This province’s capital, Bontoc town, has developed ecological sanitation parks, crushed glass and plastics into construction materials, and enforced a plastics ban to fulfill the conditions of a 2012 writ of kalikasan over an open dump that used to operate a hundred meters from Chico River.
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) suspended for six months the operations of the GV Florida Transport after it was found that one of its buses had faulty brakes, which resulted in the death of 14 passengers when it plunged into a ravine in Bontoc in February.
A court granted temporary freedom to the driver of the G.V. Florida bus that fell off a ravine in Bontoc, Mountain Province and killed 15 people, according to a radio report.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
This time around, it was the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) that was surprised when they visited a bus company’s garage on Thursday.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
An official of the Department of Public Works and Highways field office in Bontoc, Mountain Province, has dismissed as “unbelievable” the GV Florida Transport’s claim that poor road condition was to blame for the Feb. 7 fatal accident involving one of its buses, leaving 14 dead and 31 injured.