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CTAP drivers mandated to take drug test

CTAP drivers mandated to take drug test

Oct. 2 | Drivers seeking accreditation from the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) are now required to first undergo a narcotics test, in a move that underscores the trade group’s backing of the government’s drive toward a drug-free...

Elevated segment of Skyway off limits to trucks by mid-November

Elevated segment of Skyway off limits to trucks by mid-November

Sep. 21 | Starting November 15, trucks will be banned from the elevated sections of the Metro Manila Skyway to improve safety and speed up traffic flow on the elevated toll road and the soon-to-open Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Expressway. Skyway O&M...

MMDA withdraws all truck ban exemptions except for TABS-booked trucks

MMDA withdraws all truck ban exemptions except for TABS-booked trucks

Sep. 6 | All previous issuances covering exemptions on the truck ban, except those on trucks booked through the Terminal Appointment Booking System (TABS), have been indefinitely suspended by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). MMDA general manager...

PH truckers’ group eyes revision of anti-overloading policy

PH truckers’ group eyes revision of anti-overloading policy

Jul. 18 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) will ask the government to revise the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Overloading Act so truckers can meet the law’s provisions. In a media briefing on July 13,...

‘Unreasonable heavy metro traffic’ blamed for high trucking rates in PH

‘Unreasonable heavy metro traffic’ blamed for high trucking rates in PH

Feb. 2 | Heavy traffic in the metropolis is what’s stopping Philippine truckers from bringing down their service rates despite the continuing decline in fuel prices locally and globally, according to truck organizations. Trucking rates this year are already...

PH logistics industry cautiously upbeat about 2016 prospects

PH logistics industry cautiously upbeat about 2016 prospects

Jan. 28 | Though showing varying levels of optimism, stakeholders in the Philippine cargo transport industry see 2016 as a generally positive year, but one still presenting challenges amidst economic and political uncertainties and the anticipated crossover of...

Truck ban exemption for TABS users not yet in effect

Truck ban exemption for TABS users not yet in effect

Oct. 5 | TABS is an electronic platform for booking containers at Manila South Harbor and Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), specifically developed to minimize road traffic and prevent container buildups. Photo courtesy of South Harbor operator Asian...

Low PH cargo volumes may temper effect of truck ban

Low PH cargo volumes may temper effect of truck ban

Sep. 15 | Some cargo industry stakeholders said the low volume of cargoes even in what should now be the peak shipping season may soften any adverse effects caused by the re-imposed truck ban on Metro Manila streets. Philippine cargo industry stakeholders have...

CTAP eyes driving school to plug driver shortage

CTAP eyes driving school to plug driver shortage

Aug. 10 | The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP) plans to set up a driving school to fill the 20% to 30% shortage in the supply of truck drivers, according to CTAP director Pepito Dino. In an interview with PortCalls following the blessing...

Moratorium on PH anti-overloading law may be extended anew

Moratorium on PH anti-overloading law may be extended anew

Aug. 1 | The moratorium on the implementation of the anti-overloading law as it applies to certain truck types may be extended for a year, according to an official of Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP). The moratorium expired on July...