Events Archive

What is the D.R.I.V.E.R. Web Platform?

Starting in 2013, with support from the World Bank, the Department of Transportation (“DOTr”) began piloting an open-source, web-based platform – which, among other tasks, supported the creation of a digital, geo-spatially referenced and real-time database of road crashes.

Idea Hack 2017 Results & Awarding Set Today!

Launched last March 13, 2017, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) organized the IDEA HACK which challenges participants to create and develop solutions related to the improvement of quality of road crash data collection and reporting in the country.

DOTr & Grab Collabs for Road Safety in PH via Idea Hack 2017

It’s about time as the government taps open data and the private sector to support efforts to highlight road safety in the Philippines! Idea Hack 2017 The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and partner agencies gathered Filipino developers, IT and digital media talents, and road safety enthusiasts

#RoadSafetyPH Launched!

Representatives from the Department of Transportation (DOTr), Department of Health, Metro Manila Development Authority, and partner agencies have signed a landmark agreement to collaborate on the use of open data and software for nationwide road crash data reporting and analysis.

Why the Increased Concern on Road Safety?

According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), road traffic injuries pose a major public health problem and a leading cause of death, injury and disability globally.