Repeat offenders beware
Sometimes, you get the sense that drivers in the Philippines simply don't care. Simple-to-follow rules and regulations are broken or ignored far too often, and when motorists are caught, they simply pay the fine and go back to, well,
Are you in favor of this?
The Land Transportation Office's (LTO) practical driving test for license applicants might be about to become more difficult, as well as more expensive-more so if you have no idea what you're doing behind the wheel.House Bill 504, also
LTO and DepEd launch the integration of road safety in the basic education curriculum
Our population is growing rapidly and our roads are filled to capacity. We aren't just talking about motor vehicles driven by people here. The road ecosystem includes pedestrians, commuters, motorcycle riders, PWDs, you name it. Everyone-young and old-has to
Get the chance to see the company’s modern jeepneys
As part of its Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), the government has officially launched the Modern PUV Caravan. Hino Motors Philippines (HMP) continues its support for the program through its participation in the festivities earlier today.The Japanese manufacturer will be
Is yours on the list?
Is your vehicle still plying our streets sporting that old six-digit white-and-green license plate? If your answer is yes, you might want to check out the Philippine Land Transportation Office's (LTO) official Facebook page.The agency has released
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
No, this is not a challenge
For better or for worse, social media has changed the motoring landscape. And in their quest for likes and shares, some misguided drivers have gained notoriety for their dangerous antics behind the wheel. Don't know what we are talking about? Just
Violators face a P5,000 penalty and confiscation of ‘bora-bora’ motorbike
Due to the public's mounting complaints on the proliferation of motorcycles with exhaust systems emitting excessive sound, Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante has issued a memorandum order for the conduct of an intensified crackdown against these causes of public
We’ll let you weigh in on this one
Electric kick scooters, or e-scooters as we call them, are great alternatives to using public transport to get around the metro. They can help you beat Metro Manila traffic, and they're lightweight, portable, and-most important-environment-friendly.You might
The government agency clarifies the matter
NOTE: Our sources from the Land Transportation Office have told us that as of May 29, 2019, the memo below has been retracted and taken down from all LTO branches. Watch this space for updates. If you've ever visited your nearby
One of the government’s main initiatives to improve public transport
We've seen the development of the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in recent years. And now modernization has come to the taxi sector of public transport.According to a press release from the DOTr
License plates of vehicles registered far back as July 2016 should now be available
Remember the license-plate-making machine we featured a couple of months back? Well, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the 'IDeROBOT' has produced over 1.7 million plates since it began its operations.The agency went live via Facebook earlier
Does the registered owner have to be present at all times?
Yes, your cousin can use the motorcycle without you accompanying him. Under your cousin's proposed scheme, you will be the registered owner with all the responsibilities and liabilities of a legal owner.There is no requirement under the law that only
More than 2,000 small bikes expected to pass through the tollways on May 19
It's like déjà vu: Large groups of riders on board motorcycles with engine displacements below 400cc will be allowed to use the country's two biggest tollways-South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and North Luzon Expressway (NLEX)-once again.But, there'
Is the comfort worth the waiting time?
As I write this, I've just returned from renewing my driver's license at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) renewal center at Robinsons Metro East, Pasig City. Yes, yes, I know. The LTO already offers an online appointment system-something which
Thumbs up!
An entire taxi fleet has been ordered banned by Philippine airport authorities after one of its drivers was caught illegally charging his passengers.Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal has ordered MIAA police authorities to ban the entire fleet
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