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LOOK: Thousands ride against bigger motorcycle plates

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 09:54 AM March 24, 2019
LOOK: Thousands ride against bigger motorcycle plates

Riders from different motorcycle groups gather at the People Power Monument at the corner of Edsa and White Plains Road on Sunday morning, March 24, 2019, before the start of their Unity Ride against bigger license plates. INQUIRER.NET / FAYE ORELLANA

MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of riders from various motorcycle groups joined on Sunday the Unity Ride against discrimination and double big plates.

President Rodrigo Duterte recently signed Republic Act 11235, or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act of 2017, that mandates motorcycle riders to have bigger plates at the front and back of their bikes.

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The law also aims to solve the riding in tandem crimes around the metro.

READ: Duterte signs law requiring bigger color-coded license plates for motorcycles

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However, motorcycle groups said bigger plates on their bikes would pose danger to them and the public.

They also say that the law discriminates against motorcycle riders. /cbb

LOOK: Thousands ride against bigger motorcycle plates

Riders from different motorcycle groups gather along White Plains Road on Sunday morning, March 24, 2019, before the start of their Unity Ride against bigger license plates. INQUIRER.NET / FAYE ORELLANA

LOOK: Thousands ride against bigger motorcycle plates

Riders from different motorcycle groups gather at the People Power Monument at the corner of Edsa and White Plains Road on Sunday morning, March 24, 2019, before the start of their Unity Ride against bigger license plates. INQUIRER.NET / FAYE ORELLANA

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