To make matters worse, the two riders weren’t even wearing helmets
Two guys riding a sub-400cc motorcycle along the Manila-Cavite Expressway (Cavitex) wearing no helmets or any protective gear whatsoever. Damn, talk about ticking all the wrong boxes. Riding a small bike on the tollway is dangerous enough-not wearing a
As part of its efforts to shift to 100% cashless transactions by November 2
As you may have heard by now, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that all major tollways across the country will be required to shift to completely cashless payments by November 2, 2020. In line with this, the Metro Pacific Tollways
Heads up, motorists
We reported the other day that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will soon be requiring all major expressways to implement a completely cashless payment system in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This will be implemented under Department Order (DO) No. 2020-
Get your RFIDs ready, people
Toll plazas at major expressways are extremely high-contact areas, which is why cashless transactions via RFIDs along tollways have been encouraged throughout this COVID-19 pandemic.In the near future, however, electronic toll collection will not only be encouraged, but enforced.
Here are the corresponding toll rates
Attention, motorists from the south: All interchanges along the Laguna segment of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) will be operational starting August 18, 2020.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) recently held an
The NLEX Corporation refutes the false information circulating social media
Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal have all been placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) since August 4. This means that stricter guidelines are now back in effect.These guidelines include the restriction of movement within
Planning to go cashless?
NLEX Corporation would really like it if you jumped into the cashless RFID bandwagon, so much so that it's has opened installation and reloading lanes to help convince you to make the jump.In a statement, the company said that it
The 11.43km Pozzorubio-Rosario section will soon be opened to the public
This is it, guys. The Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), one of the major tollways up north, is nearing completion.According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Mark Villar, the expressway will be officially completed by July
A week ahead of schedule
The San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has had to make some adjustments along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) over the last couple of weeks to make way for the construction of the Skyway Extension Project. According to the previous advisory, the Alabang toll
To make way for ongoing roadworks
As mentioned in our previous story, the Skyway Extension Project has resumed construction since May 15 after two months of inactivity. However, it seems that the 60-day setback has come at a price.The San Miguel Corporation has now announced that
Free RFID tags
As a way to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, transport officials have directed public utility vehicle (PUV) operators using tollways and expressways to install radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on their authorized vehicles.In a press release by the Department
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 (
For safer travels
It's best we stay at home during this COVID-19 pandemic-that's a no-brainer. But if it can't be helped, we should exercise extra caution, especially for those who need to go in and out of Metro Manila
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
There’s less than a year to go before the project’s target completion date
We witnessed a handful of new roads and bridges starting to take shape last year, and among them is the Skyway Stage 3. This is arguably one of the biggest-if not the biggest-of all the ongoing projects the government has
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 agency is working with MPTC to make this happen in time for Christmas day
The first 10-kilometer segment of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) was partially opened by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) last October. Fast forward to a couple of months later, the new southern
This section will be open until January and passage is free
Driving up to Baguio City is a pretty big task in and of itself, and come the holidays, the trip up to the mountains becomes all the more difficult. This season, though, the annual Christmas rush has been paired with the indefinite
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