Sunday, July 10, 2011

Senate Bill 2790 : Speed Limiter's Act of 2011

Sen. Antonio Trillanes handed his proposal on limiting the speed of PUV's here in Metro Manila. This is due to its continuing accidents that involves PUV's more than any vehicles on the road.

As per Sen. Trillanes, his Senate Bill 2790 or "Speed Limiters Act of 2011" will reduce the accidents on the road. The Bill will mandate all the owner of PUV's to install a speed reducing device on their vehicles while the DOTC (Department of Transportation and Communication) will be the one to assigned to checked it.

Trillanes added that, "Considering that 78 percent of the population rely on buses, jeepneys, taxis, trains and tricycles for mobility, and 44 percent of road accidents caused by speeding, that is really quite alarming.".

The WHO (World Health Organization) research shows that about 2.4 million people died every year due to road accidents. While the Metro Manila average a 50 accidents everyday.

With this Bill, Trillanes know that it will be very effective and precisely will profit each and every one.


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