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Showing posts with label LTO. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

More Than 50 Percent Of LTO Offices In NCR Reopen Today


Processing and issuances of existing and new drivers’ licenses and vehicle registration documents continue in much of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) offices and branches nationwide, despite the temporary closure of the LTO Central Office and some other LTO branches in Metro Manila which has been most affected by the surge in new COVID cases.

Monday, January 3, 2022

Public Transport Remains At 70 Percent Capacity In Metro Manila Amid Alert Level 3


The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will maintain a 70 percent cap on passengers for all forms of public utility vehicles. This as the National Capital Region (NCR) has been placed under Alert Level 3 status amid the rise in COVID-19 cases.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

LTO Reiterates: No Additional Expense, Inconvenience For Those Getting 10-Year License


The Land Transportation Office (LTO) assured the public that the implementation of the new law requiring drivers who will renew their license to undergo a comprehensive driver’s education program (CDE) should not result in additional expense or inconvenience.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

PMVIC Operators Tired Of Being Painted As The Villains


The Vehicle Inspection Centers Operators Association of the Philippines or VICOAP (yes, apparently they have an association now) is tired of being painted as the villain, especially during Senate hearings.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

DOTr: Mandatory Inspection Of Motor Vehicles Still Suspended


The mandatory inspection of motor vehicles at Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (PMVICs) remain suspended. This was clarified by LTO Chief, Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante.

Monday, August 30, 2021

PMVICs Do Not Conform To Lawful Intent And Purpose Of Clean Air Act


The Coalition of Clean Air Advocates of the Philippines (CCAAP), a multi-sectoral organization composed of environmental advocates and transport groups, shared what they think is behind the Department of Transportation (DOTr)’s messy implementation of the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Service or PMVIS.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

DOTr Puts PMVICs On Hold. Again.


The Department of Transportation or DOTr is backtracking once more on mandatory PMVIC testing.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

DOTr, LTO Wants More Money To Outsource Number Plate Production Anew


The Department of Transportation and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) pretty much admitted that they failed at one of their primary functions: providing number plates. But in an unexpected twist, they decided to point the blame to someone else—primarily the DOTr’s previous administration and the national government.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Hidilyn Diaz Gets Free PMVIC Inspections For Life


With Olympic Gold Medalist Hidilyn Diaz now owning not one, but two brand-new cars, it’s only natural that she’ll need help when it comes to its upkeep. She’s gotten free fuel, so what’s left is the cost of renewing her registration.

Friday, July 23, 2021

DOTr Says PMVIC Is Legal, All Systems Go For Return On July 26


Despite some senators questioning the return of the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center PMVIC Program back from the dead, it’s systems go for its return starting this Monday, July 26.

Monday, July 12, 2021

Guess Who's Back? It's PMVICs


Oh, did you think the Department of Transportation would forget the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection requirement? Nope. While you weren’t paying attention, it’s back.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Changing Your Car's Color? Soon You'll Have to Update Your Certificate of Registration


After having to scrap its Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Service, the LTO is coming up with yet another behind-the-scenes change, this time concerning your vehicle’s Certificate of Registration.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Check Out The Philippines's Proposed Vintage Car Law


Classic and vintage car collectors rejoice: a vintage car law is in the works. Filled by Representatives Paul R. Daza, Weslie T. Gatchalian, Enrico A. Pineda, and Faustino Michael Carlos T. Dy III, House Bill 8244 or “An Act Regulating the Use and Registration of Vintage Automobiles and Other Historical, Classical, or Collector Motor Vehicles, Providing Exemptions and Restrictions on Their Importation and Use, Establishing a Vintage Car Registration and Assessment Office, and Appropriating Funds Therefor” will offer added protection to the importation and use of cars more than 30 years old.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Motorcycle Dealer Group Points to LTO Corruption as Reason Behind Plate Delays


Du Ek Sam, Inc., (DES) a motorcycle dealership group with 282 branches and headquartered in Bohol slammed both the LTO and the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chaired by Senator Richard Gordon on accusations hurled against the company at a recent hearing surrounding Republic Act 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

How Much Money Do PMVICs Make According to the DOTr?


With President Duterte now saying that motor vehicle inspections or MVIS no longer mandatory, it’s a clear sign that the government is now trying to wash their hands off this mess.

Calapan City Suspends PMVIC


Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro joins the City of San Fernando in suspending the operation of the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center operating in the city’s jurisdiction.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

City of San Fernando Suspends PMVIC Testing


The Sangguniang Panlungsod of the City of Fernando moves to suspend the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center or PMVIC operating in the city.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Did an Equipment Oversight Cause a Huge Amount of Damage During a PMVIC Test?


Last week, there were reports that a Subaru suffered a ruined center differential as it underwent the LTO’s new motor vehicle inspection requirement as part of its registration. To recall, this new “automated” and “computerized” form of testing should, in theory, eliminate red tape within and around the LTO, and promote safer roads with actual road-worthy vehicles plying them.

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Equipment Maker Points PMVIC Mess to LTO


When the potato gets hot, it gets passed. Such is the golden rule when it comes to a fucked-up shitshow. And the latest one to toss their piece of starchy carbs? The equipment providers for the LTO’s maligned Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Service.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

The LTO's Motor Vehicle Inspection Scheme is F*cked Up


A broken Subaru differential, a casa-maintained BMW with “weak” brakes, and now a Land Cruiser with an exhaust so loud it will literally kill you. We gave the LTO’s new motor vehicle inspection service or PMVIC the benefit of the doubt. And about a week in, the results are in: we, as motorists, are fucked.