August 29, 2019

LTO holds Road Safety Seminar at BulSU

Auto industry zooms with double-digit sales growth every year. Also, the growing number of driving individuals conforms to the increasing occurrence of road accidents every single day. That is why safety precautions are a must to be discussed to serve as a reminder for the do's and don'ts on the road. In line with this, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) held its Road Safety Awareness Seminar in partnership with the Bulacan State University (BulSU) last August 28, 2019 at the Valencia Hall.

By University Communications Group

The University President Dr. Cecilia S. Navasero-Gascon together with the Provincial Governor of Bulacan Hon. Daniel Fernando, University Vice Presidents, College Deans, faculty and students attended the program.

Atty. Sushen Sison from the Legal Office of LTO Region III explained that accidents are due to reckless driving. She reiterated that if phone were not used to text someone while driving nor people are not over speeding, accidents could possibly be avoided. The importance of following the traffic laws is for the safety of the many.

Meanwhile, Dr. Gascon on her speech, cited a report from where the sample data revealed that the statistics on vehicular accidents which has doubled in ten years from 2007-2017 is equivalent to almost 300 cases of accidents or 12 cases every hour in Metro Manila, while roughly 34 road crashes every day in the province. She asserted in her speech, “This seminar on Road Safety Awareness is both timely and significant, for it could arrest a problem that claim lives and properties of many Filipinos. “

The University President thanked the organizers of the event, and assured LTO that BulSU will always be one with them in promoting road safety through proper information on laws, rules, and regulations pertinent to land transportation.