Motorcycle owners have been given 60 days to update their registration
Land Transportation Office (LTO) assistant secretary Edgar Galvante has ordered all LTO officials and employees to defer the implementation of Republic Act (RA) 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.In a memorandum dated July 1, 2020, Galvante cited two
They don't want to be caught up with the ‘doble plaka’ law
The clock is ticking for millions of motorcycle owners with delinquent registrations at the Land Transportation Office (LTO), many of them facing problems with the transfer of the ownership of their motorcycles.Other than the government-imposed lockdown that lasted for more
In case you lost the original document
Are the registration papers of your motorcycle updated? In case you haven't transferred the ownership of your bike, you better do it now because heavy penalties and jail terms await the owners who fail to comply with the stipulations of Republic
This has been a long legal road for motorcyclists
The Justitia Lex Machina (JLM) has presented before the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) as witness a rider who asserted that Republic Act 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, is unfair and discriminatory to the riding communities.Attorney
Ignorance of the law excuses no one
In an interview over DZMM yesterday, May 29, 2020, Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante finally spoke about the controversial Republic Act No. 11235, or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, more than two weeks after he signed its implementing rules and
No explanation, no interpretation, no warning as to when it will be implemented
The recent signing of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, by Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante has no doubt stirred up a hornet's nest.Different riding
After RA 11235’s implementing rules and regulations were published
Does the name Michael Bucu ring a bell? Well, the cohost of Jay Taruc's podcast RidePH happens to own the motorcycle accessories and repair shop Michaelmotoworkz, located in Caloocan City.Caloocan is a major hub of motorcycle stores. But naturally, the
Medialdea, Tugade, Galvante among those named as respondents in the petition
A motorcycle group composed of practicing lawyers has brought the controversial Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, to the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC).In filing a petition for declaratory relief, the 15 members of
Violators face a P5,000 penalty and confiscation of ‘bora-bora’ motorbike
Due to the public's mounting complaints on the proliferation of motorcycles with exhaust systems emitting excessive sound, Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante has issued a memorandum order for the conduct of an intensified crackdown against these causes of public
‘Doble plaka’ law imposes P20,000 to P50,000 fine or imprisonment for violators
With an average annual sales growth of around 20%, the motorcycle industry has consistently left the automotive sector eating dust in recent years. As of March 2019, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) reported that the number of motor vehicles-cars and motorcycles
Violators face a P5,000 penalty
Everyone's preparing for the upcoming long weekend. As we expect an exodus of motorists from Metro Manila and other key cities in the country, this situation, unfortunately, brings us again to the perennial heavy traffic in almost all major thoroughfares that
Traffic enforcers are all over C5, EDSA looking for violators
No excuses.This is the stern warning of enforcers from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) against motorcycle riders who hit the road without proper riding gear.These past few days, Moto Sapiens has noticed more and
Think twice about doing it
We've all considered putting the pedal to the floor at one time or another, especially when the asphalt underneath is nice and smooth, and the road up ahead is clear. Our expressways are in very good condition as well, so the
We are moving out of the dark ages
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is going digital at last. How? You can book an appointment online for your appearance now. Although you still have to be physically present at the LTO branch, this is a great development. Do note that this
A sweeping ban on LED lights is wrong
The recent LTO memorandum captioned "Subject: Enforcement of LED Lights and Wang-Wang Sirens" sent a chill through the spine of car owners whose vehicles had either factory-installed or aftermarket LED lights.The chill caused car owners to immediately stop using
Including wang-wangs and LED lights
For reasons that are entirely alien to any straight-thinking person, there are drivers out there who think it's cool to install extremely bright lights on their car that blind other motorists. It's bad enough that they put these in
Minimum-age requirement raised
The Land Transportation Office will be making revisions to the existing rules and regulations for those applying for both professional (PDL) and non-professional driver's licenses (NPDL), as well as student permits (SP) and conductor's licenses. Several administrative orders will
Meet Philippine motoring's new hero
Good day! I am Lito, at your service. May I seeyour car's registration? Thank you. Officer, this is my car's registration. However, I stilldon't have license plates. Will you apprehend me? I will not apprehend you. The policy is "
Could your plates be on this list?
No, this is not an April Fool's Day story. This is serious stuff.The Land Transportation Office--in its desire to prove that the fault in the delayed license plates doesn't rest upon it--has furnished the Department of Transportation
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