ROAD SAFETY.The Sirakwarayon Eagles Club of Eastern Visayas, led by its president lawyer Neil Sia, left enters a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Health and Land Transportation Office, among others, on road safety advocacy campaign as a way to reduce, if not eliminate road accidents which is now considered as the third cause of death in the country.Story on Page 3.
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TACLOBAN CITY- A memorandum of agreement was entered into by Sirakwaraynon Eagles Club with various government agencies on Sunday (Nov.22) with the aim of at least helping reduce road accidents.
Lawyer Niel Sia, Sirakwaraynon Eagles Club president, said that their group is one with road safety to ensure that road accidents could be avoided, if not minimized.
“We will serve on the paralegal (aspect) as we have several lawyers in Sirakwaraynon Eagles Club. Road accidents is the number three cause of death in the country. With this partnership, we want to minimized, if not avoid, these road accidents,” Sia said in an interview.
Among the government agencies that signed the agreement were the Department of Health, Land Transportation Office, the provincial board of Leyte, the city government of Tacloban through Tomeco (Traffic Operations, Management, Enforcement and Control Office).
The signing of the agreement was held coinciding the launching of the road safety advocates last Sunday which also marks the annual observance of the World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims.