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Hundreds of motorcyclists are already taking the National Institute of Transport and Transit (Intrant) on their word of expedite license issuing for the driver and their vehicle.

Extensive red tape and fines in the system has discouraged thousands of motorcyclists from going legal. Most motorcycles in circulation do not have legal paperwork.

With most crimes and traffic accidents now involving motorcyclists, the pressure is on for these to put their papers in order or risk having their bikes seized by the Police.

As reported in Hoy, on Tuesday, dozens of motorcyclists queued up at the Club Los Cachorros de Cristo Rey to regularize their motorcycles for the first time. Hoy reports that one of those who took advantage of the fast-track privilege was Juan Maria Valdez who had been illegal since 1983. Another is Miguel Antonio Clase who said he is a...

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