MANILA, Philippines — Higher Motor Vehicle User’s Charge (MVUC) should guarantee better and safer roads, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said Saturday.
Recto called for the government’s disclosure of where the funds are spent amid proposals to double the road users’ tax.
“There is also another thing that government must not forget: The duty to disclose where Motor Vehicle User Charge (MVUC) payments are spent,” Recto said in a statement.
“These should be funded by what motorists pay for the privilege to drive their cars on roads. The MVUC is supposed to be plowed back to them, in terms of better and safe roads,” he added.
Recto also stressed the need to use part of…
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