Here’s for all the collectors and aficionados out there
Recently, there were two important bills that lapsed into law concerning the automotive industry: the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act and the Vintage Vehicle Regulation Act. We already discussed the former in a detailed explainer. This time around, we're going to
The game-changer we’ve been waiting for?
Earlier this month, Republic Act no. 11697 finally lapsed into law without President Rodrigo Duterte's signature. Better known as the country's Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act, it's being heralded by its proponents as a possible game-changer in the
There is hope
Motorists yearning for a cleaner means of getting around aren't the only people who've noticed the country is seriously lagging behind when it comes to the electric vehicle industry. Lawmakers have, too.Proof of this is Republic Act no. 11697.
The bill is still subject to amendments
We have important news for motorists: As oil prices continue to spike, the House of Representatives Committee on Energy has now approved amendments to Republic Act No. 8479 or the Oil Deregulation Law that will help prevent fuel companies from continuously jacking
There is a proper time and place to make noise
Loud cars can be fun, but at the same time, there's a proper time and place to show them off. During a track day is one of them-while passing through a residential area where people are trying to get some
A common misconception
Imagine that you're nonchalantly driving down the road, minding your own business and obeying all the road rules-when suddenly a motorbike comes out of nowhere, hits the side of your vehicle, and tumbles down to the ground."I'm screwed,"
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
“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)
Do you think this will be beneficial?
The past couple of weeks have been jarring for motorists and commuters, to say the least. First, it was SLEX carmageddon that made headlines. Following that, the MRT-3, LRT-1, and LRT-2 lines experienced mishaps in the same week-the
The Italian brand is threatening legal action
Apparently, owning the keys to a Ferrari doesn't necessarily mean you can do whatever you want with it for all of social media to behold.German fashion designer Philipp Plein was threatened by the Italian supercar manufacturer with legal action over
There’s plenty of room for improvement on our end
We recently went on a trip to Japan to observe a driving school in Japan. During the trip, we encouraged our Instagram followers to ask what they want to know about learning to drive in Japan. One of the questions we got
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
This includes all official bus stops and rest areas
Remember the bill that sought free WiFi access and toilet usage for passengers at land transport terminals? Here's some good news for all you commuters reading this-it has officially been passed into law.Republic Act No. 11311 (RA 11311), also
They're for your own protection
Republic Act No. 10642 or the Philippine Lemon Law is an 'Act Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Purchase of Brand New Motor Vehicles,' which aims to promote full protection to the rights of consumers in the sale of motor vehicles against business
Read and be informed
It has been a long time coming, but the government has finally passed Republic Act 11229, a law which provides for the Special Protection of Child Passengers in Motor Vehicles. While the law will not take effect immediately, current and future parents
Are you in favor of this?
Own a motorcycle? If yes, a few changes might soon be coming to its license plates.President Rodrigo Duterte has signed Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, into law.Under this law, the Philippine Land Transportation
Are you courteous to our two-wheeled friends?
The Philippines just took another step toward making its streets more bicycle-friendly.House Bill 8911, otherwise known as the Minimum Overtaking of Cyclists Distance Act, has been approved in its third and final reading. Essentially, it makes overtaking bicycles in a
And has been for some time
Ever driven along a provincial road and been greeted by a long pile of palay being dried in the sun by local farmers? Well, it turns out the practice is actually illegal, and has been for quite some time.The Department of
Let's see how this plays out
It looks like the issue surrounding the Land Transportation Office's (LTO) alleged crackdown on modifed off-roaders isn't over just yet.A House Resolution to suspend the alleged implementation of the "charges on modified vehicles" was filed by Representative Dax
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