The free ride was fun while it lasted
There are two main reasons why plenty of motorists have been enamored over Skyway Stage 3 since it opened towards the end of 2020. One is that it significantly cuts down the time wasted slogging through traffic to get from one point
“Ang ating toll rates dapat nag-increase na noon pang 2009”
One reason San Miguel boss Ramon S. Ang is smiling nowadays is the unprecedented performance of BMW Motorrad Philippines' sales despite the pandemic. In an interview with Summit Media editors last week, Ang says he's aware of the phenomenal growth of
Those entering tollways without enough load in their RFID accounts will be apprehended
Attention, RFID users: The Toll Regulatory Board's (TRB) three-strike policy, which will penalize RFID users who enter RFID lanes with insufficient load in their accounts, will soon be taking effect.We first heard about this in February as the TRB'
How soon will the policy be implemented?
Do you still remember the Toll Regulatory Board's 'three-strike policy'?The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the measure, which will penalize motorists who attempt to pass through RFID lanes with insufficient load in their RFID accounts, were approved on
SMC may not begin toll collection yet, though
It looks like our days of free passage on Skyway Stage 3 will soon come to an end.The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has given provisional approval to the toll fees proposed by San Miguel Corporation (SMC) for the elevated expressway. The
It’s now only a matter of when the TRB starts implementing the new policy
The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) recently revealed that it is currently studying a new three-strike policy to penalize RFID users who try to pass through tollways with insufficient balances in their Autosweep or Easytrip accounts.Under this new system, motorists will
Too many things going on at the same time
Here's where we are so far in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act: By operation of the law, Republic Act No. 11229 already took effect on February 2, 2021, but the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stressed
Make it a habit to always check your RFID load
Are you the kind of motorist who enters the tollway without checking your RFID load beforehand? If so, then you better take this seriously. The management of Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) and SMC Tollways, along with the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB),
The agency is still studying the rates
We're now in the second month of 2021, but it appears we still have no official word on how much the toll fees for Skyway Stage 3 will be. Well, it looks like we might have to wait a bit longer
The TRB has just revealed the proposed toll fees for the newly opened tollway
Have you tried out the newly opened Skyway Stage 3 already? If yes, then you're aware that San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has granted motorists toll-free passage through this portion of the expressway until January 29, 2021.Now, if you're
And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
The RFID saga continues
The entire RFID mess was clearly one of the country's biggest motoring issues in 2020. It feels like it's been one blunder after the other during this transition to 100% cashless transactions on all expressways.For months, motorists and tollway
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