‘No helmet’ tops road violations PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 September 2011 17:32

The City Police Office’s Traffic Section reported that “not wearing of helmet” remains the most common violation by motorcyclists based on their latest report submitted to Mayor Celso Lobergat.

The accomplishment report covering the period of September 10 -23, 2011  shows a total of 132 apprehensions involving motorcycle drivers and their backriders not wearing crash helmets.

Aside from not wearing helmet, 40 passengers jeepneys were held for loading passengers on prohibited zones.

Fifteen motorcycles were apprehended for violation of modified mufflers that create excessive noise.

Two motor vehicles were held for having no headlights while traveling on the street.

Six motorcycles were apprehended for improper display of plates.

A total of 106 vehicles were impounded and were issued TOP and citation tickets and 21 others are under investigation.

The continuous police operation against erring motor vehicles is in connection with the implementation of City Ordinance 248 and Republic Act 4136. — Dan Toribio Jr.