The same ruling applies to sub-400cc motorcycles
The Court of Appeals has affirmed the decision earlier issued by a lower court banning not only motorcycles with engine displacement lower than 400cc, but also three-wheelers.In its recent decision, the Appellate court reiterated that motorcycles with sidecars are banned
In case you missed the memo
If you travel along any of our fine expressways (Star Tollway, SLEX, NLEX, SCTEX, or TPLEX), you are probably familiar with vehicle classifications and their corresponding fees. Keen eyes will also notice a height measurement at every toll booth that reads 7ft6in.
Let's all keep our cool
Heavy car volume, traffic congestion, engine breakdowns, and vehicle collisions are just a few issues that commonly trigger traffic buildup along the tollways nowadays. But motorists are exacerbating the already stressful situation. Alex C. Cruz, SMC Tollways operations head, bared it all."
New year, new motorist
The past 12 months were an interesting time for Filipino motorists. Lots of new laws and developments took place which have had a direct effect on us and our cars. In the spirit of celebrating the coming of 2018, here are 10
They say you can reach Baguio in under three hours
The Pozorrubio, Pangasinan toll exit along the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) has opened, and according to Department of Transportation (DOTr) undersecretary Tim Orbos, it's possible to travel to Baguio in under three hours via the newly-opened segment.The
Was the methodology reliable?
On May 27 this year, the Department of Energy partnered with Petron Corporation in conducting a fuel economy run featuring 22 car brands and 70 vehicle models. The stated purpose was to provide DOE with "a benchmark for fuel efficiency labeling, which
Which cars yielded the best efficiency?
Nearly a month ago, we reported that the Department of Energy was to conduct a fuel economy run--in partnership with Petron Corporation--in line with the government agency's plan to expand its Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program to include
Because nothing beats an informed driver
Holy Week is almost here, which means summer road trips for most of us. So now would be a good time to familiarize ourselves with the specific speed limits on our major expressways. It's interesting how many of us don't
How much is the cost of each one?
The National Economic and Development Authority, which is chaired by President Benigno Aquino III, has approved six infrastructure projects that aim to provide commuters and motorists with "a more reliable and efficient transport infrastructure system."Four projects are expected to benefit motorists,
Toll-free until January 20
San Miguel Corporation, the administrator of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), has announced that it will open the second section of the highway from Rosales in Pangasinan to Urdaneta, also in Pangasinan, on December 20--just in time for the
To prevent traffic bottlenecks at tollbooths
Rep. Aleta Suarez (3rd District, Quezon) wants the different toll operators of the country's expressways to adopt a single ticketing system "to ensure smooth and uninterrupted travel of the public" by filing House Resolution 884."The government should require the different
Promises travel time of 30 minutes end-to-end
President Benigno Aquino III formally inaugurated today the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway by gracing the official opening of the highway\'s Tarlac City-Gerona-Paniqui section.\"I can't really help but dwell on what the future has in store for
Did you use the expressway last weekend?
Following the opening of the first segment of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway to Gerona, Tarlac, last week, the Department of Public Works and Highways foresees that the approximately 32km stretch from Gerona to Rosales, Pangasinan, will be open by July
We hope it\'s definite this time
The road trip to North Luzon will soon be faster come November 1 since the first segment of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) is reportedly due to open on that day.The information was revealed to us by someone from
The first two interchanges, at least
If everything goes according to plan, the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway could be open by August, or at least the stretch from where the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway ends in the north at the Santa Rosa-Tarlac Road going to the
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