NEWS | 2020/03/19 | LKRO
CITY GOV’T DISINFECTS TRICYCLES TO PROTECT DRIVERS/RIDING PUBLIC AGAINST COVID19
KIDAPAWAN CITY- THE City Government here started disinfecting all tricycles as a measure to protect the riding public against exposure to COVID19.
Disinfection points were set up in different locations in the city for easier access for tricycle drivers to have their units sprayed and cleaned.
On March 17, 2020, the City Government established disinfection stations for tricycles along the following areas: checkpoint entry along Quezon Boulevard near the boundary of Kidapawan City and the Municipality of Makilala, Petron Gas Station at the corner of Quezon Boulevard and Sinsuat Street, Army Check point in Barangay Magsaysay and at the portion of the lot owned by JS Gaisano along the National Highway.
Another disinfection station was added at the City Overland Terminal.
All tricycles are required to be disinfected following Executive Order no. 25 series of 2020 signed by City Mayor Joseph Evangelista on March 17, 2020.
Drivers are likewise encouraged to protect themselves from COVID19 by wearing protective equipment such as face masks when ferrying passengers.
The disinfection of tricycles will be done regularly to ensure the protection of the drivers and riding public against COVID19, the City Government said.##(cio/ajpme/lkro)