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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...

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Gov’t moves to solve empty container return problem; groups shun planned truck holiday

Nov. 14 | (Clockwise, from right) Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Daniel Santiago, Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero and Department of Transportation OIC-undersecretary for Maritime Fernando Juan Perez meet on Nov 14 to coordinate government...

PH truckers, brokers threaten Nov. 19 ‘day of rest’

PH truckers, brokers threaten Nov. 19 ‘day of rest’

Nov. 12 | Several trucking and customs brokers’ organizations are planning a trucking holiday starting November 19 to force the Philippine government to address difficulties in returning empty containers and intervene in the implementation of the 15-year-old...

LTO launches own license plate-making facility

LTO launches own license plate-making facility

Apr. 24 | The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has inaugurated its own plate-making plant that will be used by the government to manufacture vehicle license plates quickly. LTO, together with its mother agency, Department of Transportation (DOTr), inaugurated...

DOTr chief fires employees at LTO, other agencies for alleged extortion

DOTr chief fires employees at LTO, other agencies for alleged extortion

Apr. 18 | The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) has intensified its crackdown on corrupt officials and employees working at its central office and attached agencies. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade vowed to continue going after corrupt employees...

7 license plate-making units delivered to LTO

7 license plate-making units delivered to LTO

Apr. 11 | New cars at Batangas port. Photo courtesy of port operator Asian Terminals Inc. The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has acquired plate-making machines to boost the Philippine government’s capacity to manufacture vehicle license plates on its own. Seven...

DOTr gets P51.4B budget for 2018, up 11%

DOTr gets P51.4B budget for 2018, up 11%

Jan. 12 | The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) received an 11% hike in budget for 2018 to carry out improvements in the country’s water, air, road, and rail transportation systems. The DOTr Office of the Secretary has been appropriated with...

TWG to study bill requiring PH truck drivers to attend driving school

TWG to study bill requiring PH truck drivers to attend driving school

Jan. 12 | The Philippine Lower House Committee on Transportation (COTr) has approved the creation of a technical working group (TWG) to fine tune and further deliberate on a measure seeking to require professional truck drivers to undergo a driver’s education...

House bill presses for merger of LTO, LTFRB

House bill presses for merger of LTO, LTFRB

Jan. 4 | A bill proposing to abolish the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) and consolidate their functions into one agency to be called the Land Transportation Authority (LTA) has been filed in the...

PH moratorium on truck overloading prohibition extended anew

PH moratorium on truck overloading prohibition extended anew

Aug. 13 | The Philippine Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Transportation (DOTr) have once again extended for another six months the moratorium on the enforcement of the anti-overloading policy on trucks categorized under codes 12-2...
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