Motorists, be advised
Way back when, tollway operators made use of DSRC tags for electronic toll collection. But with the advent of RFID technology, major expressways started replacing these bulky physical tags with the stickers we normally see today.These days, only a few tollways
It’s already 82% complete
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has some good news for residents of Cabanatuan: Phase 1 of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX), which is expected to cut travel time between the city and Tarlac to just 20 minutes, is
You can now have it delivered to your doorstep and install it yourself
Toll plazas are high-contact areas, which is why cashless transactions are now being encouraged more than ever as people start hitting the road again. You see, unless motorists have RFIDs to pay for their toll fees, physical contact is almost inevitable
Medical personnel need only secure a special RFID to avail of the privilege
It's never a bad idea to start the week with some good news, so we have some for you here: All healthcare workers may now enjoy toll-free passage on all major expressways in Luzon.Department of Public Works and Highways (
Also, the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act moves a step closer to being passed into law
These will surely make driving at night a whole lot easier
Driving at night can be extremely difficult for some people, especially when traveling along expressways. Unless you traverse them daily, you probably haven't memorized the entirety of our country's tollways-that, plus the lowered visibility in the dark, are not
Additional toll collection points and free towing services will be available
Have any long trips planned during the holidays? If you're heading up north anytime soon, then you should be advised that traffic is expected to worsen along the northern tollways within the next few weeks.A 10% surge in traffic volume
The fee increase takes effect on June 14, 2019
Do you often drive through northern expressways? Then get this: The Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) is set to increase its toll rates effective this Friday, June 14, 2019.The Toll Regulatory Board has recently approved the adjustments to the SCTEX toll
Expect a speedier SCTEX experience
Regulars of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) will be happy to know that toll plazas along the thoroughfare are about to receive an upgrade.The NLEX Corporation, which manages SCTEX, has announced that it will be adding 20 new lanes strategically
Here are the alternate routes you can take
Apologies if you're tired of reading about road closures and rerouting already, but it's better to be informed than to drive straight into chaos without knowing the cause of the traffic buildup. At least that's what we
Just to give you a heads-up
Northerners and those headed to the northern parts of Luzon this week, take note: The North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corporation has already released its roadwork schedule and lane closures on NLEX and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), for the period of
Small motorbikes: Don't push your luck
Officials of the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) reiterated their warning against motorcycles with engine displacements below 400cc entering expressways.Engr. Abraham P. Sales, TRB executive director, issued a directive to seven private operators of tollways in Luzon to strictly implement the ban
Traveling North?
Traveling up North anytime soon? Then you're going to want to plan accordingly, because the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Corporation has announced lane closures and road works along both NLEX and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) .On Facebook, the company
In case you missed the memo
If you travel along any of our fine expressways (Star Tollway, SLEX, NLEX, SCTEX, or TPLEX), you are probably familiar with vehicle classifications and their corresponding fees. Keen eyes will also notice a height measurement at every toll booth that reads 7ft6in.
Was the methodology reliable?
On May 27 this year, the Department of Energy partnered with Petron Corporation in conducting a fuel economy run featuring 22 car brands and 70 vehicle models. The stated purpose was to provide DOE with "a benchmark for fuel efficiency labeling, which
Which cars yielded the best efficiency?
Nearly a month ago, we reported that the Department of Energy was to conduct a fuel economy run--in partnership with Petron Corporation--in line with the government agency's plan to expand its Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program to
So you can have fun driving
The operators of the North Luzon Expressway, the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway and the Cavite Expressway have announced their plans to manage the expected traffic buildup within their respective jurisdictions as motorists and commuters travel to and from the provinces for the
Because nothing beats an informed driver
Holy Week is almost here, which means summer road trips for most of us. So now would be a good time to familiarize ourselves with the specific speed limits on our major expressways. It's interesting how many of us don&#
A first for the expressway
Motorists coming from the northernmost part of Luzon and headed south toward Pampanga or Metro Manila will soon no longer have to worry about their vehicles running out of fuel when they get onto the southbound stretch of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac
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