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Senator Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III wants to impose stiffer penalties on those found guilty of reckless imprudence and negligence. Pimentel has filed Senate Bill No. 118, which amends Article 365 of Act No. 3815–otherwise known as the Revised Penal Code–and includes longer prison terms on cases involving damage to properties …

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Following President Rodrigo Duterte‘s recent remark that the only campaign promise he made during the 2016 presidential election that he has yet to deliver is to solve the traffic on EDSA, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of the proof-of-parking space bill as an alternative to ease traffic …

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The Senate has passed the final reading that would protect young children and infants from serious injuries and deaths  caused by road accidents and adult negligence. Senate Bill 1971, or  the “Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act” was authored and sponsored by Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejecrcito. It got a unanimous …

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Anyone who has traveled around would probably have long stories to tell about their experiences with restrooms in the Philippines. Of course, we’d like to think that they’re good ones worth remembering, but unfortunately, most of them are enough to make a person’s skin crawl. The good news is that …

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On Monday, July 25, the Senate passed on third and final reading a bill that requires motorcycles and scooters to use bigger license plates. Senate Bill No. 1397, also known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act of 2017, hopes to curb criminality and ‘riding-in-tandem’ instances through the easier identification of …

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Senator JV Ejercito has filed two bills just as the United Nations’ Global Road Safety Week wraps up this weekend: Senate Bill (SB) 1446 or the  Anti-Overloading Act of 2017, and SB 1447, or the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act of 2017. Under SB 1446, overloading a public utility vehicle is considered …

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