Uh oh
Earlier this month, motorists were surprised by the sudden revival of controversial Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (PMVIC). Now, a member of the Philippine Senate is expressing his displeasure over the move. In a statement, senate president pro tempore Ralph Recto blasted
Agree?
Are food delivery personnel being treated fairly here in the Philippines? If we're going by FoodPanda riders' recent complaints regarding the company's payment structure, perhaps this is an issue. One senator has even gone as far as to label their
It aims to reduce accidents and, ultimately, make roads safer
A measure has been filed in the Senate mandating government agencies to set up road and public safety signage that follow international standards to help reduce car accidents and other hazards.Senator Grace Poe put forward the Public Safety Signages Accountability Bill,
Will the stricter measures improve safety for riders and all road users?
Senator Manny Pacquiao recently filed Senate Bill 2263, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Rights and Safety Act of 2021.The proposed bill aims to "recognize, protect, and promote the rights of motorcycle owners and users to proper standards of ownership and use,
Laying down the foundation for electric motoring
Good news for proponents of electric cars here in the Philippines. Senate Bill No. 1382, also known as the Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations Act, has finally been passed.The bill, which was authored by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and several other members
Other complaints include withholding of OR/CR, forced repossession
Senator Richard Gordon has apparently not run out of ammunition to use against erring motorcycle dealers. After exposing some of their alleged unfair business practices, like the delayed release of registration papers and license plates, Gordon has raised another alarming issue: the
“We have seen enough, we have heard enough”
Suffering from mid-week blues? Well, just be glad you aren't in the Land Transportation Office's (LTO) or Department of Transportation's (DOTr) shoes at the moment. Members of the Philippine Senate continue to scold both transportation agencies over the
‘There are people with a lot of questions’
Yesterday, Senator Grace Poe called for a probe into issues surrounding the country's shift to private motor vehicle inspection centers (PMVICs). In a statement, Poe stressed that while the intention behind the move is noble, "the fees following its implementation cannot
There’s still plenty of kinks to sort out
It seems the motoring public isn't the only party to feel that the implementation of Republic Act No. 11229, also known as the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act, leaves much to be desired.Several Philippine senators have introduced Senate Resolution
Good news for our fellow road users
Senate Bill No. 1518-also known as the 'Safe Pathways Act'-was filed during the first few months of the pandemic to create a safe network for pedestrians, cyclists, and users of non-motorized vehicles. Well, we have good news for our
It shouldn’t be this hard
The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee will investigate the top officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) for their alleged failure to produce new motorcycle license plates. The move was announced this week by Senator Richard Gordon
Senator says this was caused by ‘lack of coordination’
Apparently, regular motorists aren't the only ones noticing how electrical poles remain obstructions following road-widening projects. Several members of the Philippine Senate have taken note of the issue as well.According to a report by ABS-CBN News, the issue
Thank God
Still scrambling to equip your ride with an RFID sticker before the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) December 1 deadline? You might have a little more breathing room now, because the agency says it won't be fining motorists just yet.According
We’re still eagerly waiting for this
Last year during the Nissan Futures symposium in Hong Kong, the Japanese carmaker announced that it would be introducing the Leaf electric vehicle (EV) in the Philippine market. Well, we're still waiting, but thankfully, it looks like the EV is slowly
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