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What are the Benefits of Using Electric Vehicles in the Philippines?
Believe it or not, there has been an uptrend in the usage of electric vehicles in the Philippines, especially in Metro Manila. Major cities have stepped up to provide value in transportation, particularly in urban areas and business districts where there is a higher demand for point-to-point transportation. Given this, the major question right now is whether electric vehicles are now the best way to go. Here’s a quick guide that will help you decide if you should make the shift or not.
What is a Hybrid Car?
With the evolution of technology nowadays, there have been various advancements in the transportation world. One of the recent and trending ones is the hybrid car. In this article, we will be discussing what a hybrid car is, the types of hybrid cars, and their advantages and disadvantages. This will definitely help you with your next planned car purchase!
9 Reasons Why Car Insurance is a Must-Have for Every Driver
Admit it or not, most people take insurance for granted. Some think that it’s only a waste of money especially since unwanted accidents have very little chance to happen when in fact, you’re paying for a year’s policy. You may not see its importance right now but shouldering the premium will not only secure your vehicle but you and your loved ones as well.
Shifting to the Single Ticketing System for Traffic Violations
Have you ever experienced being fined in one city of Metro Manila but living in another one? This meant that you have to settle everything in the area where you were caught. For some, they even had to take leaves from work since it’s only on weekdays that these government offices are open. Such a hassle on both time and effort, right?
The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Car Insurance: Everything You Need to Know
If you are a new car owner, you will never know when an accident will happen. That is why you should have insurance as it keeps your finances safe when an accident happens. When purchasing a new car, there are several things to think about, with price being one of the most crucial. We don't simply refer to the purchase price or the recurring payments; we also refer to the ongoing expenses, including insurance.
How To Extend The Life of a Vehicle
Buying your dream car is one thing but service and maintenance are another thing. Believe it or not, the cost of doing these things takes a toll on the pocket, but will always be a necessity. However, there are ways to lessen the cost you’ll face, and that’s by taking care of your vehicle and ensuring that it is in a pristine state.
What is the difference between Third Party Liability and Comprehensive Car Insurance?
What’s next after purchasing your dream car? Some might think that preventive maintenance services would be the next game plan as they go through the months of owning it. However, there’s a step in between that is critical after your actual purchase, and that’s insurance. Compare it to having a fire extinguisher at your house. You hope that you won’t use it along the way, but should be a necessity just in case you face an emergency.
An Ultimate Guide To Things To Do In Case Your Car Gets Flooded
Wherever you are, if Mother Nature decides to surprise us with the deadliest weather, there’s nothing that we can do. Although the actual calamity is unavoidable, it is essential to familiarize yourself with the aftermaths of it. One of the problems that most people face during this time is destroyed cars due to flooding. Here’s a quick guide on how you should go about should you encounter this problem.
How to Make Your Car Engine Rat-free
You might not notice it but rats are one of the most cunning rodents out there. They will settle in any dark area near any food source just to survive, including your car. People might see this as a harmless act but in reality, rats making out a home in your car engine is detrimental to your components.
A Beginner’s Guide on How to Parallel Park a Car
For beginners, or even those who have been driving for years already, parallel parking a car is one of the most challenging things to do. The primary reason behind this is that it requires a lot of practice with all of the technicalities that come with it. The driver should have the patience and skills to get the correct angles when parking in a particular spot.
A Detailed Guide on Where to Buy 2nd Hand Car in the Philippines
With more financial constraints brought about by the pandemic, it’s always an option to come up with ideas that will lower one’s expenses. Cars have become a necessity, both addressing convenience and safety, but it’s never in question that the cost of purchasing one is high.
What is PMS in Car?
Whenever we buy gadgets or anything mechanical, our main goal is for it to last for a long time. This is primarily for the reason that their usual price should compensate for the investment that we have done. Just like any of our digital assets, our car should also display stability and durability. To be able to achieve this, we must also do our part in sustaining its performance through the Preventive Maintenance Schedule (PMS).
A Beginner’s Guide to LTO Online Driver's License Renewal and Registration
If you take a look outside there’s one thing you’re almost always guaranteed to find : cars. Almost every household has someone who can drive a car, and for good reason too! Being able to drive truly brings a lot of convenience to one’s life.
Is It Bad to Turn Off Car Engine Immediately After Parking?
Cars are wonderful machines, most of the time being used to get from point A to point B the fastest. Behind its glamour and sometimes tough exterior, it requires gentle and delicate handling by the one driving it. Such TLC can extend a vehicle’s life drastically, and in turn allowing it to be used for a longer period of time.
Safety First: The Crucial Duties of a Car Owner Through Safeguard Duty
As a car buyer, what are the ideal specs that one is looking for in a car? Is it a car that's big? A small car? A vehicle that can drive through mountains? or just that typical city car that the owner can peruse around the city? Most of the people who buy cars usually check on the interior design or the car's exterior look.
Best Payment Option for You When Buying a Car
We use our cars to get to work or go on road trips. Because of this, we have seen an increasing demand for them in recent years. Usually, many people would want high-quality, comfortable, and affordable vehicles. However, there are hundreds of options in the market.
Knowing Your Wheels: Differentiating SUV, AUV, and MPV
For many of us who might be on the lookout for a car, the choices can be overwhelming. There are several car companies in the country and each of them sells a wide variety of vehicle models. With this many options, it is certainly difficult for us to choose a car that will work best for us. And so, it would be helpful to consider what type of car most Filipinos purchase.
Step by Step Guide to Insurance Claims for Flooded Car
Natural disasters such as typhoons and storms that come without notice can destroy properties. Other than houses, cars are also affected by these catastrophic events. When cities and towns are submerged from the flood, it can cause extensive damage to your automobiles.
Flooded Car? Here Are The Things You Should Do if Your Car Gets Caught in A Flood
From Quinta to Ulysses, several parts of our country experienced flooding and there are many trending posts on social media about making their vehicles float to avoid flooded car damage. But, what if you haven’t thought of that trick and your car was submerged in the flood? What are the things that you should do?
Guide on how to get Autosweep and Easytrip RFIDs
RFIDs are being required because of the pandemic. This is to promote a cashless payment system and to lessen interactions between the driver and the toll booth attendant. It also aims to shorten the lines for faster travels. With this in mind, here is a quick guide on the process of getting Autosweep and Easytrip RFIDs.
Why Do You Need Car Insurance Participation Fee
When you got into an accident and you have already filed your claims, you first need to proceed with your participation fee payment before your insurer will handle the rest of the claim value. But have you ever thought about why you need a car insurance participation fee? What is it for and why is it important? Let us find out in this article!
LTO Reviewer (Tagalog)
Kung gusto mo makakuha ng lisensya para ikaw ay makapagmaneho, kailangan mong maipasa ang LTO driving test. Ang LTO driving test ay binubuo ng actual na driving test at isang written na driving test. Upang makapasa at makakuha ka ng lisensya, kailangan mong maipasa ang parehong pagsusulit.
Things you need to know before taking the LTO Exam
All aspiring driver’s license holders in the Philippines must undergo an application process that includes taking driving exams. But before that, one should apply first for a student permit. This permit allows practice driving through private lessons with a licensed driver or by enrolling in a driving school.
Most Commonly Ignored Road Signs and Why It Shouldn’t Have Remained Ignored
Road signs exist to maintain regulation and provide information to motorists. They also aid in keeping motorists and pedestrians safe in the road. Road signs in the Philippines can be categorized into three: (1) regulatory road signs (2) warning road signs, and (3) information road signs.
How to Get Your Car Blessed in Antipolo and Manaoag
So you got a new car. What now? Well, for Catholic Filipinos, one of the first things to do upon getting a new car is to have it blessed. There are several parishes offering car blessings in exchange for voluntary donations. Two of these parishes are the Antipolo Church and the Manaoag Church.
Car Blessing in the Philippines
It’s legitimate. Car blessing is a thing practiced here in the Philippines.Well, in other places around the globe actually, especially those believing in Christian or Catholic teachings. The Catholic Church even devoted a chapter on how to administer the blessing on inanimate objects that serve man’s needs.
Change in bus routes under GCQ
Metro Manila transitioned to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) last June 1, and so, companies are starting to go back to normal, or at least, to a “new normal.” With that, a few modes of public transportation including the MRT, LRT, and the P2P buses started operating
How to be a SaferDriver
Every time you take full control of the steering wheel, a big responsibility lies in your hands. That is why you should be a responsible driver. Dealing with lots of other drivers, pedestrians and even cyclist. Even if you think you're already a pro, there is always a room for improvement. And to help you become a safer driver, we prepared some tips for you. Practice Practice makes perfect, and when you practice driving more conscientiously, you become a safer driver. Practicing improves your skills in driving. You’ll be able to learn more things when you frequently practice driving.
Embrace the Art of Eco-Driving with These Steps
The world's natural grace and beauty are diminishing. Its resources are continually dwindling because the population of the Earth keeps on exploding. Pollution is everywhere, and there’s not much that people can do to reverse the negative impacts it is bringing to the world. Or so we think?
How to Avoid Car Accidents
Sometimes, there are instances or unlucky chances when you get into an accident. You may very well loathe these instances and you can almost think to yourself that things could have gone better. If you want to maximize the chances of being safe from an accident, take our tips:
How To Determine Car Registration Expiration
Car registration is considered to be one of the most intimidating and complex procedures of owning a new car, for the first time or even for the nth time. Luckily, most of the car dealers offer car registration to their shoppers as part of their contract of service which for most is no charge.
What does kilometer post mean
Have you ever heard of a kilometer post? Or have you ever seen one maybe? It may be tough for some to know what a kilometer post is and reading it can be even more challenging. We've become so dependent on technology and the internet that we don't really pay attention to obsolete ways of navigation.
License Renewal in Philippines
Renewing a driver's license has never been these easy. You can get your driver’s license within an hour. Because of the advancement in technology, the renewal process has improved so much. Yes, the LTO has entered the cyberspace too (just like other government departments such as the DFA).
Cleaning Different Types of Steering Wheels
When cleaning out any vehicle, most owners tend to forget to clean the steering wheel for a variety of reasons. While a lot tend to procrastinate in cleaning their steering wheels properly; there are a lot who don't clean their steering wheels using the right materials and the right way
How to Maximize Fuel Efficiently
These days, the prices of goods and services are continued to increase. And the price of fuel is not an exception. The price of gas increases almost every day. There are sometimes that there are rollbacks,but its effect is not often felt. Fuel efficiency is not an option today.
How to Deal with Christmas Rush and Avoid Traffic
Holiday is fast approaching. A lot of Christmas shoppers are now busy wandering from one mall to another to find the perfect Christmas gifts.And during this times, we experience so much traffic which is often referred to as “Christmas rush”. And for us, the word traffic is affiliated with the word frustration and annoyance. That is why; we’re here to help you deal with the irritating traffic and Christmas rush.
What Would Happen if you Flee from a Traffic Enforcer on Duty
Here in the Philippines, various social media platforms areriddled with videos displaying personas not respecting traffic rules. Parking on designated “no parking zones”, going straight through on a one-way street and many more to list. This lack of discipline creates havoc and nuisance to daily commuters and car owners alike
What You Must Know About Plate Issuance
The Land Transportation Office or LTO takes charge of the releasing of new license plate numbers. You need a plate issuance to drive the streets and roads of anyplace in the Philippines. These concerns may not seem as urgent as a flat tire or overheating engine, but the plate numbers are significant as well. It serves as the identification of your vehicle, that's why the law requires it.