MMDA to motorists: Illegal parking clearing operations are still a thing

Be warned
by Drei Laurel | Mar 23, 2022
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If you’re someone who’s constantly parking your car on the side of the road illegally because you’ve never been caught, it might be time to change your ways. Your luck might just run out.

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) wants the public to know that clearing operations for illegally parked vehicles are still a thing. In fact, the agency lugged around the media during a recent crackdown just to remind everyone to park where they’re supposed to.

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Ito po ay para ipakita sa ating mga kababayan na seryoso ang MMDA na paluwagin ang mga kalsada, [para] bigyan ng alternatibong daan ang ating mga kababayan para mas mabilis ang daloy ng traffic,” MMDA chairman Romando Artes told media present during recent clearing operations.

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Siguro nararamdaman natin sa mga nakaraang ara, lalo na pag umuulan, bumibigat po talaga ang daloy ng traffic,” he added.

Artes added that illegally parked cars aren’t the only target during these operations. Roadside vendors and other obstructions will also be removed to make way for traffic, too.

In case you aren’t aware, the MMDA fine for an illegally parked vehicle is set at P1,000 for attended cars and P2,000 for unattended ones. Cases of the latter may also result in the unit being impounded.

Well, you’ve been warned. Are you still pushing your luck with where you park your car?

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