‘Sandwiching’ kids in motorcycle unlawful

With the implementation of Republic Act 10666 or the Children’s Safety on Motorcycles Act, children will not be allowed to ride a motorcycle if they are just tightly squeezed in between two people.

In this report, Road Safety Journalism Fellow Miguel Dumaual discusses the conditions set by law before children can be allowed on motorcycles.

Watch his report here: http://news.abs-cbn.com/video/news/05/18/17/batas-...


This story, which first aired in Bandila, was produced under the Bloomberg Initiative Global Road Safety Media Fellowship implemented by the World Health Organization, Department ofTransportation and VERA Files.

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