Good news for habal-habal and Angkas drivers. The House Committee on Transportation has just approved in principle the legalization of habal-habal / Angkas operations.
This was confirmed by Cebu City Mayor Tomas ‘Tommy’ Osmeña in his Facebook page sharing the good news relayed by Congressman Raul del Mar. See below.
Rep. Del Mar authored House Bill (HB) 6909 which seeks to give powers to local government units to regulate motorcycles-for-hire. See screenshot of first page below.
You can download House Bill No. 6909 HERE.
With this development, the bill will now be discussed in the plenary.