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Mar. 17, 19 | 5:23 pm

The Philippine National Police is set to crack down on vehicles with heavily tinted windows, in line with the enforcement of the Anti-Distracted Driving Law and Seat Belts Use Act.

“We are mandated to enforce the laws on road safety, yet, there are heavily tinted cars on the streets and we are wondering why these are being allowed,” PNP chief director general Oscar Albayalde was quoted by Philippine media as saying. “How can the policemen, or traffic enforcers, know that the drivers for instance are using cellular phones while driving or they are using the seatbelts if the windshields and windows are heavily tinted?”

Albayalde added that he has already discussed the issue with Transportation chief Arthur Tugade.

This move came on the heels of an agreement between the DOTr and other government agencies to strengthen the enforcement power of the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) by way of deploying more PNP–Highway Patrol Group enforcers.

“The enforcers are mandated to apprehend violators of some laws, but how can they know if the motorists or those inside the vehicles are complying when they cannot even see what’s inside the vehicles?” Albayalde said.

“These are all in the pipeline, this is just the start of our effort between and among the concerned agencies,” he added.

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