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To showcase their ability to build vehicles from the ground up, the Used Trucks Rebuilders and Importers Association of the Philippines (UTRIP) highlighted more than 30 rebuilt trucks in a two-day trucks  show. Last May 17 and 18, more than 30 rebuilt trucks were displayed in Metrotent. Some of the …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued a suspension order against bus company Elavil Tours Phils. Inc. after one of its buses figured in a serious road accident in Quezon province. The Board also instructed the bus firm to provide a reason not to suspend or revoke …

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) announced that its ‘Oplan Harabas’ driver drug test conducted in key ports showed 89 people who were positive for illegal drug use. Aaron Aquino, Director General for PDEA, explained that the agency conducted 5,009 driver drug tests in major container terminals nationwide. This included …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will push through with the implementation of the provincial bus ban along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) despite the election of new Metro Manila mayors following the recently-concluded midterm elections. This, as the dry run for the provincial bus ban remains suspended as …

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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) has inked a partnership with the Philippine division of the Wuerth Group. The year-long partnership with Wuerth Group, which started April 1, would bolster its parts sales business. The partnership will let Wuerth manufacture the following: the Isuzu Silicone Spray (500 mL) which removes unusual squeaking …

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Provincial buses will be exempted from the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP)–also known as the ‘Number Coding Scheme’–on May 10, Friday, and May 14, Tuesday. In a statement, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday, May 8, announced that the traffic scheme will be suspended on those days …

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The dry run for the provincial bus ban along EDSA has been suspended. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia announced the move as the MMDA, Department of Transportation (DOTr), and Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) have yet to meet on the matter. “We will continue with the …

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Heads up, eastern Metro Manila residents, the Marcos Bridge on Marcos Highway is set for eight-month rehabilitation. In a press briefing held on April 30, Tuesday, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia announced that the eastbound portion of the bridge is the first to be closed. “Starting …

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Modernized Public Utility Jeepneys

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) recently approved 58 new routes for the implementation of the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). During the 10th LTFRB Board Meeting held last April 16, 2019, the Board approved a total of 58 routes covering Regions 2, 3, 8, 10, …

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The leadership of the truck rebuilders group reiterated their call to the government to create a new category for their products. Used Trucks Rebuilders and Importers Association of the Philippines (UTRIP) President Jaime Vicente said that the group has been complying with roadworthiness and emission regulations. A 25-company strong organization …

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The local government units in Metro Manila are supporting the initiative of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to close down bus terminals on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija, MMDA traffic manager for EDSA, reiterated that Metro Manila mayors approved a resolution of the Metro Manila …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will impose fines against provincial buses that will not comply with the “no loading and unloading policy” along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) as it began its strict enforcement yesterday, Monday, April 22. Violators face a fine of PHP500 for illegal loading and …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is mulling new city bus routes in Metro Manila as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) starts its strict enforcement of the “no loading and unloading policy” of provincial buses along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) after the Holy Week. DOTr Undersecretary for Road …

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After Holy Week, provincial buses that will load and unload passengers along EDSA and major roads in the metropolis will be apprehended. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will start the apprehension by April 22. Those who will violate will face a P500 fine for illegal loading/unloading. MMDA General Manager …

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Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive local distributor of Hino trucks and buses, made its groundbreaking rights for its latest dealership in Mindanao, this time in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. The said addition to Hino’s dealership network in Mindanao highlights the company’s commitment to deliver total support to Filipinos …

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