Articles about Crime Prevention

The Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act is “seriously flawed and discriminatory”
Rider clubs, motorcycle manufacturers, and other stakeholders have been invited to join
To suspend or not to suspend: This must now be the dilemma of Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante after his agency was given instructions by President Rodrigo Duterte last week to temporarily shelve the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235,
“I believe napasubo lang ang Presidente. I would give him the benefit of the doubt”
Senator Richard Gordon is breathing fire! Yesterday, he made the rounds of radio stations to air his side after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his plans to suspend the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act,
He wants to drop the ‘front license plate’ clause and lower the prescribed penalties
President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to suspend the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.In his speech during the 25th National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs of the Philippines (NFMCP)
LTO chief to lead nationwide consultation on ‘doble plaka’ law on April 12
While the June 2019 deadline for the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235-aka the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act-is fast approaching, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) are working overtime to come up with a win-win solution for this
“The conduction-sticker decal is a good option”
Apparently, they're all singing the same tune now.Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante assured the eight million owners of registered motorcycles in the country that metal won't be used in the production of front motorcycle license plates.Along
This may change the negative impressions people have of motorcyclists
Believing there's strength in numbers, officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Angkas, a motorcycle taxi company, have forged a memorandum of agreement to join forces in protecting communities against lawless elements.The PNP, under the leadership of Director
Relatives, officemates, police and military are exempted
After Mandaluyong City, now comes Caloocan City.Three councilors recently filed Proposed Ordinance 18-136 that seeks to prohibit two males from sharing a motorcycle ride in Caloocan, considered the country's 'motorcycle capital.'Councilors Rose Mercado, Marilou Nubla and Christopher Malonzo
Discussions now focused on front decal
If you're a motorcycle owner who's curious about the status of the proposed bill on bigger license plates for two-wheelers now pending in Congress, here's an update.According to an official of one of the country's biggest
Participants complain about shortage of stickers
To prove that he speaks the same biker's language, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde arrived at the Quirino Grandstand on a Honda CB1300 wearing complete riding gear.After he slipped into his police uniform, Albayalde joined some
Color-coded stickers for quick identification
If you're not hiding anything, then you have nothing to fear.This is the line of thinking of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in urging motorcyclists to get involved in the 'Campaign Plan: Clean Rider' which will be launched at 7am
‘Don’t make us a scapegoat for your shortcomings’
The distribution of locally-manufactured vehicle license plates by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has begun last month, and car owners are now singing praises.On the other hand, the fate of motorcycle license plates is still up in the air, and
As ‘force multipliers’ in promoting road discipline
As early as 4am, they started arriving in big groups at the Philippine National Police (PNP) grandstand at Camp Crame in Quezon City last March 19, 2018.Wearing reflectorized vests and club jackets, more than 1,500 drivers and riders coming from
Especially the dreaded 'basag-kotse' kind
It seems the criminals are back on the streets, many of them preying on belongings and gifts stacked inside parked cars.Probably out of desperation, several of those victimized by the so-called 'basag-kotse' criminals in shopping malls, wet markets, tiangges
‘Prepare a counterproposal instead of protests’
The leader of one of the biggest motorcycle groups in the country has cautioned other rider organizations against taking radical actions to counter controversial bills involving motorcycles now being tackled in Congress.Atoy Sta. Cruz, president of the Motorcycle Federation of the
Read his story
You might recall that in September 2014, we reported an online scamming incident in which the victim had been duped into depositing P20,000 to the bank account of the scammer, who had put out the bogus classified ad on OLX for
In Brazil, wrong navigation proved fatal
Traffic in Metro Manila is like entering Dante's Inferno: "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here." No one who encounters traffic leaves unaffected. It is a tiring, soul-sucking and depressing occurrence that a motorist never gets used to.And because
Be warned if you don't have a garage
If your house doesn't have a garage and you just park your car by the roadside, this news might cause you sleepless nights.Director General Ricardo Marquez, chief of the Philippine National Police, has advised car owners to avoid parking their
Pass them along to your loved ones
Car theft is a persistent problem in this country, and the Philippine National Police wants car owners to continue trusting that the authorities are doing their best to address it. In the meantime, the PNP has shared on its Facebook page "12
Know your rights
One of the speakers at yesterday's "Anti-Kidnapping Action and Prevention Forum" was a guy named Francis, a kidnap-for-ransom victim himself. He shared that he had been abducted by people pretending to be the police. Francis may just be
Stay safe, everyone!
Early this week, a disturbing photo taken along EDSA circulated in Twittersphere. Showing armed men alighting from vehicles and pointing guns at a fenced-in SUV, the picture had been taken in broad daylight--the screenshot showed 2:46pm as the time
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