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LTO URGED: COORDINATE LICENSE EXTENSION WITH MMDA

Make sure the relevant agencies get the memo. This was stressed by AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee, who on Monday urged the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to ensure that the appropriate government agencies are informed about the automatic extension of the validity of expired driver’s licenses that were affected by the shortage of plastic […]

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LEE TO LTO: ISSUE DIGITAL LICENSES FOR MOTORISTS

Following the decision of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to adopt the recommendation of AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee to automatically extend the validity of driver’s licenses for 12 months due to delays in the release of license cards as a result of a temporary restraining order (TRO) halting the LTO from utilizing 5.2 […]

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LEE TO LTO: EXTEND VALIDITY OF LICENSES AMID TRO

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee has urged the Department of Transportation – Land Transportation Office (DOTr-LTO) to automatically extend the validity of the driver’s licenses for 12 months after a Quezon City court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) halting the LTO from receiving 5.2 million plastic cards from the successful bidder, Banner PlastiCard. […]

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POE TO LTO: REVIEW ‘CHAOTIC’ DIGITALIZATION MOVE

Senator Grace Poe called on the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to make a thorough assessment of its digitalization program to deliver badly-needed efficient and fast service to the public. “Years in implementation and billions of money spent later, the Land Transportation Office’s digitalization initiative leaves much to be desired,” Poe said. The head of the […]

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PROBE LTO DRIVER LICENSING PROCESS – TULFO

Senator Raffy Tulfo is calling for a Senate investigation into what he considers as anti-poor process of obtaining driver’s licenses in the Philippines to streamline and make the process accessible to the marginalized sector. Tulfo filed Senate Resolution (SR) No. 577 to also address the current issue of shortage of plastic cards for license issuance. […]

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PROBE LTO’S ROAD IT INFRA PROJECT – PIMENTEL

Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III urged the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to immediately act on his filed resolution seeking for an investigation on the alleged “undue payment” given by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to a joint venture in connection with a P3.19-billion Road information Technology (IT) Infrastructure project. “It’s about time that the […]

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NEW LTO OFFICE OPENS IN BACOLOD CITY

The Negros Occidental provincial government formally turned over to the Land Transportation Office-Western Visayas (LTO-6) the P33-million Bacolod City District Office building. Bacolod City Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez together with Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer, LTO Executive Director Giovanni Lopez, Usec. DOTr Mark Steven Pastor, Reg. Director, LTO 6 Eric […]

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SINGLE TICKETING SYSTEM IN NCR GETS MMDA, LTO OK

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Metro Manila local traffic bureau heads, as well as officials from the Land Transportation Office (LTO) approved the final draft of the Metro Manila Traffic Code for the proposed single ticketing system in the National Capital Region. During a meeting held recently, the technical working group agreed on the […]

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BRING BACK LIBRENG SAKAY, PLATE NUMBER BUDGET – LEE

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee called on Congress to restore the requested budget of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for its Service Contracting program “Libreng Sakay”, and the proposed allocation of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to address its backlog on plate numbers. During his interpellation on the proposed 2023 DOTr budget, Lee underscored […]

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MMDA TO LTO: LIFT ALARM ON NCAP-TAGGED VEHICLES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has requested the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to temporarily lift the tagging and alarm on vehicles apprehended under the agency’s No Contact Apprehension Policy following the issuance of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) by the Supreme Court late last month. In his letter to LTO’s service provider Stradcom Corporation, […]