Christmas is barely two months away! But sadly, as the calendar inches towards the much-anticipated holiday of the year, we can expect a spike in crime-related incidents as well. “In the past, crimes such robbery and theft as well as confidence games are highest during the “ber” months and the Christmas season,” an article from The Philippine Star says. Commuters, especially, need to exercise further caution, as public transportation-related crimes can be pretty common. While there are countless horror stories of bus or jeepney hold up incidents, you can never be too safe even in taxis as well. FN gives you a quick guide for keeping yourself safe inside a cab.
Read up on more travel safety reminders with these stories:
- Vehicular Villains: The people who make a bad commute worse (Part 1)
- Vehicular Villains: The people who make a bad commute worse (Part 2)
- Women on Wheels: What to do in a vehicular accident
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