Proposed Law for a Safer Bike Ride in the City
Antonio Tinio, ACT Teachers party-list Representative, filed a bill to mandate motorists to keep a minimum distance of 1.5 meters when overtaking cyclists. A long-time cyclist himself, Tinio recognizes the dangers of biking in Metro Manila.
Tinio was quoted, "The passage of this bill is one way of encouraging more people to take up cycling for better health, contribute to a cleaner environment, and cope with the rising transportation costs in our country." Read the full article here.