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Traffic in Metro Manila is already a “crisis situation,” hence the need for drastic measures like the “no garage, no car” policy, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said in an interview recently at the Philippine News Agency‘s ‘Pros and Cons’ program. “Traffic is caused …

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The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has commended the Land Transportation Office (LTO) “…for exemplary service and support in the implementation of the Ease of Doing Business law.” ARTA Director General (DG) Atty. Jeremiah Beljica presented the Certificate of Commendation to LTO Assistant Secretary Edgar C. Galvante during the LTO-NCR West …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has revealed that its online payment collection for the initial registration of motor vehicles has reached more than PHP1 billion last June 2019, barely a year after implementing the online payment for the registration of brand-new motor vehicles. To mark this milestone, the agency is …

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Senator Win Gatchalian has refiled a bill seeking to implement a “no parking space, no car policy” in Metro Manila. Gatchalian said Senate Bill No. 368, otherwise known as the ‘Proof-Of-Parking Space Act,’ would require prospective buyers of motor vehicles to present a notarized affidavit showing that they have a …

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Just over two years after the Supreme Court (SC) ordered the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to refund the fees it collected from vehicle owners for its aborted Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) project, the agency is finally pushing through with the refund, with a total amount of PHP359 each. Broken down, …

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LTO Plate Making Plant

From a backlog of eight million pairs of plates from 2013 to mid-2016, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now looking at closing this longstanding issue in the road sector by 2020. Under the guidance of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the LTO opened its very own plate-making facility to …

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The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has scheduled for tomorrow, July 31, a public consultation/hearing for the procedural guidelines for the planned National Motor Vehicle Inspection and Maintenace Program (NMVIMP) drafted jointly by the agency together with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources …

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The government and a public interest law group moved to address road crashes as they signed a joint memorandum circular enforcing a nationwide speed limit yesterday, Thursday, July 25. The Department of Transportation (DOTr), the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and ImagineLaw signed Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) No. 2018-001 in Quezon …

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) through the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has released the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act No. 10930 which amends the Land Transportation and Traffic Code, specifically regarding the driver’s license by extending its validity and penalizing acts in violation of its issuance and application. …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Region 12 (Soccksargen) is set to auction at least 504 impounded, unredeemed motor vehicles this July. According to LTO-12 Assistant Director Robert Kiunisala, the auctioned vehicles will include vans, motorcycles, and taxis that were seized as of December 30, 2018 by district offices in …

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Taking your driver’s license tests soon or perhaps you’re a veteran driver who’s forgotten what those road signs and markings on the road mean? Well, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has some good news for you as they recently released a primer that’s simply …

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Yes, they’re mandated by law–specifically Republic Act 10930–but that doesn’t mean they’re actually for everyone. Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante said that only motorists who follow traffic laws will get to enjoy the 10-year validity of their driver’s licenses. “From the one-year validity of the driver’s license, we made …

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With the appointment of Francis Ray Almora to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and Atty. Laird Dionel Urbanozo to the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB), the agencies were formally elevated into regional offices not only in the Cordillera Administrative Region but also in the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao …

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From May 21 to 24, 2019 Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the Philippines, participated in the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) 2019 Motor Show held to celebrate the agency’s 107th anniversary. The event’s theme, e-DRIVE na @ 107, was chosen …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has released the guidelines for the pilot implementation of motorcycle taxis in Metro Manila and Metro Cebu. Approved by Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade on May 8, the guidelines are from the same document that the DOTr cited in its Facebook page on …

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