How many do you have?
Just because you have a valid driver's license doesn't mean you can just get behind the wheel of any vehicle.Some of you probably know this (and we're willing to be some of you don't), but there's
Do you remember these?
Current windshield stickers are used by both public and private entities to indicate that vehicles they are operating are legally allowed to use either public (national) or private (subdivision) roads. Since the 1960s, government institutions, private schools, corporations, and clubs have also
Southerners, take note
If you drive regularly around the metro, then there's a good chance you've been flagged down for a traffic violation. No matter how big or small that violation is-or whether it really was your fault or not-the worst
...they availed of a second LTO license by submitting an affidavit of loss
You can run, but you cannot hide. This is the message of the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) to motorists whose driver's licenses were confiscated for various traffic violations but failed to, or worse, deliberately, did not redeem them. Some
OSG lawyers of Tugade, Medialdea, Galvante came in full force
Last week, members of the Justitia Lex Machina (JLM) arrived at the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) not in their riding boots and astride their big bikes, but in neatly pressed business suits and driving four-wheeled vehicles for the first
Sometimes common sense isn’t so common
It should go without saying that drivers should always take care when crossing train tracks. Always stop, look, and listen when you're confronted with a rail line. Common sense right? Sadly, as they say, common sense isn't so common.Since
Have you received yours yet?
It seems that the IDeROBOT that the Land Transportation Office (LTO) acquired earlier this year is doing a pretty good job of addressing the agency's license plate backlog-at least that's what the numbers tell us.In a recent social
Not a pretty sight, but things will get better
During a recent trip to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) main branch in East Avenue, Quezon City, I was given an interesting tour of the complex by Benjamin Santiago III, regional director of the LTO NCR East. We were chatting about the
Have you tried paying online?
Have you tried transacting with Philippine Land Transportation Office (LTO) online? If not, you should. It's a major step up versus in previous years, when lining up for hours upon hours just to renew a license was the norm.We know
In support of the government’s efforts to reclaim public roads
We've seen road-clearing operations ramping up in the past few weeks following President Rodrigo Duterte's orders to reclaim all public roads that are being used by private entities. In line with this, Senator Win Gatchalian recently requested the President
We’re hoping to see it soon
In case you missed it, Mayor Isko Moreno caused quite the buzz yesterday as he called for the complete pullout of all electric tricycle (e-trike) units across Manila City. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has since responded to the mayor's
Speedsters, beware
Speed limits are often neglected here in the Philippines. Even outside of tollways, you might find drivers who feel like the world is a racetrack, and that poses a huge safety concern. You see, each road has a designated speed limit, as
Say goodbye to your clutter-free windshield
So, you've finally gotten hold of your brand-new license plates. Soak it in and celebrate, but keep in mind you aren't out in the clear just yet: You still need to install that horrendous-looking-er, we mean fancy-
A few motoring-related concerns from this afternoon’s address
Are you dissatisfied with the Philippine Land Transportation Office's (LTO) quality of service? If your answer is yes, you'll be glad to know your complaints aren't falling on deaf ears.During President Rodrigo Duterte's fourth annual State of
Is this allowed?
Smoking's bad for you-you're probably aware of that. Chances are you also know that lighting up a cigarette outside of designated smoking areas in public is illegal under the Clean Air Act, and can net you a fine between
Repeat offenders beware
Sometimes, you get the sense that drivers in the Philippines simply don't care. Simple-to-follow rules and regulations are broken or ignored far too often, and when motorists are caught, they simply pay the fine and go back to, well,
Are you in favor of this?
The Land Transportation Office's (LTO) practical driving test for license applicants might be about to become more difficult, as well as more expensive-more so if you have no idea what you're doing behind the wheel.House Bill 504, also
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