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PPA imposes new gross weights for roro vehicles

PPA imposes new gross weights for roro vehicles

Sep. 4 | Roll-on/roll-off ships and vehicles at the Port of Calapan, Mindoro The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has prescribed new maximum gross weights for roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) vehicles using its ports under PPA Administrative Order (AO) No. 05-2020. The...

No trucks will be flagged down, impounded in Manila during MECQ

No trucks will be flagged down, impounded in Manila during MECQ

May. 19 | Trucks will remain unhampered in the nation’s capital during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), Manila City Mayor Francisco Domagoso assured trucking organizations in a virtual meeting on Tuesday (May 19). Domagoso said no truck will...

CTAP trucking holiday pushes through

CTAP trucking holiday pushes through

Jan. 13 | Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines directors and members at the Club Intramuros monitoring the trucking holiday called on January 13. Photo from CTAP Facebook page. The Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines (CTAP)...

Domestic carriers make counterproposal as Navotas truck ban looms

Domestic carriers make counterproposal as Navotas truck ban looms

Dec. 27 | Image by CopyrightFreePictures from Pixabay As the limited truck ban in Navotas City is set to start in January, domestic shipping lines are requesting the city government to implement instead a traffic rerouting plan with a designated 24-hour single...

The Movers Are Moving Away

The Movers Are Moving Away

Nov. 8 | On our way back from our extended weekend break, we passed by a newly-built distribution center, with many trucks, seemingly new, parked outside.   Why there are that many trucks lying idle seems unusual. It may be the Undas long weekend, but it...

Skyway management suspends window hours for Manila-bound trucks using SLEX, STAR Tollway

Skyway management suspends window hours for Manila-bound trucks using SLEX, STAR Tollway

Oct. 11 | The order implementing window hours for Manila-bound trucks from South Luzon that will traverse the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Tollway is on hold. The regulation was supposed to have been implemented starting...

Window hours for trucks going to Manila using SLEX, STAR Tollway

Window hours for trucks going to Manila using SLEX, STAR Tollway

Oct. 11 | The window hours apply only to trucks beyond Laguna travelling into Metro Manila, and not to trucks heading out of Manila or those coming from the provinces to Laguna. Starting October 14, window hours will be implemented for trucks coming from South...

DOTr looking to accredit private MVICs by 2020

DOTr looking to accredit private MVICs by 2020

Aug. 28 | The Department of Transportation (DOTr) hopes to authorize by first quarter of next year the operation of private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (MVICs) that will determine roadworthiness of vehicles, including trucks. DOTr Undersecretary for road transport...

PPA scraps weighing fee for containers, Ro-Ro cargoes

PPA scraps weighing fee for containers, Ro-Ro cargoes

Jul. 27 | Image by Michael Gaida from Pixabay Starting January 1, 2020, terminal operators may no longer collect weighing fee on domestic outbound laden containers and roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) cargoes, according to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA). PPA Administrative...

DPWH open to new extension of anti-overloading moratorium

DPWH open to new extension of anti-overloading moratorium

Jul. 3 | Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is amenable to extending once again the moratorium on the enforcement of the anti-overloading policy for trucks categorized under codes 12-2 and 12-3, after...