Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Bong Revilla rides in Negros Occ for safety, peace in Mindanao

Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. met with more or less 500 motorcycle owners and riders in Bacolod City over the weekend.Revilla discussed with them the growing number of accidents involving motorcycles in the country.

The senator also stressed upon them the importance of wearing a helmet when driving motorcycles to protect themselves from fatal injuries.

Revilla explained that the Mandatory Helmet and the Kids Off Motorcycles bills in Congress aim to protect motorcycle riders and their families and at the same time to minimize fatal motorcycle accidents.

He also vowed to wear a helmet when shooting his films to further promote the use of motorcycle helmets.

Revilla led the Ride for Peace launched by Motorcycles Federation of the Philippines from Bacolod City to Don Salvador Benedicto town which called for peace in Mindanao.

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