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The Impact of Road Conditions on the Everyday Lives of Communities

All over the Philippines, the impact of road conditions on communities can be seen. It stimulates economic growth, brings people home to their families, and takes individuals to places where they need to go. Indeed, roads play a detrimental part in our growth as a country. In fact, the World Bank defines roads as the

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The Importance of High-Visibility Intersections

Drivers, pedestrians, and bikers all rely on clear intersections to safely get to where they’re going. However, with poor-quality intersections that are barely visible, it’s become dangerous for some people to cross the road. This is why it’s essential for roads to have intersections with improved visibility – because it can save lives. Pedestrians, bikers,

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Caring for Our Roads During the Rainy Season

Since 2020, the number of registered private vehicles has increased. The growing number of cars on the road has led to traffic getting worse. This is especially evident during the rainy season when drivers and motorists must brave improperly maintained roads amidst the threats of floods. During the rainy season, road repairs are put on

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A Guide to Understanding Philippine Road Hump Regulations

Road humps are an essential part of road safety and are used as a calming measure for traffic. The purpose of road humps is to slow down drivers in areas that may have a high volume of pedestrians such as residential areas, schools, and hospitals. In the Philippines, an ordinance has been implemented to give

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Improving the Quality of Provincial Roads in the Philippines

The quality of provincial roads plays a crucial part in the inclusive growth of the Philippines. Numerous studies across the globe have shown that the creation and maintenance of good road networks can improve a country’s growth and development. Poor infrastructure can hinder the development and growth of a country due to it being one

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Navigating Traffic Signs and Symbols in the Philippines

Whether you’re driving through a well-established road like EDSA or driving through small provincial roads, road signs play a critical role in keeping road users safe. Take for example how drivers need the reflective one-way hazard markers to ensure that they slow down enough to make a tight turn; bikers have to know if their

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The Most Walkable Cities in the Philippines

In the quest to create more pedestrian-friendly cities in the Philippines, we first need to understand what a walkable city is. A walkable city is an area that has been designed for the benefit of pedestrians. This may be accomplished by making wider walkways, creating small business areas where an individual’s necessities can be met,

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The Different Types of Road Cracks and How They’re Formed

In the Philippines, the weather can go from sunny to rainy in just a matter of seconds. This type of polarizing weather can affect roads and create different types of road cracks. These road cracks can be detrimental to pedestrians and motorists alike, and with the increasing number of vehicles in the Philippines, it’s best

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The Different Kinds of Road Markings and What They Mean

Constructing roads and highways requires you to ensure the safety of motorists and pedestrians. You can do this by using high-quality materials and expert road line marking techniques. These will allow you to build roads that are up to standard and will last a long time. Aside from constructing well-paved highways, one of the best

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Cold or Hot Mix Asphalt: Which One to Use in Repairing Potholes

A pothole is one kind of damage that usually happens on asphalt surfaces. It is characterized by a bowl-shaped depression on the road or walkway where the asphalt and its binder have weakened. The Danger of Potholes Potholes are one of the contributors to the poor road conditions in the Philippines. This type of road

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