Motoring

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7 Smartphone Mounts For Your Car That Are ADDA-Compliant

On June 21, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) finally issued the implementing rules and regulations of the much-discussed Anti Distracted Driving Act (ADDA).Also known as the Republic Act No. 10913, the bill lapsed into a law during former President Aqui...

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Dino Mari Testa

Top Car Insurance Companies In The Philippines: 2017 Update

It’s wrong to think of a comprehensive car insurance as just another unnecessary expense. The blatant disregard of other motorists for traffic laws as well as harsh road conditions make it riskier for car owners to drive without protection.In case you’re i...

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Dino Mari Testa

DIY Car Care And Maintenance Tips That Will Save You A Lot Of Money

Is your car lacking some oomph? Does your interior have more stains than your heart? Are your headlights foggier than your love life?These inconveniences, albeit minor ones, don’t necessarily warrant a trip to the car repair shop. After all, who wants to she...

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Dino Mari Testa

Auto Excise Tax: Here's An Updated List Of Cars And Their 2018, 2019 Prices

The comprehensive tax reform package under House Bill 5636 will now be known as the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion bill, or TRAIN.The House just passed on third and final reading of the bill before the first regular session of the Congress adjourned...

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Dino Mari Testa

Commercial Vehicle Insurance In The Philippines: What You Need To Know

According to the Insurance Commission’s terminology, commercial vehicles are defined as cars with commercial value or can be used commercially but not necessarily used as a commercial vehicle.Under the IC’s terms, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), vans, pick...

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Dino Mari Testa

5 Habits That Are Just As Dangerous As Using Your Phone While Driving

The pundits were right, after all: If transport authorities want the Anti-Distracted Driving Act to achieve its noble goal of minimizing road accidents, they should look beyond communication devices.Studies suggest that calling or texting while driving mak...

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Diana Lyn Balbalosa

7 Kickstarter Products For Motorists That Would Be Safe To Use Under The Anti-Distracted Driving Act

Safety first is a universal truth, especially when you are on the road. You may have the skills and motorcar insurance to keep you and your passengers safe. But it’s also crucial to solve the dilemmas of most car owners, such as navigation and maximizing car...

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Anti-Distracted Driving Act: When People Tweet The MMDA And DOTr Their Questions And Get Straightforward Replies

So the Anti-Distracted Driving Act is now in full effect.The new law, which prohibits motorists from using "communication equipment and other electronic entertainment and computing gadgets" while in motion or temporarily stopped at a traffic light or intersect...

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Dino Mari Testa

Know The Penalties That Await Violators Of The Anti-Distracted Driving Act

It’s tempting to pull out your mobile phone, especially when you’re stuck in the middle of a nightmarish traffic jam, just to pass the time. While it may make sense to check your Facebook newsfeed or tweak your Spotify playlist while behind the wheel, thi...

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Dino Mari Testa

Road Safety: How To Protect Yourself Against Uninsured Motorists

Picture this: You’re driving your shiny car at a leisurely pace; nothing to fear since it’s night and traffic is nonexistent. As you cross an intersection on a green light, a speeding rider comes out of nowhere and T-bones your vehicle.While you’re unhar...

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