, Prestige Limousine, as state and federal […]

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20 killed in New York limo crash

NEW YORK, United States – Twenty people have been killed after a limousine careened out of control in what investigators described Sunday as the most deadly transportation crash in the United States for nearly a decade. All 18 occupants of the SUV-style stretch limo died along with two pedestrians on Saturday afternoon in upstate New […]

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Prolonged idling of parked cars’ engines soon a no-no in San Juan

Soon, drivers who leave their engines idling when they park in San Juan City will be slapped a fine of P1,000. An ordinance filed and authored by Councilor Angelo Agcaoili has banned the idling of gasoline- or diesel-powered motor vehicles in the city for over three minutes. Idling means the engine of a parked vehicle […]

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Even low levels of air pollution could cause serious changes to the heart, finds new research

New United Kingdom research has found that even air pollution levels that fall well within U.K. guidelines could cause changes in the structure of the heart, similar to those seen in the early stages of heart failure. Led by Queen Mary University of London and part-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), the new study […]

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2 dead, 3 hurt in Quezon’s ‘killer highway’ crash

LUCENA CITY – Two motorists died while three others were hurt after three vehicles crashed along the diversion road, which motorists call “killer highway”, in Atimonan, Quezon early Thursday. Atimonan police head Chief Insp. Michael Encio said a truck driven by Manjo Bayanay lost its brakes while negotiating a descending section of the diversion road in […]

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Man shoots son twice for driving on wrong route

For shooting his 28-year-old son for taking the wrong route while driving, a man now faces charges of frustrated parricide and violation of the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition. Philip Agustin Cabrera, 51, was arrested by the police at his house on D. Varsity Street, East Fairview Subdivision, in Barangay Greater Fairview, Quezon City, […]

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Woman gets 2 to 6 years in jail for running over Ateneo student

The family of the late Julian Carlo Miguel “Amiel” Alcantara has finally found justice, closure, and forgiveness after a Quezon City Regional Trial Court convicted the woman who had hit and run over him at the Ateneo de Manila University parking lot eight years ago. In a 23-page decision promulgated on Dec. 8, Judge Cecilyn […]

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Driving long hours can make you dumber, study finds

People who have spent long hours behind the wheel knows that the task takes a physical and mental toll on the body. A study done by researchers from the University of Leicester in England has found that the seemingly menial chore can also decrease drivers’ brainpower. After observing more 500,000 subjects in five years aged […]

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DID YOU KNOW: 216 deaths in NCR road crashes in 6 months

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority’s Metro Manila Accident Recording and Analysis System recorded a total of 216 fatalities due to road crashes between January and June this year. Of the total number of persons killed, 111 were drivers, 22 were passengers and 83 were pedestrians. A total of 9,724 nonfatal injuries were also recorded in […]

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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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Oct 17, 2018

That's what the Land Transportation Office, under Francis Ray Almora, Director for Law Enforcement in the agency will have

Oct 10, 2018

Last weekend’s race proved to be on-the-edge-of-your-seat exciting that I just had to write about it again.

Oct 10, 2018

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