The Highway Patrol Group (HPG) apprehended a total of 8,903 motorists for various traffic violations this month, according to HPG director Brig. Gen. Alexander Tagum
As reported by The STAR, among the most common violations are disregarding traffic signs and using cell phones when driving.
The report noted that the apprehensions were made during the implementation of Oplan Lambat Bitag Sasakyan across the country on Dec. 2 and 10.
Tagum did not disclose how many violators were from Metro Manila.
President Duterte recently ordered the Philippine National Police to intensify law enforcement operations against riding-in tandem criminals. – Emmanuel Tupas