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
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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
A letter sender raises a concern. An LTO official addresses it
While the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is still working out the kinks of the online submission of medical certificates, an interesting message arrived in our inbox. It is from a doctor who claims to work at a private clinic that grants medical
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It's doesn't look like there'll be any stopping the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act, aka the 'doble plaka' law, anytime soon.During the first consultative meeting on the law attended by local motorcycle clubs, bike manufacturers, law enforcement and license
“The provision on front license plates was not in the original version”
Rider clubs, motorcycle manufacturers, and other stakeholders have been invited to join
To suspend or not to suspend: This must now be the dilemma of Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante after his agency was given instructions by President Rodrigo Duterte last week to temporarily shelve the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235,
He wants to drop the ‘front license plate’ clause and lower the prescribed penalties
President Rodrigo Duterte has asked the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to suspend the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.In his speech during the 25th National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs of the Philippines (NFMCP)
LTO chief to lead nationwide consultation on ‘doble plaka’ law on April 12
While the June 2019 deadline for the implementation of Republic Act No. 11235-aka the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act-is fast approaching, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) are working overtime to come up with a win-win solution for this
A sore topic for riders lately
Discussions revolving around the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act-otherwise known as the 'doble plaka' law-have started, and Senator Richard Gordon is stressing that he wants to play a role in drafting the guidelines for
This thing works fast
Still waiting to receive your car's license plates? If your answer is yes, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) have some good news for you.According to the DOTr, the LTO has acquired new robotic plate-
“The conduction-sticker decal is a good option”
Apparently, they're all singing the same tune now.Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante assured the eight million owners of registered motorcycles in the country that metal won't be used in the production of front motorcycle license plates.Along
We're listening
The Philippines has made great strides towards cleaning up its act when it comes to transportation. There's the Department of Transportation's (DOTR) PUV Modernization Program, which is still ongoing, as well as tax exemptions on electric car imports,
The saga continues
A Philippine Senator is reminding the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to be careful in drafting the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11235, otherwise known as the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act or 'doble plaka' law.Senator Richard Gordon, the
Riders have been heard
It looks like riders' concerns regarding the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act haven't fallen on deaf ears.Earlier today, a dialogue was held between members of the Philippine riding community, the Philippine Senate, and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to discuss issues
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