Will the government require face shields for motorcycle riders?Will the government require face shields for motorcycle riders?
Will the government require face shields for motorcycle riders?

Will they require riders to also wear face shields?

JTF COVID chief says essential workers can backride in MECQ areasJTF COVID chief says essential workers can backride in MECQ areas
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 implementation1,300 caught on first day of backrider shield implementation
1,300 caught on first day of backrider shield implementation

JTF COVID Shield reports over 1,500 violators of backrider shield requirement.


BMW even tests rider's aerodynamics in a wind tunnelBMW even tests rider's aerodynamics in a wind tunnel
BMW even tests rider's aerodynamics in a wind tunnel

This is how the manufacturers do it.

Engineer simulates airflow around backrider shield, shows it offers no protectionEngineer simulates airflow around backrider shield, shows it offers no protection
Engineer simulates airflow around backrider shield, shows it offers no protection

Using a computer model of airflow, an engineer exposes all the problems of the backrider shield.

Philippine engineers: backrider shield unsafe, won't prevent spread of air dropletsPhilippine engineers: backrider shield unsafe, won't prevent spread of air droplets
Philippine engineers: backrider shield unsafe, won't prevent spread of air droplets

Underwent thorough study? Philippine mechanical engineers say it does the opposite of what it is intended.

Rider hilariously illustrates problems backrider shield causesRider hilariously illustrates problems backrider shield causes
Rider hilariously illustrates problems backrider shield causes

A rider illustrates all the ways the backrider shield can cause problems.

DILG to police: set a good example, install barriersDILG to police: set a good example, install barriers
DILG to police: set a good example, install barriers

DILG reminds the police to set a good example for citizens to follow and be the first to install backrider shields.

JTF COVID Shield chief insists backrider shield safe, rider's faulty installation to blameJTF COVID Shield chief insists backrider shield safe, rider's faulty installation to blame
JTF COVID Shield chief insists backrider shield safe, rider's faulty installation to blame

JTF COVID Shield says it's not the shield's fault. Sub-standard materials and faulty installation cause the accidents.

San Miguel, Iloilo PNP clarifies fines printed on tarpaulinSan Miguel, Iloilo PNP clarifies fines printed on tarpaulin
San Miguel, Iloilo PNP clarifies fines printed on tarpaulin

The San Miguel municipal police station explains the shocking fine on their sign, warns riders to follow what's currently prescribed by the government concerning backriding.



Designer creates futuristic, water-powered Yamaha XT 500 image
Designer creates futuristic, water-powered Yamaha XT 500

Yamaha has commissioned a designer to reimagine the XT 500 for 2025.

Get an HJC Joker helmet to match your themed bike image
Get an HJC Joker helmet to match your themed bike

HJC launches Joker liver for RPHA 11 Pro helmet.

Akrapovič to finally make exhaust systems for MV Agusta image
Akrapovič to finally make exhaust systems for MV Agusta

Akrapovič promises never been seen before exhaust designs for MV Agusta motorcycles.

2020 BMW S1000 RR and XR now Euro-5, in new colors image
2020 BMW S1000 RR and XR now Euro-5, in new colors

The BMW S 1000 RR and XR get new colors, Euro-5 compliance, and a longer list of optional parts.

MV Agusta adds semi-auto option to Brutale and Dragster 800 image
MV Agusta adds semi-auto option to Brutale and Dragster 800

The new Smart Clutch System on the MV Agusta Brutale and Dragster 800 let you shift without pulling the clutch lever.

LTO gives another 15 days extension for registration image
LTO gives another 15 days extension for registration

Due to the MECQ, LTO is giving vehicles due for registration another extension.

LTO offices in MECQ areas will be closed image
LTO offices in MECQ areas will be closed

Transactions with the LTO in MECQ areas will be suspended for the next two weeks.

Metro Manila, Rizal, Laguna, Cavite, Bulacan in MECQ starting Aug. 4, 2020 image
Metro Manila, Rizal, Laguna, Cavite, Bulacan in MECQ starting Aug. 4, 2020

MECQ has been reinstated in the Greater Metropolitan Area starting Aug. 4, 2020.

MV Agusta adds semi-auto option to Brutale and Dragster 800 image
MV Agusta adds semi-auto option to Brutale and Dragster 800

The new Smart Clutch System on the MV Agusta Brutale and Dragster 800 let you shift without pulling the clutch lever.

Will the government require face shields for motorcycle riders? image
Will the government require face shields for motorcycle riders?

Will they require riders to also wear face shields?