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LTFRB to issue resolution to implement TRO vs Angkas

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 02:09 PM December 12, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to release a resolution to implement the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) that stopped a lower court’s ruling that allowed Angkas ride-hailing operations.

The LTFRB on Wednesday welcomed the SC’s issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO), which once again prohibited Angkas from doing its business.

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READ: SC temporarily stops Angkas operations

“In line with the TRO issued by the SC, the LTFRB will release a resolution ordering enforcers to implement the SC order and for ‘Angkas’ operators and bikers to cease and desist their service to avoid apprehension,” the LTFRB said in a statement.

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“Apprehension of ‘Angkas’ bikers will commence upon issuance of the LTFRB resolution within the day,” it added.

It also said: “We will remain faithful to our mandate in giving commuters a safe and efficient mode of public transportation.”

The Department of Transportation (DOTr), meanwhile, welcomed the SC’s TRO against Angkas operations.

It maintained that using motorcycles as a form of public transportation is considered unsafe.

READ: DOTr thanks Supreme Court for TRO on ‘Angkas’

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