Bukidnon SP to RTMI: cut drivers’ work hours, other measures

MALAYBALAY CITY (Bukidnon News/03 November)— After its public hearings on vehicular accidents involving buses, the Bukidnon Sangguniang Panlalawigan required measures and practices to the Rural Transit of Mindanao Inc. and other bus companies plying the province. Continue reading

Fuel tanker torched in Quezon town

MALAYBALAY CITY – (Bukidnon News Dispatch/06 September 2011) Police
investigation is on-going on the incident in San Jose, Quezon town
where still unidentified perpetrators hailed and torched a fuel tanker
on October 4, police report said. Continue reading

Volunteers back PLS Sawaga clean-up drive

MALAYBALAY CITY- The Philippine Life Saving (PLS) Bukidnon Chapter spearheaded a clean-up drive in a portion of the city’s Sawaga River in celebration of the International Coastal Clean-up Day on September 18.

About 147 volunteers cleaned the stretch of the river from Sumpong to Impalambong Bridge covering five barangays, namely; Barangays 3, 4, 7, 10, and 11.

Volunteers were able to collect around 30 sacks of non-biodegradable garbage, according to John Valmores, PLS assistant secretary. The group also cleared tall grasses along the river, particularly at the Impalambong bridge.    Continue reading

In Malaybalay, 23 of 29 road deaths due to motorcycle accidents

MALAYBALAY CITY—  Twenty-three out of 29 people who died of vehicular accidents in Malaybalay City from January to July this year are attributed to motorcycle driving, according to records from the Traffic Management Center (TMC) of Malaybalay City.

This number is more than double the number of 11 deaths for the same period last year, as shown by TMC’s Summary Reports of Apprehended Traffic Violations and Accidents.

This showed that motorcycle accident deaths account for about 80 percent of the total fatalities of 29 people from vehicular accidents this year, making motorcycle accidents the deadliest in Malaybalay roads. Continue reading

In Malaybalay, 23 of 29 road deaths due to motorcycle accidents

MALAYBALAY CITY—  Twenty-three out of 29 people who died of vehicular accidents in Malaybalay City from January to July this year are attributed to motorcycle driving, according to records from the Traffic Management Center (TMC) of Malaybalay City.

This number is more than double the number of eleven deaths for the same period last year, as shown by TMC’s Summary Reports of Apprehended Traffic Violations and Accidents.

This showed that motorcycle accident deaths account for about 80 percent of the total fatalities of 29 people from vehicular accidents this year, making motorcycle accidents the deadliest in Malaybalay roads. Continue reading