Duterte hates open pipe motorcycles according to Davaoenos
Duterte hates open pipe motorcycles according to Davaoenos. As the City mayor, he even implement ban over the modified mufflers and that might indicate that motorist in the country this time, who were fond of modifying their mufflers may start to follow regulations on Anti-noise pollution.
In the ordinance in Davao City, Article XVIII, Section 128, Mufflers and Noise Controlling Devices of Ordinance No. 0334-12, Series of 2012, otherwise known as “An Ordinance for the Comprehensive Transport & Traffic Code of Davao City state that, “No person shall operate a motor vehicle on a street unless such motor vehicle is equipped, at all times, with a muffler or mufflers in constant operation and of sufficient capacity for the motor and equipped with an exhaust system to prevent the escape of excessive fumes or smoke and unusual noise
Also, owners or operators of motor vehicles within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Davao shall at all times ensure that their vehicles comply with the exhaust emission standards set forth in RA 8749, otherwise known as the “Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999” and its implementing rules and regulations.