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Motorcycle Usage in the Philippines

Here in Davao and I would guess in all areas of the Philippines, the motorcycle is the most used type of motorized vehicle. This is because it is cheaper to purchase than a car and is able to travel in bad terrains where a car could not maneuver. Online I found statistics for 2006. In this year, the number of registered motorcycles was 2,409,363 whereas the amount of cars was 792,373. I do not know if this number includes...

A Meeting with a Motorcycle

In the past I have written about driving here in the Philippines. Driving here makes New York taxi drivers look like little old ladies in an Edsel. Well there is something new to comment about and that is Motorcycle Drivers here. I think they feel they are immortal. They drive any place they think they can fit even if at high speeds. They weave around traffic, drive between moving cars, on the right side, the left side and if...