We overheard that there are new bills that were passed recently, these are new road safety bills, Anti Distracted Driving Act and the Speed Limiters Act of 2016. The first one the Anti Distracted Driving Act. “Distracted driving is performing any of the following acts while driving a vehicle in motion or temporarily stopped at a red light”.
Such acts are using mobile device to text write send or read a text based communication, surf the internet compose messages etc is included.
There will be fines for violators. For the first offence PHP 5,000. second offence 10,000, third offence 15,000 together with suspension of drivers license. Speed Limiters Act of 2016 enforces the installation of Speed Limiters on selected Public Utility Vehicles. This act is for the safety of the people.