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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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The Department of Transportation-Land Transportation Office (DOTr-LTO) in the Cordillera Region opened a new driver’s license renewal center in the heart of Baguio’s central business district for the added convenience of the region’s motoring public. DOTr Cordillera Officer-in-Charge Robert Allan Santiago said that the new Driver’s License Renewal Office (DLRO) …

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It’s official: the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is revoking the driver’s license of Miko Lopez who, in a viral video shared on social media, was seen driving a car while seated on the front passenger seat. When the video went viral on May 28, the LTO was supposedly instructed by …

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On May 16, 2019, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and Department of Transportation (DOTr) issued a joint memorandum ordering all Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs), IT Service Providers, and LTO Regional Directors to require motor vehicle owners to bring the original copy of their vehicle’s official receipt (OR) and certificate …

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Yesterday, May 29, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) summoned one Miko Lopez following the release of a viral video on Facebook that showed him driving a car while he was seated on the front passenger seat. The summons may ostensibly have been Lopez’s chance to explain his actions to the …

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Yesterday, May 28, a video went viral on Facebook that showed a man driving a car from the front passenger seat. After being made aware of the video, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has instructed the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to summon the driver and charge him with four different …

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Grab Driver

Regular salary and benefits for drivers, updated requirements for road worthiness, vehicle reclassification, and free internet access for patrons comprise the amendments to the guidelines of Premium Taxis operating in the country. In line with the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), the Department of Transportation (DOTr) issued Department Order …

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Bus Terminal

As the Holy Week break from April 18 to 20 draws closer, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) are gearing up for the annual exodus of travelers to the provinces. From April 8 to 25, the DOTr will implement its ‘Oplan Biyaheng Ayos: …

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Land Transportation Office (LTO) Chief Edgar Galvante is reassuring motorcycle riders that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11235 or the ‘Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act’ which requires motorcycle to have bigger license plates will undergo public consultation. Galvante made the remark following the backlash from motorcycle riders who …

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Motorcycle License Plate

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) assured motorcycle riders that the new license plates will not be made of metal. According to LTO Chief Edgar Galvante, no provision of the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act states that the new motorcycle plates shall be made out of metal or steel. “It is not …

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As the PUV modernization is making headway nationwide, the Isuzu modern PUVs can now also be of service in the city of Tarlac. Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) turned over 20 units of their PUV units to one of Pasang Masda’s umbrella organization, the Paniqui Gerona Tarlac Transport Services Cooperative (PGT …

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So, let’s say you bought a brand-new van because you plan to turn it into a UV Express van. You’ve registered the vehicle with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and you’ve applied for a franchise to turn it into a public utility vehicle with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory …

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Motorcycle License Plate

After a barrage of negative reactions from the public, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) expressed its willingness to accept suggestions regarding the design of the proposed license plates, which are required by a new law to be visible at a distance of 15 meters. The new law, aka Republic Act …

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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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Senator Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III asked the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to make some improvements with some of its processes in the renewal of driver’s licenses. Specifically, the senator called the agency’s attention of its practice of having applicants take two pictures, which he had to undergo when he applied …

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