BLTFRB conducts first Anti-Colorum Campaign of PUVs

The BLTFRB team launched its field operation activity on Anti-colorum Campaign on the Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BAR), along Sinsuat Avenue, fronting the People’s Palace, Esteros, and the National Hi-way fronting MAGELCO started January 10-13, 2023 to conduct an information drive on the anti-colorum campaign, supervise and inspect Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) and collect necessary data on the operation of drivers and operators in BAR.

The first day activity focused on the advocacy of complying with necessary documents as requisites in applying legal franchise. Dir. Datunor Abutazil advised those who intend to operate a Public Utility Vehicle under the region to secure a Certificate of Public Convenience (CPC/ Franchise) until March to avoid an unlicensed and unregistered; public transport vehicle operating without a franchise. Other days were devoted to the supervision, inspection, and collection of necessary data.

To ensure work tasks were carried out safely, Dir. Abutazil joined the team as the supervision of Public Utility Vehicles (PUVs) was in progress during the operation. It also allowed him to gather data and get first-hand feedback to address the need for a more comprehensive transportation policy in BARMM.