Close  

Isko bares fangs at drivers: No cutting trip, or else…

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 05:42 PM June 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines—Incoming Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso gave a preview of his iron fist policy against erring drivers of public utility vehicles, warning them they risked losing their franchises to operate if they did not stop cutting trips.

ADVERTISEMENT

Domagoso issued the warning some two weeks before he takes over the mayoral seat which he won by a landslide over pardoned plunder convict Joseph Estrada, who tried but failed to get another term as Manila mayor.

Domagoso said he would personally file cases at the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board against drivers who cut trips.

FEATURED STORIES

“If they want to continue working, they should not cheat on our people in Manila,” Domagoso said in an interview at city hall. “For the fare they pay, they should be brought to their destinations,” he added.

Cutting trip refers to the practice of drivers to unload their passengers at an area still far from their destinations to be able to quickly return and pick up new batches of commuters. (Editor: Tony Bergonia)

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: fare, franchise, Manila, mayor, Moreno, public utility, TRIPS
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.