Land Transportation Office

Hyundai displays modern PUV at LTO Motor Show

A HYUNDAI H-100 light truck built as a Class 1 modern PUV was one of two vehicles Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) displayed at the recent LTO Motor Show held to celebrate the agency’s 107th anniversary. The…

13 million Pinoys, and counting, have a license to drive this 2019

Based on the Land Transportation Office's running tally, 13 million is the number, as of May 31 this year. Of that number, 7.3 million hold professional driver’s licenses, while the rest, or 5.7 million, hold a non-professional…

Foton F-Jeepney, other modern PUVs presented to DOTr

AMONG the various vehicles displayed during the recent celebration of the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) 107th anniversary were the so-called Modern PUVs — models powered by Euro4 diesel engines or electric motors and which comply to new…

Poe: More LTO offices, licensing centers to assure faster driver’s license issuance

With more district offices and regular licensing centers of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) opening, Senator Grace Poe on Thursday said there should be no more reason to lag on transactions to obtain a driver’s license. “Hindi…

A thick jungle for offroaders

These past few days, my socmed news feed has been flooded with rants, particularly from the offroading community, over what they call unjust apprehensions by the Land Transportation Office.…

Beware of fake I-ACT agents

Beware of “enterprising” personnel exploiting the government’s crackdown on dilapidated and smoke-belching vehicles. Transport Undersecretary Tim Orbos on Sunday warned the public against fake Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) enforcers who use the “Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok”…

DoTr may ‘bend a little’ on jeepney modernization program

Sen. Grace Poe on Monday said the Department of Transportation (DOTr) could find a compromise with groups opposed to the jeepney modernization program by allowing old models that pass road-worthiness tests to continue plying their routes. After…

Lopez on license revocation: Life goes on

Following the revocation by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) of their client’s driving license, the lawyers of actress-beauty queen Maria Isabel Lopez said they would file an appeal. “We are saddened by the decision of the LTO…

Release of new drivers’ licenses off to slow start

A day after the Land Transportation Office (LTO) announced the release of plastic drivers’ licenses with a five-year validity, some applicants went home disappointed after they were still issued paper cards. In a Facebook post on Wednesday,…

LTO rolls out plastic driver’s license with 5-yr validity

Starting today, Aug. 29, Metro Manila motorists who apply for a new driver’s license or renew their old one will be issued plastic license cards with a five-year validity. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade is expected to lead…