11 top causes of road accidents in the Philippines


Posted at Dec 14 2014 10:07 AM | Updated as of Dec 15 2014 08:44 PM

(Editor's note: This article was written by MoneyMax, the Philippines’ foremost online platform for comparing financial and telecom products and services, for ABS-CBNnews.com. Find out more at MoneyMax.ph)

MANILA, Philippines -- According to a report released by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), at least one person is killed in a road accident in Metro Manila for each day of 2013.

It means that in one year, more than 365 persons are killed in road accidents in Metro Manila alone. How much more in the whole country?

These days, it’s not enough that you follow traffic rules or practice safe driving. Yes, driving safely can greatly save your life and the lives of your passengers and pedestrians, but accidents are one of the things we cannot control in life. Every time you hit the road, your life and property are at stake.

And if you do not have comprehensive car insurance and life insurance plan, your life savings may be at stake too.

Find out the top causes of road accidents in the Philippines and around the world in this infographic prepared by MoneyMax.ph: