Author Topic: Children Riding Motorcycles  (Read 564 times)

Offline bigrod

  • Retired USAF Club Mgmt Supt, Personnel Supt & 1st Sgt
  • Administrator
  • Sr Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,464
Children Riding Motorcycles
« on: May 18, 2017, 05:39:53 PM »
Life is  to short not to live it right the first time

Offline Gray Wolf

  • Sr Member +
  • Sr Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 4,800
Re: Children Riding Motorcycles
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 12:12:41 AM »
This will never happen to any great extent. Hell, half of those I've seen operating motorcycles/tricycles are under 18!
Louisville, KY USA

Offline hitekcountry

  • Sr Member +
  • Sr Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 600
Re: Children Riding Motorcycles
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2017, 12:05:44 PM »
6% of families in the Philippines own a car but 22% of families own a motorcycle or a tricycle. So good luck with that law.

Offline JD

  • Sr Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 299
  • Late of Seattle, living in Davao.
    • AdoboHamburger.com
Re: Children Riding Motorcycles
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 04:29:44 PM »
Being a taxi user, my favorite thing is to look out the window when we go places. I am continually freaked out by seeing one, two and at times three small kids sandwiched between the Poppa motorcycle driver and the Momma motorcycle passenger. On the highway here in Davao, the helmet law is usually followed but the "sandwich kids" seldom have them and on secondary roads, hardly anyone wears a helmet.

I don't know what lawmakers were hoping to accomplish with that law. Even I know that many, many families simply cannot afford to do anything but ride with their kids on board.
"All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind." - Marjory Stoneman Douglas
--------------------------------------------------
www.adobohamburger.com

 


bisaya, cebuano, cebuano lessons, bisaya lessons
Romantic Tagalog