Senate begins probe on safety of PH land transportation Inquirer News #yaaass Senate of the Philippines begins its hearing on several measures calling for stricter regulation of land-based #transportation today. Invited in the joint hearing led by the Senate committee on public services were officials of the Department of Transportation, Land Transportation Office, Land Transportation Franchising… Continue reading Senate begins probe on safety of PH land transportation | Inquirer News
Listen how much young passengers notice about the way grown ups drive… There is no cargo is more precious than your child. Drive safe with your kids and bear in mind the 5s of Road Safety. Video Source
Photo Source In its Global Status Report on Road Safety 2015, the WHO said 53% of reported road traffic fatalities in the Philippines are riders of motorized two- or three-wheeler vehicles. Pedestrians make up the second biggest chunk of road user deaths at 19%, followed by drivers of four-wheeled vehicles at 14% and their passengers… Continue reading PH Road Traffic Deaths
According to a study made by University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, “the primary impact is between the vehicle and another object, while the occupants continue to travel forward at the precrash speed. Unrestrained occupants then come to an abrupt stop against the decelerating vehicle interior or the ground outside the vehicle. Restrained occupants collide… Continue reading Car seats are must-haves!
Is your child safe in your car? in 2015, a legislative bill has been filed at the House of Representatives requiring car owners with young children to install and use safety devices for their tiny passengers. Under House Bill 5815, or the proposed “Child Restraint Act,” it shall be unlawful for any adult accompanying a… Continue reading House Bill 5815:“Child Restraint Act
There is no law on protecting Filipino children with the use of child restraints and car seats. Road accidents are one of the leading causes of death not only in the Philippines, but also around the world. Currently, laws and regulations on road safety include prohibitions on jaywalking, over-speeding, reckless driving, drunk driving, and rules… Continue reading Philippine Laws on Road Safety
Road Safety in the Philippines: Country Report A Powerpoint Presentation by DOTC Assistant Secretary Dante M. Lantin during the Expert Group Meeting Seoul, Republic of Korea May 8-10, 2013 Dante M. Lantin, Assistant Secretary, Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), National Focal Point, Decade of Action for Road Safety: 2011- 2020 Photo Source