Advantages And Disadvantages Of Motorized Tricycles

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Motorized tricycles are an indigenous form of the auto-rickshaw and are a common means of public transportation in the Philippines. These public utility vehicles either ply a set route or are for-hire, like taxis. Because it is a light vehicle, many people chose this mode of transportation if they are travelling for a short distance. Due to its convenience in use, it is suited for a family and it opens more job opportunities for some people. Due to the increasing number of people using this mode of transportation, many incidents happening nowadays caused danger to some. According to recent report of Philippine National Police, many vehicular accidents happening in our country involved motorcycles and tricycles-related incidents when these vehicles entered the main road. There are an increased…show more content…
So, there are increased mortality among pedestrians and a high rate of vehicular accidents. That is the main reason why tricycles should be off the main road. Aside from these, there are also a great number of unregistered tricycles which are being referred as colurum that are travelling and even transport passengers from one place to another. There is a high risk of danger if people kept on supporting and patronizing colorum vehicles because the drivers and operators are putting the lives of their passengers in danger. The former may be unlicensed, untrained or do not actually know the safety guidelines in driving. Moreover, tricycles create a disturbing noise whenever they are passing the road, especially when they are at high speed.

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