MANILA – The House of Representatives on Monday authorized motorcycles as public utility cars (PUVs).
House Bill 8959, which allows and regulates motorcycles for public shipping, becomes permitted by using 181 lawmakers on third and final studies.
House Committee on Transportation Chairman Cesar Sarmiento explained but that the invoice wishes a Senate counterpart.
“In thus far as we’re involved, nagawa na namin on 3rd analyzing, Dapat sa Senado meron din comparable measure amending the Land Traffic and Transportation Code na kino-consider na Yung bikes for rent as a public utility,” Sarmiento stated.
As of now, the law would not allow motorcycles to accept franchises, Sarmiento defined.
The bill may also require the operators of motorcycles-for-rent coverage for the driver, rider, and 1/3 party.
Italsoy mandates the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to set and modify the fares, cost,s, and other essential operations charges.
The invoice also gives penalties for erring motorcycle-for-lease operators.
Motorcycle experience-hailing platform Angkas had lobbied for the invoice’s approval, saying motorcycles offer a quicker approach of shipping for the general public.
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Angkas additionally said that lots of bike riders rely on the platform for their livelihood.
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