- The Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act will be fully implemented starting Feb. 2, 2021
- In the said law, children who are 12 years old and below will not be allowed to sit in the front seat
- If they would be seated at the back, then they need to be strapped to a car seat or a child restraint system
- The Land Transportation Office stated that it will not apprehend violators for at least the next three months as the agency will be focusing on information dissemination
Children 12 years old and below will be required to be put on car seats starting Feb. 2, when the full implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act, which was signed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in February last year.
GMA News reported that Robert Valera, the deputy director of the Law Enforcement Service of the Land Transportation Office said that the "Child restraints in cars are intended to keep a child firmly secured in their seats so that in case of sudden braking or collision, the child would not be fatally thrown away against the car interior or ejected from the vehicle."
He also noted that while the law will be taking effect this week, they will not be apprehending violators, but would focus on information dissemination for the next three months.
Some prominent personalities took to social media to contradict President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent speech. The President earlier addressed claims that his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, will run for presidency in 2022 election. In a statement during the inauguration of Skyway 3, he expressed that presidency is not for women. Celebrities like Angelica Panganiban, Karen Davila and Agot Isidro then contradicted the said statement.
Frankie Pangilinan once again made President Rodrigo Duterte the subject of her recent tweet. She reposted some photos of the politician where he was seen holding an identification card. The daughter of Sharon Cuneta also showed an up-close photo of the ID that the chief executive was holding. According to Frankie, she will go for “Oust Dela Cruz” after seeing the recent photo of Duterte.
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