Inspected helmets in Aklan now over 6,000 - DTI

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Saturday, October 13, 2012

KALIBO, Aklan -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has already inspected 6,105 helmets here.

The inspection of motorcycle helmets, which started July of this year, is in connection with the implementation of Republic Act 10054 that mandates all motorcycle riders to wear standard protective helmets to protect them from fatal road accidents.

With less than four months to the December 31, 2012 helmet inspection deadline, DTI-Aklan provincial director Diosdado P. Cadena Jr. again urged Aklan residents to have their helmets inspected.

The DTI said that based on Land Transportation Office (LTO) data, Aklan has more than 17,000 motorcycles equivalent to the same number of helmets to be inspected, plus an additional 1 helmet each for use of a backrider.

Sixty-two helmet brands have been classified by the DTI and the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) as qualified for Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) sticker, while a locally manufactured brand are issued with Product Standard or PS mark. (JSC/VGV-PIA 6 Aklan)

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