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Cargo trucks discouraged from using Roxas Boulevard

Cargo trucks discouraged from using Roxas Boulevard

May. 19 | Cracks on Roxas Boulevard. Photo from Manila City Public Information Office Facebook page. Cargo trucks are discouraged from using Roxas Boulevard after several cracks were discovered along the thoroughfare. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Tuesday said the...

Cargo truck drivers, helpers given unhampered access to ports

Cargo truck drivers, helpers given unhampered access to ports

Apr. 9 | Truck drivers and their helpers must have unhampered access to all ports so they can proceed to their final destination, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). The April 7 order is contained in PPA Memorandum Circular No 14-2020, which amended...

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

BOC requiring registration of truckers moving import, export goods

Feb. 15 | All Philippine truckers transporting import and export shipments to and from the ports will soon be required to register with the Bureau of Customs (BOC), otherwise they can’t carry such goods. The ruling is contained in Customs Memorandum Order (CMO)...

DOTr eyes private sector to operate MVIS for trucks, buses

DOTr eyes private sector to operate MVIS for trucks, buses

Dec. 28 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking at allowing private operators to run motor vehicle inspection systems (MVIS) for trucks and buses to hasten implementation of the system. Transportation Undersecretary for road transport and infrastructure...

CTAP seeks total scrapping of trucks’ maximum allowable weight rule

CTAP seeks total scrapping of trucks’ maximum allowable weight rule

Dec. 25 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CTAP) will ask the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to permanently suspend the enforcement, under the Anti-Overloading Law, of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight...

DTI sets Dec 20 hearing on draft order to install PUV speed limiters

DTI sets Dec 20 hearing on draft order to install PUV speed limiters

Dec. 18 | The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will hold a public consultation on December 20 regarding the draft administrative order (AO) on guidelines for installing speed-limiting devices on all public utility vehicles (PUVs). The draft AO will implement...

House committee favors suspension of 15-year age cap on trucks for hire

House committee favors suspension of 15-year age cap on trucks for hire

Dec. 13 | The Lower House Committee on Metro Manila Development will ask the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to suspend its department order (DO) imposing a 15-year-old age limit on trucks-for-hire (THs) until such time the department’s new motor vehicle...

DOTr mulls roadworthiness, not age, as basis for truck franchise grant

DOTr mulls roadworthiness, not age, as basis for truck franchise grant

Dec. 4 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking at roadworthiness instead of age as the requirement for granting a franchise to trucks for hire (TH), according to an official of the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP). CTAP...

IRR of Road Speed Limiter Act slated for release

IRR of Road Speed Limiter Act slated for release

May. 21 | The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Road Speed Limiter Act of 2016, which mandates that speed limiters be placed on certain vehicles, such as cargo trucks, closed vans, and tanker trucks, will be released in the coming weeks, according...

PH food cargo haulers exempt from LGU pass-through fees

PH food cargo haulers exempt from LGU pass-through fees

Mar. 20 | Cargo trucks and other vehicles carrying agricultural products in the Philippines no longer have to pay pass-through fees levied by local government units (LGUs). The exemption, part of the re-launched Food Lane Project, was formalized in a memorandum...