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Lapu-Lapu City PublicUtility Vehicle Modernization Program

As the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) continue to deliver world-class public transportation that is safe, convenient, environment-friendly, and dependable, new routes were launched in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu last Monday, February 18. Through the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) of the …

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Car accident

The House of Representatives approved on second reading House Bill 9069, which seeks to designate the third Sunday of November every year as the ‘National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims, Survivors, and their Families.’ The measure also aims to express gratitude to all the people who respond to …

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar, together with Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) officials led by President Rodrigo Franco and NLEX Corporation President Luigi Bautista, will conduct a dry-run today, February 20, Wednesday, for the opening of the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 from Karuhatan, Valenzuela …

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Jeepney

Political advertisements are allowed to be posted on public utility vehicles (PUVs) such as jeepneys, buses and taxis as long as a permit is secured from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). In a statement yesterday, February 19, the LTFRB said operators should secure a permit for posting …

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Alaminos-Bani Bypass Road

Following the Senate’s adoption of House Bill 7436, also known as the Road Board Abolition Bill, the measure which seeks to abolish the reportedly graft-ridden Road Board Regulatory Agency is only waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature for it to become official. The bill, which was adopted by the Senate …

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Motorcycle Lane

The number of crimes committed by motorcycle riding suspects (MRS)–otherwise known as riding-in-tandem suspects–has significantly decreased in Metro Manila in 2018, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) announced yesterday, February 18, Monday. NCRPO Chief, Director Guillermo Eleazar said the MRS-related crimes dropped by 53 percent from 853 in 2017 …

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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is ready for Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray‘s homecoming parade as it will field more than 200 traffic enforcers along the route. Set on February 21, Thursday, the parade will start at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila at 2 PM and will traverse through the …

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You’ve probably heard or read of the fire that gutted the famed AutoPlus Sportzentrium automotive high-performance and car maintenance shop located on the southbound side of EDSA between Connecticut Street and Ortigas Avenue. Well, two casualties of the blaze are the Ford Everest and the Toyota Sequoia of Senator Joseph …

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Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country sold a total of 2,758 vehicles for the first month of 2019. January sales showed a 5.0 percent and 6.7 percent dip on the year-on-year and month-on-month periods, respectively. The Passenger Car (PC) segment is on …

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2019 Toyota Hiace

After revealing the latest-generation RAV4, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) and Toyota Motor Corporation are not done with the month of February as they have just revealed the sixth-generation Toyota Hiace, putting to bed the latest generation. TMP President Satoru Suzuki led the world premier of the sixth-generation Hiace, which is …

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Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc., (CPI), has recently released its latest line of advanced engine oils specially formulated for maximizing engine life while maintaining performance even under the most severe conditions. The new heavy-duty Delo Sports Advanced SAE 5W-40 and the Havoline Formula SAE 10W-30 has advanced technology formula …

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Yamaha Moto GP rider Maverick Viñales made sure that the race season this year in the Philippines will be more exciting than ever to give the limelight to the country’s young racers during the launch of the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3. Straight from his practice session, ‘Top Gun’ shared the limelight …

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On Saturday, February 16, the Department of Transportation (DOTR) issued a stern warning against opportunists who would use Secretary Arthur Tugade‘s name to speed up transactions in the Land Transportation Office (LTO). “Please be informed that Secretary Tugade does not tolerate corrupt practices through the unauthorized use of his name, …

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A lawmaker at the House of Representatives recently reiterated his call for the establishment of a Philippine Strategic Fuel Reserves (PSFR) following President Rodrigo Duterte’s admission that he could not do anything about oil prices due to the country’s lack of fuel reserves. In a statement, 1-PACMAN party-list Rep. Michael …

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P2P Bus Cainta to Makati

Commuters can now avail of a new premium point to point (P2P) bus service from Cainta, Rizal to Makati City, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The P2P buses of RRCG Transport with routes from Robinsons Cainta to Trasierra Street in Makati were launched last Monday, February 11. The …

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