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3 Cost Effective Ways to Solve Metro Manila's Traffic Problem

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The Facebook page of ANC 24/7 is asking for its reader's suggestion on how to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem.


This got me thinking, "what is the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem?" It's easy to make suggestions, what's hard is the implementation and the cost of implementation. So what is the the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem and the most cost effective solution?

Punitive Fines
First of all, any implementation will definitely cost money, a lot of money. The cause of the traffic mess is the people themselves so it's only right that those causing the traffic problem should be fined and the fine should hurt. That way, the fines will pay for the cost of enforcing the law.
The fines should start at P500 and goes up every week if you don't pay it within 15 days. To enforce this and prevent people from ignoring the fine. It will be tied to their driver's license or car registration. They cannot renew their d…

Psychologist defends 'affluenza' decision

I don't know if you've heard of this incident recently. But 16-year-old Ethan Couch killed 4 people and injured 9 including one that will be paralyzed for life when he got into an accident while driving drunk. The sentence he got? 10 years probation. Why so light a sentence? Apparently, according to a psychologist, he's suffering from Affluenza, it's because his family is so rich, he has no concept of consequences in life and not realizing the severity of his actions.

Here's a video of his interview with Anderson Cooper of CNN.


Even though the kid got off, the Affluenza family is now being sued by the victims for at least $20 million.

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