Hold on tight, kiddo

After being passed into law in 2015, the Children's Safety on Motorcycles Act is now ready to be implemented.

Road Safety Journalism Fellow VJ Bacungan tells us what we need to know to about this law:





This story, first published on CNN Philippines, is produced under the Bloomberg Initiative Global Road Safety Media Fellowship implemented by the World Health Organization, the Department of Transportation and VERA Files.

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