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Valencia CTMC Conducts Road Safety Orientation to Students

The Valencia City Traffic Management Center (CTMC) has started conducting an orientation seminar on road safety to the different schools in the city.

The orientation kicked off at Valencia City Central School on July 4, 2016 where several elementary students were briefed about the necessary information related to road safety and city traffic rules and regulation.

CTMC reminds the students to always take necessary precautions when using the pedestrian and riding on transport vehicles to avoid violations and accidents.

Several ordinances on traffic were also introduced to the students for them to be aware of their rights as a passenger.

To include is the City Ordinance No. 2000-06 which gives the public the authority to raise a complaint against those motorela drivers who refuse to convey passengers.

The students were also taught on their responsibilities as citizens of Valencia City as they are also liable for minor offenses like paying a penalty of 50 pesos when disobeying the Jay Walking Ordinance of the city.

On the other hand, CTMC also advised all motorela drivers and owners to follow the rules and regulation with regards to displaying of fare matrix.

Ms. Karen Joromo, Secretary of the City Administrator to the CTMC said that one of the roles of CTMC is to instill awareness among the public of their obedience to traffic rules and regulation and the importance of their road safety.

“The orientation will push through until the first week of November and will target all public and private schools in the city,” Ms. Joromo said.

The orientation was attended by lecturers. Roselee Cagol, Crisostomo Sistoso, Nilo Gonzaga, Eleonor Diabordo, Krisleen Keela Dapiroc together with the supervising team composed of Rheal Jay Gonzales, Jhonnel Aquino, Elmer Faminiano Jr., Arlen Allera and personnel from the City Task Force lead by Ronald Cadigal, and Lovern Day-yo.

The orientation was initiated by City Administrator Atty. Genaro C. Cadigal, Jr.