IMPOUNDED MOTORCYCLES inside the city hall compound which are tightly guarded, await the owners to pay the corresponding fines for the violations as specified in the citation tickets.

Many of the seized motorcycles were apprehended during a series of checkpoints by the Philippine National Police and Traffic Management Office to instill discpline in the streets and to increase the visibility of law enforcers as part of the intensified anti-crime drive.

City Chief-of-Police Supt. Jonathan Pineda vowed a sustained implementation of checkpoints to constantly remind motorists to be responsible in driving and to capture would be criminals.

Based on the initial results some motorists were also busted for carrying illegal drugs and firearms.

Statistics would show that reckless driving cause higher number of street accidents resulting in homicide.