Gov’t OKs pillion riding without barriers for persons living in same household — Eleazar

Consuelo Marquez 08/18/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — The National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 has approved pillion riding without protective dividers if the persons are living in the same house as the government eased policies for areas under the general…

Cebu PB asks IATF to revisit need for ‘unsafe, impractical’ motorcycle barriers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Citing experts’ insights on motorcycle barriers being unsafe, the Cebu Provincial Board has joined the appeals for the national Interagency Task Force (IATF) to reconsider the requirement for allowing backriding among couples. In…

Backriding for couples now allowed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Pillion riding, or backriding, for couples is now allowed in Cebu City provided a safety barrier is installed in the motorcycle. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday, July 21,…

Motorbike barrier for pillion riding not a safety concern – DILG 

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 07/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local (DILG) on Friday allayed fears that the physical barrier for ‘backriding’ or pillion riding will pose safety concerns, noting this was approved by experts and even the…

‘Backride’ is back: IATF allowing pillion riding for couples starting July 10

Consuelo Marquez 07/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s task force against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will  allow pillion riding for couples with strict health protocols starting Friday, July 10, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año announced on Thursday, July 9, 2020.…

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