03 Aug 1,000+ Riders Apprehended For Not Installing Shield & Other Motorcycle Backriding Violations
Mga higala! A total of 1,350 motorcycle riders were apprehended all over the Philippines last Saturday, August 1, 2020, for back-riding without a protective shield and for violating other health safety protocols!
Strict back-riding rules against COVID-19 were officially implemented on the said day.
According to the Manila Bulletin, out of the 1,350 riders, 704 were apprehended for not installing shields while back-riding with their partners.
Meanwhile, 580 additional riders were detained for “failure to comply with the installation of barriers” while riding with someone other than their spouses or live-in partners.
Lastly, 66 riders were apprehended even though they installed motorcycle shields, for back-riding with individuals who are not their partners.
ICYDK, the penalties for these violations range from P1,000 to P10,000 depending on the number of the same offense committed.
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