Main road in Pampanga used as parking lot, results in crashes

In 2010, the city of San Fernando in Pampanga issued an ordinance banning illegally-parked vehicles in its main thoroughfares including Jose Abad Santos Avenue, where 90 percent of the city’s road crashes occur.

Yet Road Safety Journalism Fellow Reiniel Pawid reports private vehicles and large trucks continue to violate the law, seven years into its implementation.

Watch his story here:

This story, first aired over Central Luzon TV-36, was produced under the Bloomberg Initiative Global Road Safety Media Fellowship implemented by the World Health Organization, Department of Transportation and VERA Files.

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