Articles about House Bill

Sell a car, plant 10 trees, repeat
A carmaker plants 10 trees for every vehicle it sells. How does that deal sound to you? There's a chance this will soon be mandatory, as a bill stating exactly that has just been filed in Congress.House Bill No. 8337-
Should this pass?
There are laws in place to protect historical landmarks, buildings, and relics, so why not protect historical cars as well?This is the mindset House deputy speaker Wes Gatchalian had when he co-authored House Bill No. 8244, entitled An Act Regulating
Violators may face a fine of up to P500,000 and up to a year in prison
Not a fan of illegal street racing? Well, news flash: Neither are we. It's stupid, it's dangerous, and it's against the law. If you're stacked enough to afford a race car-be it a sports car or a
This will make investigations fair for law-abiding motorists involved in mishaps
Good news, motorists: In a recent hearing by the House Committee on Transportation, it was decided that two House Bills (HBs) that seek to protect law-abiding drivers from unfair rulings during road incidents will be consolidated.The two bills are House
We’re talking at least six months of jail time and a P100,000 fine
As the demand for delivery services skyrocketed in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it's inevitable that cases of order cancellations or bogus customers have increased alongside it. Fortunately, a new bill that seeks to protect riders in such situations
The Committee on Transportation has created a technical working group for this
Do you think we need better driver education here in the Philippines? If you do, then we have good news for you: The House Committee on Transportation has agreed to create a technical working group (TWG) to consolidate five pending House Bills (
Hotheads, beware
Here's a fair warning to potential hotheads behind the wheel: You might want to start working on that quick temper of yours because a bill seeking to severely punish acts of road rage has been filed in Congress.House Bill No.
“I want to be the first to undergo the Mandatory Driver's Re-education Program”
Last July 31, 2019, House Bill (HB) 3196-otherwise known as the "Mandatory Re-Education Program for All Motor Vehicle Drivers Once Every Five Years"- was filed by Representative Lorenz Defensor from the 3rd District of Iloilo. The bill seeks to mandate
Do you think this will be helpful?
Dashboard cameras, or dashcams as we call them, are undeniably helpful for motorists and law enforcers alike. In the event of an accident or a crime, footage from these recording devices can serve as supplementary evidence that can help authorities ensure the
Plus P10 per succeeding hour
It looks like more than a few lawmakers have had it up to here with our country's parking fees. Another bill has been filed in Congress with the aim of standardizing parking rates across the Philippines. House Bill No. 506, dubbed
The same goes for the use of hand-washing and drinking facilities
If you're someone who uses public transport regularly, you're probably used to saving up spare change for train, bus, or jeepney fare. You might also understand how it sucks to have to spend your last few coins to use the
Doesn’t quite roll off the tongue, does it?
Nobody likes having to remember such difficult names, and that's what nicknames are for-until they're changed, that is. Case in point: The North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), which we have come to know as 'Enlex,' will soon go by a
Are you courteous to our two-wheeled friends?
The Philippines just took another step toward making its streets more bicycle-friendly.House Bill 8911, otherwise known as the Minimum Overtaking of Cyclists Distance Act, has been approved in its third and final reading. Essentially, it makes overtaking bicycles in a
Hopefully no one gets special treatment
Do you feel that local transportation officials aren't in tune with the plight of working-class Filipino commuters? If your answer to this question is yes, then you're going to love this.According to a report by ABS-CBN News,
House Bill 8322 has been approved on second reading
A heads-up to motorcyclists: The House of Representatives has just approved House Bill 8322 on its second reading. The bill requires all motorcycle users to turn on their headlights at all times, day or night, while riding.Authored Rep. Mariano Michael
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