Angkas to its bikers: Be respectful if apprehended
MANILA, Philippines — Motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas on Wednesday reminded its riders to be courteous and respectful if apprehended by authorities.
In a statement Wednesday, George Reyoca, Angkas head of regulatory and public affairs said that they will comply with the restraining order issued by the Supreme Court.
“We will comply with the TRO, and we will not prevent the LTFRB from apprehending our bikers but we will give assistance to our bikers under the confines of the law,” Reyoca said.
“In fact, we have instructed our bikers to comply with the authorities should they be apprehended and always be courteous and respectful of the officers,” he added.
Recently, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered traffic law enforcement agents “to apprehend and impound” Angkas motorcycles.
Immediately the next day, the board reported that traffic enforcers have started its apprehension of Angkas riders.
The regulatory board said several Angkas riders were stopped by traffic enforcers along Pasay Road corner Edsa and Ayala corner Edsa in Makati City for illegally offering motorcycle rides to the public
The Supreme Court has issued a temporary restraining order, which once again barred Angkas from resumings its ride-hailing operations in Metro Manila. /muf
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