Presidential legal counsel suggests total backriding ban
Chief Presidential legal counsel, Salvador Panelo, suggested a backriding ban on all motorcycles to help curb crime.
Motorcycle barrier still required in Davao City
Despite the JTF COVID Shield's easing of requirements for backriders, Davao City says the barrier is still required.
Angkas is giving free rides to health workers
Ride-hailing service, Angkas, is now authorized to transport health workers for free.
Angkas donates 1,000 motorcycle barriers to JTF COVID Shield, Año personally tests one
JTF COVID Shield receives 1,000 motorcycle barriers. Angkas to transport frontliners for free.
JTF COVID chief says essential workers can backride in MECQ areas
Essential workers are allowed to backride in MECQ areas owing to the shut down of public transportation.
1,300 caught on first day of backrider shield implementation
JTF COVID Shield reports over 1,500 violators of backrider shield requirement.
Backrider shield-related accidents reported over weekend
Riders are sharing their close calls and accidents with the required backrider shield on social media.
DILG releases official memo allowing backriding for couples
The DILG has released its official guidelines for backriding on motorcycles.
Eleazar: LGBT, live-in couples allowed to backride
Contrary to the Palace's statement, the Task Force Covid Shield commander says LGBT and live-in couples can backride.
Angkas backrider shield design approved by NTF
The National Task Force on COVID-19 has approved the wearable backrider shield submitted by Angkas.