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DILG to LGU: Proceed highway clearing, guarantee security of children attending in-person lessons


MANILA, Philippines — The highway clearing operations of the native authorities items (LGUs) ought to proceed to make sure the protection of kids as face-to-face lessons are anticipated to renew, the Division of the Inside and Native Authorities (DILG) mentioned on Friday.

In line with Inside Secretary Eduardo Año, LGUs should maintain highway security applications just like the highway clearing operations and the ban of tricycles in nationwide highways to attenuate accidents.

Año mentioned that a large chunk of the barangays proceed to comply with the decision to rid roads of obstructions — 38,690 out of the 41,365 barangays concerned within the operations or 93.53 % — as of information launched on Might 6.

“The Highway Clearing Ops and ‘no trike on nationwide freeway’ marketing campaign should be sustained. Hindi puwedeng ningas-kugon [We should not be good only at the start],” the DILG Secretary mentioned in an announcement.

“We urge our LGUs to proceed and maintain their successes to guard our kids from highway accidents, lalo na ngayong papalapit na ang face-to-face lessons [especially now that face-to-face classes are slated to resume],” he added.

Año mentioned that the enforcement of the ban on tricycles and pedicabs on nationwide roads is supposed to safe kids additionally, as these modes of transportation are sometimes utilized by college students going to and from their respective colleges

“Kadalasang tricycle ang sinasakyan ng mga bata sa pagpasok sa eskuwela kaya naman mahalaga na tiyaking ng mga LGUs na ligtas ang daan at sumusunod ang mga drayber sa mga limitasyon nila,” Año defined

(Youngsters going to high school normally use tricycles as a type of transportation that’s why it will be significant for LGUs to guarantee that roads are secure and that drivers observe their limitations.)

The outgoing DILG chief additionally referred to as on the newly-elected officers to formulate insurance policies that will guarantee roads are secure for folks, particularly kids.

“Because the inflow of kids journey on roadways going and again from their colleges, kids are uncovered to highway accidents. These insurance policies on highway security can save lives and scale back highway collision deaths and accidents,” Año famous.

Año’s assertion on highway security comes after the controversial challenge confronted by a sports activities utility car driver who bumped and ran over a safety guard in Mandaluyong Metropolis.

The proprietor of the car who can also be believed to be the one behind the wheel through the incident on June 5, was recognized as a sure Jose Antonio Sanvicente.  Final Wednesday, Sanvicente surrendered to the Philippine Nationwide Police (PNP) after calls from the police management to face the circumstances in opposition to him.

READ: Safety guard injured after hit-and-run incident in Mandaluyong | BREAKING: SUV proprietor concerned in Mandaluyong hit-and-run case surrenders 

Mandaluyong police not too long ago filed annoyed homicide and abandoning the sufferer fees in opposition to Sanvicente, who’s now not eligible to drive and maintain a driver’s license after the Land Transportation Workplace (LTO) revoked it. With reviews from Xander Dave Ceballos, INQUIRER.web trainee


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