Senate panel OKs motorcycles as public transportation

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate committee on public offerings accredited the day before these proposals to allow bikes as modes of public transportation. The panel permitted Senate Bills 2173 and 2180 in addition to Resolution 993 authored through Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto and Senators Joseph Victor Ejercito and Grace Poe, respectively.


The measures searching to lift the ban on-wheeled automobiles from transporting passengers. “We recognize that motorbike is an alternative mode of transportation, specifically going to the principle hubs of delivery,” stated Poe, chairperson of the committee, after she adjourned the hearing in Cabanatuan City Nueva Erica. The metropolis is considered the tricycle capital of u. S. Poe said the panel would release a file on the final model of the measure. She vowed to push for its approval before the 17th Congress ends. Poe said there might be a sturdy call for motorcycles to be made into public utility automobiles. Poe said as soon as the bill becomes a law, this doesn’t supply a blanket authorization to bike owners to register to app-based motorbike offerings. Ejercito vowed to push for the enactment of mandatory schooling for motorbike owners.

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