Driving 101: Common Traffic Violations and How to Avoid Them

Written by Carsada
January 17, 2023
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common traffic violations

Whether by accident or intentionally, even the most seasoned drivers can find themselves committing traffic violations. In fact, back in 2016, a total of 209,830 traffic violation incidents had been recorded in the National Capital Region alone. Moreover, according to the Metro Manila Accident Recording and Analysis System (MMARAS), recurring traffic violations may be attributed to human error.

However, it’s important to remember that traffic rules and regulations are set to not only maintain order out on the road but also keep us safe. They help us avoid collisions and other accidents, and even decongest roads.

Common Traffic Violations infographic

It’s a good habit to review the lessons you’ve learned in driving school, especially those that are meant to protect you and other drivers. This infographic lists five of the most common traffic violations in the Philippines.

Remember – deliberate disobedience on the road not only results in tickets to pay, but may also place you and other drivers in harm’s way. Use this as a refresher to re-learn the most common traffic violations and how to avoid them! With more and more cars entering the streets every year, all motorists need to be reminded of the role they play in the issues surrounding traffic in the Philippines.


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