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Quick Reminders Before Claiming Your New LTO License Plate

Finally, the long, painful wait for license plates in the Philippines is over for some vehicle owners. If you registered your car in July 2016 to December 2016, you’ll get your new license plate this year. The delays in the vehicle plate release have long hounded the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Land Transportation Office […]

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How to Be a TNVS Driver or Operator in the Philippines

    Want to earn income from driving people around the city or using your car as a ride-hailing service? You can join as a driver or operator for one of the transport network vehicle service or TNVS companies in the Philippines. Read on to learn how you can sign up for LTFRB-accredited TNVS companies […]

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Missed Uber? New Ride-Hailing Apps You Can Use Besides Grab

    Do you sorely miss Uber? That #sepanx feeling may soon be over because more ride-hailing choices have now become available for the frustrated commuter. The LTFRB recently accredited some TNVS companies to compete with Grab. The ride-hailing giant may still be the dominant player in the TNVS industry, but new ride-hailing companies promise […]

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LTO Online Appointment for Car Registration and License Renewal: What You Need to Know

Tired of spending hours at a Land Transportation Office (LTO) branch just to renew your car registration or driver’s license? You should definitely try the new LTO online system for scheduling your renewal. Yes, you read it right: LTO has started providing some online services to vehicle owners in the Philippines. Here’s what you must […]

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LTO License Plate Updates and Rules Car Owners Must Know

When will LTO release my new license plate number? Can I change my vehicle plate? Can I drive without one? What to do when my license plate is damaged or lost? These concerns may not be as urgent as an overheating engine or a flat tire, but your plaka matters, too. Serving as a vehicle’s […]

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Grab Insurance: How Safe is It to Ride with Grab?

You’ve probably heard about horror stories involving expensive fares and some rude, unprofessional drivers on Grab. You might’ve experienced them yourself, too. Well, we have no other choice for now, as Uber has ceased its Philippine operations since April 16. But have you ever thought about your safety when riding a Grab car? For instance, what […]

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Motorists, Watch Out for Wheel Clamping in Makati and BGC

Your days of parking-wherever-you-want is over, especially when in Makati and Bonifacio Global City. In an effort to prevent congestion, enhance traffic flow, and support pedestrian priority programs, the Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation (FBDC) started to implement wheel clamping operations last Sunday, April 15. Makati, on the other hand, has set stricter wheel clamping rules […]

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Going Out-of-Town? Here’s How You Can Beat Traffic This Holy Week

Are you planning to go out-of-town this Holy Week? Brace yourselves. According to the North Luzon (NLEX) and Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) management, traffic volume is expected to be 15% to 20% higher this year due to the long break. Expect major roads and highways to be heavily congested starting Wednesday night up to Thursday morning. […]

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2018 Car Prices in the Philippines: How Much Does It Cost to Own a Car?

Can you afford to own a car this 2018? If you’re trying to cut costs, it would seem a little too late to buy a brand-new car this year. The tax reform or TRAIN law has raised excise taxes on petroleum products and automobiles since January 2018, driving up fuel and car prices in the […]

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The Best Car Apps for Drivers and Car Enthusiasts

There’s an app for everything. An app for music streaming, an app for cleaning, and even an app for receiving fake phone calls. As technology advances, our ideas and needs progress too. Luckily, the automotive industry is quick to adapt with innovation, making the lives of car owners easier. Whether you need help with parking […]

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The Anti-Distracted Driving Act: How Helpful Is It in Preventing Road Accidents?

The World Health Organization’s 2015 Global Status Report on Road Safety claimed that distracted driving is a “serious and growing threat to road safety.” Drivers who are preoccupied with their gadgets while on the road are four times more likely to get into a crash. Specifically, texting while driving makes a person 23 times more susceptible […]

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