Should this be a priority at the moment?
Yes, the 'doble plaka' law, also known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, remains a hot topic despite the ongoing pandemic.Only a few days after the Land Transportation Office (LTO) postponed the controversial law due to the non-availability of license
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
A rider group has filed a motion for a temporary restraining order
With or without the COVID-19 pandemic, Justitia Lex Machina (JLM) remains diligent in its efforts to stop the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.This group of lawyers who are also riders has
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
The hearing will resume after the lockdown
Now that the cat is out of the bag, a group of lawyers belonging to a riders' organization is coming up with a new strategy in a bid to stop the implementation of the controversial Republic Act No. 11235, officially called the
It came like a thief in the night
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has just released the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, with some modifications from the original version signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on
Plus, updates on LTO driver’s license exam and centralized digital system
In light of recent events
It seems Republic Act No. 11235 or the notorious 'doble plaka' law isn't going away anytime soon.Senator Richard Gordon, the principal author of the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, is once again pushing for its immediate implementation, citing the rising riding-
“Pag di nireport ng may-ari, makakasuhan siya”
The Motorcycle Crime Prevention Law, also known as Republic Act 11235 and more notoriously referred to as the 'doble plaka' law, isn't dead just yet.Senator Richard Gordon, the law's principal author, is calling on the Land Transportation Office (LTO)
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
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
The Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act is “seriously flawed and discriminatory”
It's like the proverbial sword of Damocles above our heads-this is how the 15 members of the newly formed Justitia Lex Machina (JLM) described the Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act of 2019. Signed
‘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
“The provision on front license plates was not in the original version”
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