They overload, counterflows, and blows their way past (hataw) other motorists on the road but these kind of jeepney drivers plying the Novaliches and Blumentritt, Manila route and vice versa go unchecked by authorities.
And for sure, similar to jeepneys plying Cubao-Montalban, they are also be equipped with ear-splitting sound systems. Talk about “extreme convenience” these public conveyances provide to commuters.
Their days, however, are numbered as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) have given them until June of next year to modernize. (BENJIE CUARESMA/IAMIGO/CNS)