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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Soon, waiting for hours to renew your license will be a thing of the past. Thanks to Land Transportation Office‘s (LTO) “self-renewal kiosk,” it will be easier for motorists to renew their license anywhere. According to LTO OIC for Mid-Records Farrah Mangadang, these kiosks will placed in different malls in …

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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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MMDA Illegal Parking

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will now electronically upload its motor vehicle apprehensions to the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) IT System. As such, all vehicles apprehended by the MMDA that have yet to settle their fines and penalties with the agency will automatically be prohibited from transacting with the …

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Before, getting the required medical certificates to either apply for or renew a driver’s license was easy–you just had to walk into one of the “medical clinics” conveniently located right beside the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) satellite offices where they’ll subject you to the very “rigorous” eye exam and take …

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Isuzu Truck Fest

The Department of Transportation-Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (DOTr-LTFRB) assured sufficient and reasonable period is given to owners and operators of trucking companies to comply with the road worthiness policy of the agency, as part of its modernization agenda. LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III explained trucking operators may apply …

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A new Land Transportation Office (LTO) satellite branch has now opened at SM City Cagayan de Oro. The new LTO location, which accepts driver’s license renewal and student permit applications, is designed to ease the congestion of driver’s license applicants flocking to the agency’s lone office in the city. With …

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Trucks for Hire

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has backtracked on its initial plan to phase out trucks that are more than 15 years old in favor of a roadworthiness test to be conducted by the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS). Based on a memorandum circular issued by the …

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