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Drivers who fail to stop at railroad crossings will be slapped with stiff sanctions by the Land Transportation Office (LTO). This follows the directive of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to the LTO on the strict implementation of Section 42 (d) of Republic Act No. 4136, also known as the …

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Grab Driver

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has instructed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to implement LTFRB Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2018-005, which allows hatchback units to operate as public transport, on certain conditions. Secretary Tugade gave the instruction upon hearing explanations from relevant transport officials and …

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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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PITX

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has called for the immediate action of MWM Terminals, Inc., concessionaire of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), to comply with its Concession Agreement (CA) and implement recommended improvements for a more efficient operation of the country’s first ‘landport.’ In a letter dated December 18, …

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PITX

In response to the public’s clamor to put up more routes going out from the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) to the business districts of the cities of Makati and Manila, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched its ‘Alalay sa PITX’ program recently. As part of initial rollout of the …

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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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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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PITX

Although the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) was opened and inaugurated on November 5 by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte, the country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal officially began its operations today, November 10, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). According to the agency, starting at 4 AM, …

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After much waiting and delays, the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), the first intermodal terminal in the country, is finally set to open to commuters, just in time for the beginning of the holiday season. The terminal overtakes the re-opening of the Valenzuela Gateway Center (VGC) integrated terminal, which was …

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