Beginning March 19, 2016
More great news for commuters: The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has announced that taxi fares nationwide will be lowered to a P30 flag-down rate, with an additional P3.50 per succeeding 500m, as well as P3.50 per 90-
It's a lot harder than you think
Here's a situation the common carless Pinoy faces far too often: It's the end of the day, you're exhausted after a busy nine-to-five at the office, and all you want to do is change into a loose
A new AXN game show on wheels
Finally, there's one good thing that traffic might give Metro Manila commuters: a chance to win cash through the game show Cash Cab Philippines.AXN's new 13-episode series will kick off on December 22 at 8:50pm. An encore
Will this retire the iconic Crown?
It has been said that a country's taxicabs are its ambassadors to tourists and the outside world. Proof of this can be seen in such places as London and New York.Another famous taxicab that has gained popularity among tourists is
We'd definitely pay to ride one of these
What's the first image that comes to mind when someone mentions "taxicab"? With all the bad press they've been getting of late, we wouldn't be surprised if a lot of you picture a worn-down, smelly '90s vehicle with
Learn more about its provisions
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has posted a memorandum on its website regarding implementing guidelines for the opening of a premium taxi service (PTS), just days after the agency had announced its ultimatum for unregistered Transportation Network Companies (TNC) such
Which transportation service is better?
There are inevitable days when we can't--or would rather not--use our personal vehicles. There are "coding" situations, scheduled maintenance, or times when you just want to avoid the soul-sucking experience of Metro Manila traffic.Back in the day,
Is China-made F3 up to the task?
A fresh influx of taxicabs--and by this we mean brand-new--is always welcome news. We've all had experiences wherein we ride cabs that smell weird, feel icky, and leave you not wanting to know what the damp matter your
From current rate of P40
If you frequently ride a taxicab to get to wherever it is you're going, here's some good news for you: Starting on March 9, the standard flag-down rate for cabs nationwide will go down from the current P40 to
Good idea or bad?
Rep. Cesar Sarmiento (Catanduanes) has filed House Resolution 1771, which tasks the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to take a more proactive stance in preventing taxi-related crimes."Public order and safety strongly demand that a holistic strategy--not a case-
Take it from the biggest company in PH
One of the Philippines' rising car brands recently hosted a dinner for Top Gear Philippines. As usual, stories about the automotive industry inevitably came about.During one such conversation, we were informed that the brand hosting the dinner had been courting R&
See for yourself
Contrary to what some people think, members of the Top Gear staff don't drive a different new car every week. We don't have a basement parking garage full of the latest in automotive metal. There are maybe three or four
It's about time
Have you ever taken one of those yellow taxicabs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and, upon arriving home, found that you were being charged more than double of what you know you should be paying for?Well, Representatives Rufus Rodriguez (2nd
Now that's some feel-good news
Finally, some feel-good motoring news involving a Filipino driver. BBC News has reported that a Pinoy taxicab driver in Las Vegas returned a bag left by a passenger inside his car. The contents of the bag? A cool $300,000 in
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Christmas is just around the corner, and along with Santa\'s season come the parties and the paranoia induced by the rising incidence of theft. Thanks to today\'s connected world, you don\'t have to worry about driving after going to
A bill that is long overdue
Taxicab passengers have found an ally in the Senate as Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago recently filed Senate Bill No. 1206, or the \"Taxi Passenger Bill of Rights.\"\"There are too many disturbing reports of taxi drivers and operators who take advantage of
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