The agency flagged a good number of violators along EDSA yesterday
Yes, the restrictions for pillion riding have eased up over the past couple of weeks, but riders must keep in mind that there still are minimum requirements that need to be met.Even if backriding shields are no longer required for some,
Good news, riders
Effective August 19, 2020, the National Task Force (NTF) for COVID-19 has issued new guidelines for pillion riders in areas placed under general community quarantine (GCQ), which includes Metro Manila and its neighboring provinces. Now, riders living in the same house
“Mag-iingat po kami like always”
Motorcycle-based ride-hailing and delivery service Angkas is stepping up the game with free rides for healthcare workers. The motorcycle-taxi service will be rolling out this program starting today, August 8, until the modified enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila
We give it a quick shakedown
Social media is flooded with comments, analysis, and critical remarks about the backriding shields that have been approved by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, for the use of couples and domestic partners riding a
Another sector is voicing concern
More sectors are coming out in the open to express their objection to the mandatory backriding shields required by the government, based on claims that it will prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.The latest to contradict the government's claim
Heads up, riders
The commotion surrounding the issue of pillion-rider protective shields doesn't look like it'll die down anytime soon, as groups and individuals objecting against the policy continue to come forward.Just a few days back, even the Motorcycle Development Program
The policy is set to be implemented on July 26
The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA) has finally come out in the open to oppose the controversial rider's barrier policy set to be implemented by the National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 on July 26, or six days from
The specs and materials used will be made available to the public
It's official: The protective shield designed by motorcycle-taxi company Angkas has been given the thumbs up by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.In a statement, Angkas said the approved design was the
The IATF should take a look at this
As the debate on the proper and safe design for a pillion-rider protective shield heats up, a Filipino-owned company specializing in car accessories has come up with its own version that is now trending on social media.Shark Philippines is
The government official makes a statement
In an interview with veteran broadcaster Jay Taruc, Bohol governor Arthur Yap, the government official who proposed the controversial motorcycle shield design, advised stakeholders to wait for the final approval of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging
This takes effect tomorrow, July 10
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) had stood firm in prohibiting backriding or pillion riding over the past several months of community quarantine, but this week, it appears the agency had a change of heart regarding the matter.During
A party-list solon is the latest to propose this to the IATF
It seems the pronouncement by President Rodrigo Duterte to uphold the ban on 'backriding' or pillion riding hasn't been enough to put the issue to rest. In fact, more government officials are joining the bandwagon in pushing for its partial liftingAng
We’re itching to hear President Duterte’s reaction on this
Iloilo governor Arthur Defensor Jr. obviously missed President Duterte's pronouncement last June 5, 2020, by a whisker.Yesterday afternoon, or a day after Duterte upheld the ban on pillion riding, the local official revealed an underbone motorcycle specially equipped with a
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