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The Anti-Distracted Driving Act or R.A. No. 10913, which aims to promote the responsible use of electronic devices on the road and protect citizens from vehicular accidents, has become law on July 21, 2016. Here are five things you should know about this Act:
The Act covers all kinds of land transportation vehicles, whether public or private.
All motorists using hand-held mobile phones, computers and any similar electronic devices while driving, even when temporarily stopped at a red light, are liable under the Act. Hence, sending or reading messages on a mobile device, making or receiving calls, playing electronic games, watching movies or surfing the internet are prohibited.
The use of hands-free functions or accessories to operate a device is allowed and is not covered by the prohibition provided that the device does not interfere with the line of sight of the driver. This includes voice commands, speaker phones, or earphones and microphones.
Use of devices for emergency purposes, including, but not limited to, an emergency call to a law enforcement agency, health care provider, fire department or other emergency services, agency or entity is allowed under the Act.
Use of the devices by operators of emergency vehicles such as ambulances, fire trucks, and other vehicles providing emergency assistance, in the course and scope of your duties is also allowed under the Act
Here Are Just 6 Examples Of Times Brian Smith From “A Foreigner Farming In The Philippines” YouTube Channel Has Defied And Broken The Anti-Distraction Driving Act
01 – Car Or Boat?
02 – A Dangerous Steering Problem
03 – Its More Fun In The Philippines
This is the most dangerous video Brian has done, driving in heavy rain with only one hand one the steering wheel while the other hand is holding a camera whilst filming
Driving a defective vehicle on the public highway whilst holding a camera to film it
Holding the camera whilst driving and coming to a checkpoint and tells his wife (Maricel) to hold the camera, the beginning of this video shows absolute proof that Brian Smith Knows He Is Breaking Philippine Law By Using A Camera Whilst Driving A Motor Vehicle
04 – Its Showtime
05 – Creative Driving In The Philippines
06 – Some Much Needed Grader Work
Driving his pregnant wife to hospital while also holding a camera in one hand and driving with the other hand
Driving his vehicle on a public highway while holding a camera making a video for youtube
Another example of driving on a public road whilst steering the vehicle with one hand and using a handheld camera to film with the other
Make a Complaint
Please Make Your Complaints By Email To The LTO And Clearly State Of a Your Concern Of A Foreign National Living At MB Piggery, Talibon, Bohol Island Who Is In Direct Breach Of The Anti-Distraction Act Or RA NO 10913
That Brian Smith Has No Respect For The Philippines Laws Applied To It’s Citizens And Visitors By Continually Breaking These Laws Over A Period Of 4 Years
It Must Be Pointed Out As A Concern That Brian Smith, A United States National Living In Talibon, Bohol Claims To Teach Other Foreigners General Advice On How To Get Permits And Licences To His World Wide Audience Via His YouTube Channel “A Foreigner Farming In The Philippines”
The Main Concern Must Be For The Safety Of Other Legal Road Users Who Abide By The Driving Laws Of The Philippines
Where To File Complaint
Please File Separate Complaints To EACH Office Stating Your Safety Concerns And Include The Video PROOF That Brian Smith Has Provided Himself
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