Drying of palay, corn and other farm produce on National Highways is quite common in the country. But this could change soon after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) issued an advisory banning the said practice to safeguard the motorists from any untoward accidents.
Accordingly, the said directive is pursuant to DPWH Department Order No. 41, series of 2013, DPWH Department Order No. 52, series of 2003, and Section 23 of Presidential Decree No. 17. Any persons found violating can be penalized P1,000 and 6 months jail time. Read it below.
Read the advisory as well as copies of the regulations below.
Read article by ANC below.