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MMDA requires full-face helmets for motorcycle drivers, pillion riders

/ 11:52 AM August 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Motorcycle drivers and pillion riders are now required to wear full-face visor helmets under the general community quarantine, according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (as per instruction from the National Task Force against COVID-19.

“Ayon sa NTF COVID, required ang pagsuot ng helmet na may full-face visor para sa drayber at angkas ng motorsiklo ngayong GCQ,” it said in a Facebook post on Saturday.

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(According to NTF COVID, wearing helmets with full-face visor is required for drivers and pillion riders of motorcycles during GCQ.)

“Kailangan abot hanggang baba ang visor o shield ng helmet. Dapat isuot ito kasama ng mask sa buong biyahe,” MMDA added.

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(The visor or shield of the helmet should reach the chin. It should be worn alongside the face mask during the trip.)

Ayon sa NTF COVID, required ang pagsuot ng helmet na may full-face visor para sa drayber at angkas ng motorsiklo ngayong…

Posted by MMDA on Saturday, August 22, 2020

The government earlier allowed motorcycle pillion-riding for essential workers or authorized persons outside of residence.

The NTF against COVID-19 also later approved pillion-riding without protective barriers for riders living in the same house.

Meanwhile, riders not living in the same household should still use protective barriers proposed by ride-hailing service Angkas.

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