Da Pinoy and Road Manners

I recently got into a Facebook group comments section with the topic of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) regarding aftermarket lights, exhausts, horns, etc. It started with one complaint of a person who got traffic citations for his aftermarket blue corner lights and aftermarket exhaust on his scooter. He was basically saying that the LTO […]

The hypocrisy in the protest against the Anti Distracted Driving Law

In the Philippines, even the most basic courtesies and manners need to be legislated. It will likely require strong legislation to stamp out the world-renowned Filipino practice of public urination, for example. Perhaps too, there should also be harsh laws to penalise queue-jumpers, maybe even bozos who try to squeeze into trains before all disembarking […]

Road Courtesy – Pinoys do not get it

Christmas season is well under way. Malls are jam-packed, traffic jam….etc. It seems that the Pinoy nowadays has lots of disposable income. Whoever said that the Philippines is in poverty now? Makes you want to believe the guy in yellow shirt with the yellow ribbon on his collar? Inside malls and shopping centers, usually at […]

More Rolls-Royce cars soon to be stuck in Manila’s traffic jams!

Making headline news for many days now: Rolls Royce comes to the Philippines and it is expecting to sell about 20 cars a year in “Asia’s fastest-growing economy” according to Bloomberg. “There’s enough room for the luxury market in the Philippines (PHGDPYOY),” Rommel Gutierrez, president of the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc. […]