RA 10913 - updates

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Anti-Distracted Driving Act to take effect again starting July 6

Jun 21, 2017 - 1:10 PM

The revised rules of the law have been published says the Department of Transportation paving the way for implementation

TRAFFIC EASED. The DOTr also sees traffic congestions mitigated since accidents will be prevented by the law. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

FAST FACTS: How other countries impose rules vs distracted driving

Jun 14, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Banning texting while driving or even just holding a phone? See how other countries impose rules to deter distracted drivers from going behind the wheel

DISTRACTED DRIVING. Countries around the world have their own rules to deter drivers from texting, calling, or using their phones while behind the wheel. Rappler photo

DOTr reviewing implementing rules of Anti-Distracted Driving Act

May 30, 2017 - 7:10 PM

This comes a week after the law was suspended due to confusion over its guidelines

REVIEW. The DOTr and other stakeholders review the implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act. Photo from DOTr

DOTr suspends Anti-Distracted Driving Act

May 23, 2017 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED Transport authorities will first focus on information dissemination as recommended by lawmakers in a House hearing following the confusion over the new law

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May 22, 2017 - 10:53 PM

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What is 'line of sight' under the Anti-Distracted Driving Act?

May 22, 2017 - 8:05 PM

No you can t mount your phone above the dashboard

Senators want Anti-Distracted Driving Act on hold

May 22, 2017 - 4:05 PM

They have made matters complicated when it is basically just about banning the use of cellphones while driving says Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito referring to the implementing rules

NO DISTRACTIONS. Distracted driving is finally prohibited under Republic Act No. 10913 starting May 18.

LTO to motorcycle drivers: 'You can't use phones on the road'

May 20, 2017 - 2:25 PM

The Land Transportation Office reminds motorcycle riders that they cannot use their phones even for navigation under the Anti Distracted Driving Act

NO PHONES. According to LTO Law Enforcement Service Director Francis Ray Almora, motorcycle drivers are prohibited from using their phones while on the road, even for navigation.

Rappler Talk: What is the Anti-Distracted Driving Act?

May 20, 2017 - 10:43 AM

According to a 2015 National Statistics Office report using cellular phones while driving has been one of the top causes of road crash incidents

Lawmakers want to require dash cams in PUVs, gov’t cars

May 20, 2017 - 9:30 AM

If the bills become law violators will face a maximum fine of P50 000 and or be penalized with a suspension of franchise

DASHBOARD CAMERA. Lawmakers want to require the use of dashboard cameras or 'dash cams' in all public utility vehicles, government cars, as well as emergency vehicles. File photo taken from niceguynic's video

Grab, Uber remind drivers to comply with Anti-Distracted Driving Act

May 19, 2017 - 8:09 PM

Drivers under Transport Network Vehicle Service companies rely heavily on navigational apps like Waze and Google Maps

NO DISTRACTIONS. Distracted driving is finally prohibited under Republic Act No. 10913 starting May 18.

What you need to know about the Anti-Distracted Driving Act

May 19, 2017 - 7:11 PM

UPDATED Republic Act No 10913 or the Anti Distracted Driving Act defines distracted driving as using telecommunications or entertainment devices while in motion or temporarily stopped at a red traffic light

NO DISTRACTIONS. Distracted driving is finally prohibited under Republic Act No. 10913 starting May 18.