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Two days ago, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) published Regulation No. 19-001, setting the fine for violating the capital's 60kph speed limit at P1,000 per incident.Strangely, though, the document appeared to specifically exempt trucks and buses from
Remember: The limit is 60kph
Late last month, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced that it would be implementing a 60kph speed limit on all of Manila's major roads. Now we know how much the fine is.According to MMDA Regulation No. 19-001, the
“It can be implemented any time”
Speed demons-at least the ones who haven't been exorcized by our horrendous traffic yet-beware: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is planning to implement a 60kph speed limit on all of Manila's major thoroughfares.MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago
Cebu's Transcentral Highway now famous for motorcycle accidents
Are you familiar with the road strip adjacent to Cebu City called 'TCH'? It actually stands for Transcentral Highway, which is fast becoming popular for weekend drives and rides.Considered as the 'mini-Baguio City' of Cebu, TCH boasts scenic mountain views,
Some lessons deserve to be learned
Things have gone really quite badly for a teenager in a town called Hermer, Germany. Just 49 minutes after passing his driving test, local police caught him speeding at almost double the posted speed limit, earning himself a four-week driving ban
Residents, off-roaders seek the help of PNP, LGUs
Our appeal apparently did not fall on deaf ears.This morning, members of the Task Force Marilaque (Marikina-Rizal-Laguna-Quezon) arrived in full force at this 44km winding road to put up tarpaulins and billboards reminding motorists-and riders, in particular-
Because of road reclassification
Earlier today, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) 2018-001, reclassifying different types of roads and providing motorists with a clearer set of speed limits to follow.The move comes in a bid to reduce accidents and speeding
Road accidents in this tourist area are on the rise
Enough is enough!With the increasing number of accidents involving not only motorcycles but also four-wheeled vehicles in the area, Department of Tourism (DoT) assistant secretary Ricky Alegre is calling on concerned government agencies to implement the speed limit on the
Will this work without law enforcement?
One of the world's leading manufacturers of speed limiters has landed on our shores. Autokontrol has officially entered the Philippine market, to be represented locally by a company called Pioneer Truck Parts and Equipment Corporation.According to Autokontrol, it has provided
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't
Different limits for different types of road
Rep. Enrique Cojuangco (1st District, Tarlac) has filed a bill that will set the speed limits on both national and local roads \"to minimize vehicular accidents.\"According to Cojuangco, House Bill 3377 would give all government agencies \"a clear and uniform rule
Find out what the digits were
We spent some time with the patrol officers of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway today, and it was inevitable that our conversation led to speed-limit violations.According to the SCTEX patrol group, on the average, they would apprehend around 20 violators
It's all the way up to Doña Carmen Avenue now
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has extended the coverage of the 60kph speed limit on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.From the original coverage between Philcoa and Batasan Road, which the agency imposed starting January 2011, the MMDA has decided to extend
As if bad traffic conditions aren't enough to slow us down
The 60kph speed limit implemented by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City could soon be applied to all the major roads and highways in Metro Manila if Rep. Winston Castelo of the second district of Quezon City
Goodbye to weekend fun runs to Tagaytay?
Effective today, July 1, 2011, the operator of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) is strictly implementing a maximum speed limit of 100kph to prevent speed-related crashes on the highway. For the same reason, slower vehicles should run a minimum speed of
What's next?
A 60-kilometer-per-hour speed limit will soon be imposed along the Diosdado Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City to prevent vehicular and pedestrian accidents in the area, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.The speed limit, which is similar to
You've been warned
If you think the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) only catches speed-limit violators on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City during the day, think again.MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino said speed guns are also used to monitor the vehicles on the highway
Getting serious about speed-limit violators
It could be just coincidental but the recent apprehension of Richard Gutierrez's driver for going over the 60kph speed limit on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City happened just as the Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) announced that it had created
Their days of overspeeding may soon be over
Public utility vehicles (PUVs) will soon be equipped with speed-limiting devices if Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV gets his way after filing Senate Bill No. 2790 or the proposed "Speed Limiters Act of 2011."According to Trillanes, installing speed limiting devices on
Do you think it'll work here?
The city of Abu Dhabi has enacted a novel way of informing its motorists they are approaching a speed-limited road: by coloring-coding.Instead of having to crane their necks to spot the speed limit signs, motorists can simply check the
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