Children are the most vulnerable in the society. More than 500 children die per day due to road traffic crashes. A worldwide total of 186,300 road-related deaths have been documented worldwide. According to a study by Save Kids Lives, a campaign for road safety, these road crashes rank among the top four causes of… Continue reading

Importance of proper forward-facing child restraint installation

 Video Source Simulated crash tests show the importance of proper child restraint installation. Most parents don’t realize they need to use the top tethers for forward-facing child restraints. Attaching the top tether keeps the restraint from pitching too far forward in a crash putting children at risk of head or neck injuries. Tethers are key… Continue reading Importance of proper forward-facing child restraint installation

These road signs keep you safe on the road

Do you know what these common road signs mean? Published 8:00 AM, April 09, 2017 Katerina Francisco AH26. A marker for the AH26 (Asian Highway-26) route can be seen along EDSA. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Driving in the Philippines can be a test of patience and attention, as you have to keep your… Continue reading These road signs keep you safe on the road

Road crashes no “accident”

Road safety advocates in the Philippines and around the world want government, stakeholders and advocates to abandon the use of the word “accident” in referring to road crashes. Updated April 9th 2017, 11:44:08 am Sophia Monica San Luis of ImagineLaw The use of the word “accident” in referring to road crashes is so pervasive in… Continue reading Road crashes no “accident”