A commuter group yesterday urged the Department of Transportations to strictly implement the anti-overloading law in school services this coming school year 2019-2020.
The Public Commuters and Motorists Alliance (PCMA) directly addressed it’s appealed to Land Transportation Office-National Capital Region-West Director Atty. Clarence Guinto following the opening of the school year on June 3, 2019 according to the Department of Education (DepEd).
We heard a lot of things LTO-NCR-West have been done especially in the implementation of traffic rules and regulation and we are hoping the agency would seriously look in this concerns before the opening of school year on June, said (PCMA).
“Sana po bigyan pansin ngayon pa lang ni Dir. Guinto ang concerns na ito dahil buhay at kaligtasan ng mga studyante ang sangkot dito, lalo na yung mga nasa grade school, at kinder garden, ingatan po natin ang mga kabataan na pag-asa ng ating bayan sa hinaharap,” said (PCMA).
We have plenty of overloading school services and it’s seems an ordinary pictures practice in the industry, said (PCMA).
“Under the law dapat kumbinyente ang mga estudyante na sumasakay sa mga school services papasok at pauwi ng kanilang mga bahay,” said (PCMA).
The (PCMA) is also calling the attention of the school services owners and operators to do it’s morale obligations by obeying the anti-overloading law to avoid any future accident.
In the last opening school year, many school service in Metro Manila had apprehended by the traffic enforcers violated the anti-overloading law.