Pelayo plans to make roads safer from ‘kamote’ riders
ANGELES CITY - In order to keep the roads safe for motorists and pedestrians from unruly bikers, Partido Abe Kapampangan’s candidate for councilor Jose Aubrey “Kuya Jay” Pelayo IV vowed to get rid of the so called “kamote” riders through proper training.
Being the president of the Metro Angeles City Journalists Association, Inc., Pelayo has reported that almost 70 percent of road accidents in Angeles City involve single motorcycles.
Pelayo, a radio anchor for blocktime program “Agyu Tamu, Angeleños” on GV99.1FM, revealed that some of the owners of the wrecked motorcycles that are parked near the traffic management and enforcement unit have died due to injuries they sustained.
“I am a rider too but I had the opportunity to undergo motorcycle training before riding along thoroughfares, and I want to share the same opportunity to my fellow Angeleño riders,”Pelayo sai d.
One of the programs Pelayo is planning if he wins a seat at the city council is to create an ordinance to provide free safety driving to new motorcycle owners and riders in this highly urbanized city.
Pelayo said that he already got the nod from various motorcycle clubs, rider clubs, bike enthusiasts, teachers and parents after learning about his pr ogr am.
He added: “We will not only be able to save the lives of the riders but also save their family members as well as those who are just walking along the streets.” (Press Release)