This video has been making rounds on social media due to the brilliant suggestion of James Deakin, Automotive journalist and TV host, during hearings in the Senate on ride-hailing service issues conducted by chairperson of the Senate Committee on Public Services, Senator Grace Poe.
How do you propose to balance public and private interest with this particular model?Deakin's answer wowed Senator Grace Poe which led her to say this words.
Mr. Deakin, LTFRB, I think you've found yourselves a good mediator between the different Public Utility Vehicles (PUV).READ ALSO: Netizen's Exposé: An Ozamiznon Asks to Spread this Shocking Story of their Town
Thank you for your, wow, wonderful insights on this.
Kindly watch the video below for you to know how Deakin answered Sen. Villanueva's question.
UBER/GRAB/TAXI, We need MORE PEOPLE like him... What a brilliant mind can do for the riding public, Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. James Deakin. #GenuineConcern #PeraPeraKasiGustoNgIba #UBER #GRAB #TAXI #TNVS #TNC #JamesDeakin #ForSenator
Posted by Jon Aneza on Thursday, August 3, 2017
Before the hearing ends, Sen. Poe said that the government should accredit Grab and Uber applicants with complete documents and reconsider adjusting the flag-down rate of cabs while waiting for legislation to resolve the issues hounding ride-hailing services in the country.