It seems to be the case
On Thursday, the Skyway O&M Corporation, operator of the Skyway Stage 3, reported that traffic has been easing on the elevated facility after motorists complained about it during the first day of toll fee collection."We apologize for the inconvenience. While
Some of our readers share their reasons
It's been nearly a year since the Department of Transportation (DOTr) initially mandated all tollways to go completely cashless. As we all know, everything didn't exactly go as planned.Frankly, it's going to be really hard to backtrack all
This should be a thing for all banks
PSBank clients can rest easy when it comes to how much load is inside their RFIDs. Why? Because the bank's mobile app allows for instant reloading of Autosweep and Easytrip accounts.If your smartphone is equipped with the PSBank Mobile app,
Do you agree?
The hullabaloo surrounding the implementation of the RFID-only scheme on all major tollways has died down over the past few months. The long lines at RFID installation sites-both for Autosweep and Easytrip-have disappeared, and it appears the situation has
How soon will the policy be implemented?
Do you still remember the Toll Regulatory Board's 'three-strike policy'?The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the measure, which will penalize motorists who attempt to pass through RFID lanes with insufficient load in their RFID accounts, were approved on
That number is expected to grow
It looks like plenty of motorists down south are buying into the shift from cash to RFID tags.According to the San Miguel Corporation (SMC), the number of vehicles equipped with Autosweep RFIDs now totals 2.7 million. For reference, the operator
It’s now only a matter of when the TRB starts implementing the new policy
The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) recently revealed that it is currently studying a new three-strike policy to penalize RFID users who try to pass through tollways with insufficient balances in their Autosweep or Easytrip accounts.Under this new system, motorists will
And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
The RFID saga continues
The entire RFID mess was clearly one of the country's biggest motoring issues in 2020. It feels like it's been one blunder after the other during this transition to 100% cashless transactions on all expressways.For months, motorists and tollway
See how the world of motoring has fared in the first few days of 2021
Have you gotten one yet?
Those of you who still haven't managed to get your hands on an Autosweep RFID tag will want to pay attention.SMC Tollways has announced that Autosweep RFID installation will be allowed for all car brands at select BMW dealerships until
In case you haven’t gotten your RFIDs yet
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has had its hands full lately. After partially opening the Skyway Stage 3 to the public, the company has now announced that it is setting up to shift to 100% cashless transactions along all its tollways come January
It’s been a very, very long year
You've probably heard this dozens of times before already, but we'll say it again: It's been a long year. A lot of things happened throughout the course of 2020, from the beginning of January right until these last few
What’s your take on this?
With RFIDs still a hot topic these days, there's another related subject that's of particular interest to riders: toll fees.Right now, tollway-legal motorcycles (with engine displacements 400cc and above) are charged the same fees as light vehicles that
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