traffic-related death

College student running away from dog dies after being hit by car

MANILA, Philippines — A 20-year-old college student died last Friday, Jan. 4, after a car ran him over as he and three friends were running away from a dog chasing them in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…