The final 11.43km section of the northern tollway has been opened
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said last month that the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) will be completed on July 15, 2020. Well, it's already July 15, and it looks like the agency has delivered on its
Other stories include the possible resumption of jeepney, motorcycle-taxi operations
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
Ready to make the shift?
Still reluctant to plaster an RFID onto your car? It looks like you might not have a choice in a few of months. San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has announced that all the tollways it operates will shift to cashless payments by January
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
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 (
The list includes SMC-operated tollways SLEX, Skyway, STAR Tollway, and TPLEX
To all our hardworking frontline workers, here is some good news for you: The San Miguel Corporation, as part of its efforts to help in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak, is waiving fees on its tollways for all healthcare workers.
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
But only during certain times
If you're traveling south these holidays, take note that you can do so along some major expressways free of charge. SMC Tollways, the outfit behind SLEX, NAIA Expressway, TPLEX, Skyway, and Star Tollway, has announced it will waive toll fees on
Holiday traffic stressing you out? These stories might offer a reprieve
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
And so it begins...
Holy Week is less than two weeks away, and if you're planning on heading out of town, you had best be prepared to deal with some traffic.In anticipation of this, SMC Tollways has released some guidelines and will be implementing "
The same ruling applies to sub-400cc motorcycles
The Court of Appeals has affirmed the decision earlier issued by a lower court banning not only motorcycles with engine displacement lower than 400cc, but also three-wheelers.In its recent decision, the Appellate court reiterated that motorcycles with sidecars are banned
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.
Let's all keep our cool
Heavy car volume, traffic congestion, engine breakdowns, and vehicle collisions are just a few issues that commonly trigger traffic buildup along the tollways nowadays. But motorists are exacerbating the already stressful situation. Alex C. Cruz, SMC Tollways operations head, bared it all."
New year, new motorist
The past 12 months were an interesting time for Filipino motorists. Lots of new laws and developments took place which have had a direct effect on us and our cars. In the spirit of celebrating the coming of 2018, here are 10
They say you can reach Baguio in under three hours
The Pozorrubio, Pangasinan toll exit along the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) has opened, and according to Department of Transportation (DOTr) undersecretary Tim Orbos, it's possible to travel to Baguio in under three hours via the newly-opened segment.The
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
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&#
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