Practice driving in south drive prohibited
BAGUIO CITY – Acting on complaints as to road safety and traffics situation, Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week issued Administrative Order 78, s. or 2012 prohibiting the use of South Drive road as practice driving area.
The order is in consonance with the local government code of the Philippines which “mandates local governments to impose policies, rules and regulations and guidelines governing the implementation of projects and programs that result to the general welfare of the people.”
Accordingly, practice driving in South Drive road poses a serious threat to student drivers and the motoring public as it has resulted to heavy traffic flow in the area.
During the weekly media ugnayan, Mayor Domogan confirmed that the Baguio City Police Office Traffic Management Branch has validated the complaints through observation during various times of the day.
For the improvement of the traffic flow and road safety, thus, signages shall be installed by the City Engineer’s Office along the whole road stretch.
Strict implementation of the prohibition and apprehension of violators is also instructed to the BCPO-TMB. -juliegfianza