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The Land Transportation Office has its own Road Safety Interactive Center

The inauguration was held at its Main Central Office in Quezon City

This is just like 'Initial D' and 'Maximum Tune', but for adults. PHOTO FROM LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE

Last week, Department of Transportation secretary Art Tugade—along with Land Transportation Office chief Edgar Galvante—led the inauguration of the LTO’s Road Safety Interactive Center at the agency’s Main Central Office in Quezon City.

We wonder what's going on beyond the VR goggles. PHOTO FROM LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE

Located inside are simulators where visitors can practice their driving skills with cars (both manual and automatic) and motorcycles. There are also trivia games to help people familiarize themselves with such concepts as road signs, regulatory signage, and warnings.

It would be cool watching 'Formula 1: Drive to Survive' here. PHOTO FROM LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE

In the 4D mini theater, guests of all ages can watch videos on different topics such as child safety, teen driving, older drivers, pedestrian safety, vehicle theft prevention, and different kinds of public-utility vehicles.

Nope, the road-accident victim in the background is just for show. PHOTO FROM LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE

The Road Safety Interactive Center has a total of 10 stations:

  • LTO Historical Timeline
  • LTO Artifacts
  • Road Safety Campaigns
  • Edutainment Kiosk
  • Road Safety Interactive Goes
  • Virtual RoadAlity
  • LTO Online Mock Exam
  • Driving Simulators
  • Life-Size Road Accident Diorama
  • 4D Mini Theater

All of this was done as part of the government’s digital campaign to promote road safety. In case you’d like to try your hand on one of the driving simulators, the Road Safety Interactive Center will eventually be opened to the public.

Leandro Mangubat

Leandro is our staff writer. Although having a background in mechanical engineering, he enjoys photography and writing more.