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What happens when the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) join forces to do a nationwide operation to strictly enforce traffic laws on all 17 regions in the Philippines? You catch around 969 traffic violators–all in a space of a day. This “joint …

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In the near future, expect to study at a driving school before you get your driver’s license in the Philippines. And if you can’t afford it, then you can opt for a more affordable driving school provided by the Land Transportation Office (LTO), instead. This regulation is just one of …

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General Santos City is set to adopt a ‘no contact policy’ in the enforcement of traffic regulations and the clearing of roads of various obstructions. City Mayor Ronnel Rivera said the move aims to enhance the implementation of the newly-launched ‘Oplan Linis at Ligtas na Kalsada,’ which focuses on the …

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The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA), an association of the country’s four major motorcycle manufacturers–Honda Philippines Inc., Kawasaki Motors (Phils) Corp., Suzuki Philippines Inc., and Yamaha Motor Philippines Inc.–held its first road safety summit at the TESDA-KorPhil Training Center in Tibungco in Davao City last October 19. The …

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Top-selling models of Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) and Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) were proclaimed as the ‘2019-2020 Auto Focus Automobile of the Year’ (AOY) in their respective Standard and Premium/Luxury categories at the Awards Night of the 2019-2020 Auto Focus People’s Choice Awards (AFPCA) held Wednesday evening, October 16, …

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The Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) in Central Visayas now has a newly-built lounge for clients with special needs. Named ‘Malasakit Lounge,’ it’s exclusively open to senior citizens, pregnant and nursing mothers, overseas Filipino workers, and persons with disabilities who transact business with the LTO Operations Division and for car registration …

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Following threats of getting killed by President Duterte during his fourth State of the Nation Address delivered last July, it seems the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is one of the five companies mentioned that’s finally shaping up. In fact, Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General  Jeremiah Belgica has named it one …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is auctioning off 126 units of buses and motorcycles that are deemed abandoned by their owners “for failure to pay the necessary and required fines and penalties within six months from date of apprehension.” Eleven buses and 115 motorcycles will be under the auction block …

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“Let’s not wait for more tragic crashes to happen. As law enforcers, it is our duty to focus on preventive and proactive actions to save lives on the road,” said Land Transportation Office (LTO) Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante as the speed enforcement training of trainers opened Monday, October 7, at …

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The Land Transportation Office in Region 12 (LTO-12) has called on motorists to properly observe the regulation on passenger capacity to avoid penalties. LTO-12 Director Macario Gonzaga made the call in the wake of the intensified enforcement in the region of Sections 32 and 51 of Republic Act 4136 or …

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Step up your world with the Bajaj RE: a three-wheel motorcycle that is revolutionizing the way Filipinos move inside-and-outside Metro Manila. The Bajaj RE is a low-maintenance vehicle that is conducive for family and personal use, as well as public transport. Because it provides the best mileage and low carbon-dioxide …

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Anyone who wants to know the speed limits in their city or municipality can now head over to www.dahandahansadaan.ph. ImagineLaw, a public interest law organization advocating for road safety, announced today the launch of its new website ‘Dahan-Dahan Sa Daan,’ a database of all speed limit ordinances in the Philippines. …

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Are the LTO and LTFRB trying to make amends with President Rodrigo Duterte after he threatened to “kill” the former for its inefficient service? Or is it because the government caught a ‘fixer’ in their office during an entrapment operation by the Anti-Red Tape Authority, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, and …

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Which traffic violation has the most number of reported incidents last year? According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), of the the 11,000 vehicular collisions reported last year, 80 percent of the accidents are attributed to ‘overspeeding’ or driving over the speed limit. It’s for this reason that the DOTr, …

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Look out, Land Transportation Office (LTO): You’re on the top five agencies that drastically need to improve and streamline your procedures. If you don’t, then prepare to meet President Rodrigo Duterte‘s “murderous wrath.” “Kapag hindi niyo pa nagawa ‘yan ngayon, papatayin ko talaga kayo. Nabubuwisit na ako (If you still fail …

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