Transport groups call it a phaseout, not modernization.
The number of road crashes involving motorcycles in Metro Manila has increased significantly by 92 percent from 2012 to 2016.
Road Safety Journalism Fellow Zhander Cayabyab presents the numbers, in line with the release of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act 10666 or the Children’s Safety on Motorcycles Act.
Watch his report here:
(1/2) Pag-angkas ng bata sa motor, bawal na; insidente ng motorcycle road crash, tumataas | via @zhandercayabyab pic.twitter.com/9vFnNGqXoB
— DZMM TeleRadyo (@DZMMTeleRadyo) May 20, 2017
(2/2) SPECIAL REPORT: Pag-angkas ng bata sa motor, bawal na; insidente ng motorcycle road crash, tumataas @DZMMTeleRadyo pic.twitter.com/z1WcvmbcKA
— Zhander Cayabyab (@zhandercayabyab) May 20, 2017
This story, which first aired in DZMM TeleRadyo, was produced under the Bloomberg Initiative Global Road Safety Media Fellowship implemented by the World Health Organization, Department of Transportation and VERA Files.