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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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Jeepney

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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A proposed bill mandates all new applicants and drivers seeking license renewals to undergo a roadworthy driving seminar and actual driving test before they are issued their driver’s licenses. According to House Bill 505 or the proposed ‘Roadworthy Driving Seminar for All Drivers Act,’ all driver’s license applicants and existing …

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Assistant Secretary Edgar C. Galavante has revealed the latest LTO statistics during the 107th LTO Anniversary at Bulwagang Edukasyon at the LTO Central Office in East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City last May 21. Here are some of the things you need to know about it: The LTO registered 11.6 million motor …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) announced that it will soon acquire another automated plate-making machine to address the production of license plates for motorcycles. LTO Executive Director Romeo Vera Cruz told CARMUDI PHILIPPINES that the office will soon purchase another automated machine to address the backlogs by fast-tracking the production …

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Busy road int Philippines

The People Power Monument in Quezon City set the backdrop for thousands of motorcycle riders to oppose the law requiring motorcycles to carry bigger license plates. Despite the mounting pressure from the riders, Senator Richard Gordon reminded the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to stand firm in implementing the newly-enacted …

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Motorcycle License Plate

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law requiring bigger and more readable motorcycle license plates in order to prevent the use of such vehicles in the commission of crimes. In Republic Act 11235 or the ‘Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act’ signed by Duterte on March 8 and released to the media …

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Angkas

Motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas scored a major victory as the House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles (PUVs). House Bill 8959 or the ‘Motorcycles-for-Hire Act,’ which consolidated six legislative proposals, defines motorcycles-for-hire …

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