- House of Representatives approved for final reading the House Bill 8419
- According to the proposed law, motorcycles should have larger plates
- However, the netizens had negative reactions to this
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The House of Representatives approved for third and final reading the House Bill 8419 which aims for Land Transportation Office (LTO) to release bigger plates for motorcycles. KAMI learned that the proposed law will be issuing plates that can be readable up to 12 meters.
219 members of the House approved the proposed law and no one opposed it. The LTO is also eyeing for a data base for those registered motorists to help if ever any investigation occurs.
Meanwhile, in a report by GMA News, the proposed law orders every motorcycle owners to give them notice five days after they have sold their motorcycles. The penalty for non-compliance will be P5,000 up to P20,000.
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However, the netizens have different reactions to the new house bill. Here are some of their comments on the Facebook page of GMA News:
“POTEK! hindi nyo pa nga na rerelease ang lumang plaka, may bago nanamang katarantadohan pinggagawa nyo”
“Atupagin nyo panu mabigay yung mga plaka ng mga nka temporary plate. Hanggang ngayon wala prin tpos gagawa pa kayo ng kalukohan”
“Maniniwala lang ako pag na-release na yung bagong plaka ng sasakyan namin, 2005 pa yun, bayad na.”
“Anong purpose? Asikasuhin nyo mna plaka ng kotse nmin, 4 yrs ng wala!!!!”
“Hehehe mag 4 years nko walang plaka pano yan? mag babayad ulit ako?”
“wahahaha.....yong maliit nga na plaka ng motor wala pa e ...tagal tagl na malaki pa kaya...ops d ako kontra sa LTO pero yong ang totoo.”
“ilabas nyo muna yung lumang modelong plaka na hindi pa nabibigay... bago nyo palitan... pera pera nanaman eh... bayad yun ng milyong sasakyan na nakarehistro...”
If ever the law will be passed, those who will not use the larger plates will be fined P5,000 for first offense, P10,000 for second offense and P15,000 for third offense with cancellation of driver’s license. LTO will be given 6 months to change the plates upon registration of the motorists.
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