[18 May 2017] The new law implemented by the Department of Transportation (DoTr) dubbed as the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (RA 10913), prohibits all motorists in the Philippines from using all communication devices, other electronic entertainment and computing gadgets while they are in the drive seat and vehicles are in motion or temporarily stopped on a traffic light or while at an intersection.

Driving experts have advised that using dashcams or navigation apps like Waze or Google Maps that are behind the rear view mirror or placed in areas that does not obstruct the driver’s view. The cellphone holders and the GPS devices may be placed in front of the dashboard panels.

This new law by DOTr or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act (RA 10913) goes in full implementation this Thursday, May 18, 2017. While this received mixed reactions from motorists, the DoTr agency insists its objective is to promote road safety in the streets.


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