DOTC leads motorbike caravan for road safety
News from Philippine Information Agency:

QUEZON CITY, Nov. 20 (PIA) — The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) led over the weekend the culmination of the motorcycle caravan for road safety dubbed as 2W Relay for a C.A.U.S.E. (Call to Action Towards Unity, Safety and Equality) at the Quezon Memorial Circle.

The motorbike caravan, participated by different motorbike associations nationwide, started in September and went around selected cities in the country, where programs advocating road safety were also held.

The DOTC said that caravan aims to raise the level of awareness of motor bike riders in the country on road safety and call on everyone, including the private sector, the national government, the local government units (LGUs) and the civil society to work together in reducing road accidents.

It particularly calls on LGUs to implement road safety measures such as training enforcers to be emergency responders; constructing and re-constructing pedestrian cross paths; putting road markings in schools, markets, and other strategic places where people normally congregate, and pass ordinances that promote road safety including the “no texting while driving,” “no drunk driving” and the like.

The caravan started in General Santos City in Mindanao Sept. 22 and traveled through 23 other cities in Mindnao, including Davao, Cagayan de Oro, and Iligan.

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