CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – The Police Regional Office 1 spearheaded the Simultaneous Launching of the Campaign Plan “Clean Riders” regionwide this morning, September 22, 2018 at the PRO1 Grandstand, Camp Bgen Oscar M Florendo, Parian, City of San Fernando, La Union.
A total of 105 riders from different Motorcycle Riding Organization/Club/Enthusiasts participated in the signing of Pledge of Commitment and Ceremonial Tagging of Clean Riders Sticker officiated by PCSupt Romulo E Sapitula, PRO1 Regional Director, members of the Command Group and Directorial Staff, Highway Patrol Group, representatives from the media, other officers and guests.
According to PSSupt Gary J. Garen, Chief, Regional Operations and Plans Division, a total of 7,000 clean rider stickers are ready for distribution regionwide which is subject to “first come, first served” basis.
The campaign plan “Clean Rider” is a practical and simple way of separating law-abiding motorcycle riders from those involved in illegal activities and aims efficient apprehension of motorcycle-riding criminals. It is also a response to make streets safe, dismantle organized groups, promote road safety and develop responsible riders.
“There are three reasons behind this campaign, first is to address motorcycle-riding related crimes that takes the lives of high-profile victims; second is to ensure public safety and maintain a safer place to live, work and do business to every family; and the third is to prevent vehicular accidents by inculcating traffic education and discipline in the region,” PCSupt Sapitula said during the activity.
He also appealed to all motorcycle riders regionwide to voluntarily submit their motorcycles with the necessary documents for inspection and continuously support the programs of Police Regional Office 1 as we strengthen our commitment for the safety of the community. (PR – PNP PRO1 PIO)