Cainta, Rizal Mayor Riding Motorcycle Without Helmet Caught On Camera
The photo of Cainta Rizal Mayor Johnielle Keith Pasion “Kit” Nieto riding without wearing safety helmet elicits comments after it was posted online.
Nowadays, the Duterte administration is implementing stricter traffic rules and regulations to ensure the safety of both motorists and pedestrians. The government also aims to address traffic problems in the country.
Local authorities have the power to implement these laws in their community they are governing. However, they should include themselves in obeying the law.
Recently, the facebook page of Erwin Tulfo uploaded a photo of Cainta Rizal Mayor Johnielle Keith Pasion “Kit” Nieto riding a motorcycle without wearing his safety helmet.
In the photo, it can be seen that the mayor of Cainta is driving along the road but not wearing his helmet. Wearing barong Tagalog, He seems to be going or from his office in the city hall.
According to the caption on the said photo, he gave himself a waiver to be eligible for not wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle.
“ETO SI MAYOR JOHNIELLE KEITH NIETO NG CAINTA, RIZAL…WALANG SUOT NA HELMET DAHIL BINIGYAN NIYA RAW NG WAIVER ANG SARILI SA HINDI PAGSUOT NG HELMET AT YUNG MAKAKABANGGA SA KANYA.” Said on the caption.
“MAYOR NIETO, HINDI ORDINANSA O DIREKTIBA NG LTO O MMDA ANG PAGSUOT NG HELMET. ISA PO ITONG BATAS – REPUBLIC ACT 10054 O ANG “MOTORCYCLE ACT OF 2009” he added.
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