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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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2017 Manila Auto Salon

Following a series of consultative meetings with stakeholders of modified vehicles, the Land Transportation Office (LTO), with the guidance of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), recommends the establishment of an accreditation process for modification service centers/providers through a Memorandum Circular. During the meetings attended by overland vehicle owners, motor vehicle …

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The Department of Transportation–Land Transportation Office (DOTr-LTO) is gearing up to implement an online payment system for the initial registration fees for three years of new motor vehicles and motorcycles (MV/MC) in the whole of Luzon by November 2018, and the rest of the country before the end of the …

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2017 Manila Auto Salon

Following numerous complaints about the Land Transportation Office (LTO)–and more recently, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)–suddenly apprehending 4×4 vehicles for what the law enforcement officials are calling “illegal modifications” on “modified vehicles,” the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stepped in to clarify the issue for the benefit of the …

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In a recent report, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) revealed that only 101 motorists were caught in violation of Republic Act 10586 or the Anti-Drunk Driving Act. Of that number, 100 were first-time offenders. The same report claims that since 2015, the transport agency has provided a total of 756 …

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LTO License Plates

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is intensifying its campaign against those who employ underhanded techniques to avoid getting penalized for violating traffic rules and regulations. One such technique is paying an extra PHP5,000 or more so a new car owner can choose the final digit on the license plate and …

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Kung gusto mo makakuha ng lisensya para ikaw ay makapagmaneho, kailangan mong maipasa ang LTO driving test. Ang LTO driving test ay binubuo ng actual na driving test at isang written na driving test. Upang makapasa at makakuha ka ng lisensya, kailangan mong maipasa ang parehong pagsusulit.   Madali na …

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The Quezon City branch of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) was reportedly hit by burglars on Monday, August 27, Francis Almora, the director of the LTO’s Law Enforcement Service confirmed. Almora quickly added that no important documents or items were taken by the yet-unidentified individuals during the incident. Nevertheless, Almora …

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The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now accepting offers for a total of 115 vehicles that, after having been impounded by the agency, have been abandoned by their owners “for failure to pay the necessary and required fines and penalties within 6 months from date of apprehension.” The LTO is …

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