One less thing to worry about for now
Is your car's registration nearing its expiration? Well, worry not, because the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has just announced it will be extending its validity periods and deadlines for registration once again.In a Facebook post, the LTO broke down every
Our follow-up report about this dishonest practice
Update: No, you can't pay to choose the last digit of your plate number-unless you have paid for a special plate.Yesterday, we wrote about a statement released by the Land Transportation Office (LTO). We said: "According to LTO
It's not considered an 'added service'
Picture this: You've just bought a brand-new ride and are in the process of registering it. The dealer suggests that you pay an extra P3,000 to P5,000 in order to choose the final numeral on your license
It's a start, at least
A lot of motorists are still waiting on their plates from the Land Transportation Office (LTO), but it's nice to see that progress is finally being made. Today, the Department of Transportation through the LTO has turned over the plates for
About damn time
Good things come to those who wait, or something like that. We're sure many car owners out there would rather receive their license plates than hear that idiom one more time. Well, if you registered your car between July 1 to
To produce its own license plates
Have you complained about delayed license plates anytime in the last few years? Don't worry, because the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has apparently heard your cries. The government organization today inaugurated its very own plate-making plant at its headquarters in
It's about damn time
Still waiting for your new license plates? You know, like you've been doing for the past year or two? If yes, you'll be glad to know that the Supreme Court (SC) has finally lifted the temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing
Explains controversial '8' plate
Contrary to popular belief, getting married and starting a family isn't necessarily a death sentence for gearheads and car nuts. We've actually featured dozens of happy car-loving couples on our Facebook page in prenup shoots, or simply posing with
Do you believe in serendipity?
Whether you're talking about supply shortage, delivery delay, or inferior quality, almost everything about Philippine motor-vehicle license plates is synonymous with bad news. So when we receive glad tidings about license plates, we pay attention. And we ask that you
Could your plates be on this list?
No, this is not an April Fool's Day story. This is serious stuff.The Land Transportation Office--in its desire to prove that the fault in the delayed license plates doesn't rest upon it--has furnished the Department of Transportation
This is not an early April Fool's Day joke
This is not an early April Fool's Day joke. If you have a brand-new car but you have yet to receive its license plates from the Land Transportation Office, you only have until March 31 to enjoy driving it on
Difficult to remove and transfer
Just a couple of days after the Department of Transportation and Communications and the Land Transportation Office began issuing the new standardized license plates for private vehicles, both agencies have now begun issuing the same for public-utility vehicles."The new PUV
But can LTO stick to its 45-day promise?
The Department of Transportation and Communications claims that the new standardized license plates "will be available to replace old license plates beginning today, January 5, in line with the government's license plate standardization program.""It's time to change old license
Starting January 1st, 2015
The Land Transportation Office has announced that effective January 1, 2015, it is requiring all four-wheel vehicles that will renew their registration to replace their current license plates with the new standardized ones.According to the agency, the vehicle's new
And how much is it?
You're probably sick of hearing "Land Transportation Office" right now. The agency's amusing indecisiveness in implementing its new motoring rules is truly, er, amusing. Much of the ambiguity revolves around a policy involving license-plate accessories. Are plate frames now
Ready for distribution for new cars
We dropped by LTO Pasig to have a chat with its chief, Nida San Buenaventura, to ask about the issuance of the new license plates. "The new license plates? Definitely, tuloy 'yun," she said. "But we don't know the exact date
Better or worse?
So, over the weekend, the Department of Transportation and Communications announced that the new-design license plates would be released by the Land Transportation Office beginning in late April this year. Yesterday, we got this photo from reader Gene Lawrence Borja. "Sneak
Handy when you're buying a secondhand car
We discovered something cool today! Yes, we know, we're probably a little too late in the game considering we're an automotive website. We're talking about the Land Transportation Office's SMS service that allows the
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