August 2, 2022 | 11:13am
In this Jan. 4, 2021 photo, heavy traffic greets morotists at Commonwealth Ave. in Quezon City on the first day of work for the new year.
The STAR / Michael Varcas
MANILA, Philippines — A transport advocacy group backed the No Contact Apprehension Policy being implemented in various areas in Metro Manila but urged local government units and the Metro Manila Development Authority to address what it said were its confusing rules.
In a statement sent to reporters, The Passenger Forum said that NCAP promotes road safety and motorist discipline by doing away with the element of discretion of traffic enforcers in apprehending drivers who violate traffic laws but pointed to the lack of clear guidelines to minimize confusion.
“While we acknowledge that the NCAP system still has ro