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Grab Philippines celebrates Road Safety Month, launches first “Ka-Grab Safety Ambassador Boot Camp”

Grab Philippines celebrates Road Safety Month, launches first “Ka-Grab Safety
Ambassador Boot Camp”

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Grab Philippines launches its first Ka-Grab Safety Ambassador Boot Camp for 150 Grab drivers and delivery-partners in the newest Grab Driver Training Center in Marikina City.

In celebration with this year’s Road Safety Month themed “Drive Safe: Kalsadang Ligtas, Happy
Ang Lahat” Campaign, the Ka-Grab Safety Ambassador Boot Camp offers training and
educational program for drivers and delivery-partners with the support of road safety experts
and government agencies such as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA),
Highway Patrol Group (HPG), and the Land Transportation Office (LTO).

Based on data from the Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS), in
2020 alone—cars and motorcycles accounted for the majority of the 65,032 traffic-related
incidents recorded in Metro Manila.

Reinforcing Grab Philippines’ ongoing commitment to road safety, drivers and delivery-partners
will get exclusive access to specialized road safety training and education programs, such as:

  1. Road Safety Webinars via Ka-Grab Kamustahan: Weekly for drivers and
    delivery-partners covering vital road safety topics such as:
    a. Road Safety and Defensive Driving: Experts will share important pointers on road
    safety and defensive driving to equip drivers with the necessary knowledge and
    prevent and avoid road accidents.
    b. Transportation Rules and Regulation: Essential traffic and transportation rules
    and regulations will be discussed to instill discipline among drivers and
    delivery-partners.
    c. Proper Behavior and Attitude on the Road: This session aims to help drivers be
    on their best behavior and practice road courtesy and proper driving demeanor at
    all times.
  1. Weekly quiz games through the Grab Academy: Ka-Grab Henyo: All active drivers
    and delivery partners, including Grab users can participate in a weekly quiz game on
    road safety. Exclusive prizes such as laptops, tablets, gas and grocery vouchers will be
    given to lucky winners of the Ka-Grab Henyo quiz games, which will be available in-app
    and on social media.
  2. Theoretical and Practical Training Sessions through the Ka-Grab Safety
    Ambassador Bootcamp: Open for all Grab driver- and delivery-partners, the year-long
    Training Boot Camp program will provide participants with road safety training, as well as exclusive perks and benefits for a year. Training sessions include Tactical Skills Training for delivery-partners, LTO Practicum Tests, and theoretical training sessions simulating different traffic conditions. Through this Training Boot Camp, Grab drivers and delivery-partners will undergo a 1-day comprehensive training with Road Safety Experts and become certified as a Road Safety Ambassador.

“Being on the road is central to Grab’s day-to-day operations, and we are optimistic that through
various road safety education programs, we are empowering our drivers and delivery-partners
to be road safety stewards within their communities while continuing to strengthen our ongoing
advocacy for a safer and and more efficient use of our thoroughfares,” says Grab Philippines
Driver Operations Head Wayne Jacinto.

For more information on Grab’s Road Safety Programs, visit
https://www.grab.com/ph/blog/driver/drive-safe-kalsadang-ligtas/.

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