“GAPO’s Defensive Driving Seminar”
Another Batch of Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) drivers attended the Defensive Driving Seminar regularly conducted in the City of Olongapo on orders of Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. through the Office of Traffic Management & Public Safety (OTMPS).
OTMPS Head Col. Jose A. Aquino led the facilitators which included Robert G. Gregorio, Special Operation/Assistant Training Officer and Allan P. Dancel, Deputy for Operation/ Training Officer.
The seminar aims to inform Drivers of Public Utility Vehicles in Olongapo on the Do’s and Don’ts in driving. This includes discipline, proper wearing of uniforms and correct fares to charge passengers.
New City Ordinances to improve traffic management in the City were also discussed in the seminar, such as City Ordinance No. 32 Series of 1983 or the Ordinance Providing for the Comprehensive Zoning Regulation for the City of Olongapo.
The City of Olongapo is conducting Seminars for Drivers to ensure the safety of the riding public. It is also an opportunity for the Drivers and OTMPS personnel to communicate for the improvement of the flow of Traffic in the City.
Mayor Gordon discussed the steps being taken by the city to resolve traffic problems. This includes plans to construct overpasses near schools, markets, malls and churches.