LTO Extends Validity Of Expiring Licenses

If your driver’s license, student permit, or conductor’s license is set to expire between January to March, you need to know that you can wait two more months before renewing it. Because of the spike in COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila and some provinces, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has announced that they will beContinue reading “LTO Extends Validity Of Expiring Licenses”

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How To Get A Comprehensive Driver’s Education Certificate

Every driver wanting to renew his or her license will now have to take the Comprehensive Driver’s Education (CDE) and pass it. And by “pass” they mean you have to be able to earn the certificate before your license renewal application is processed. Flunk it and you sit in the passenger seat. What is theContinue reading “How To Get A Comprehensive Driver’s Education Certificate”

Comprehensive Driver’s Education Is Now Required When Renewing Your Driver’s License

Back in December 2008, it was reported that out of 9,000 motorcycle riders who took the traffic safety exam, only seven managed to pass. The exam was conducted by the Motorcycle Philippines Federation (MCPF) and their purpose was determine if the increasing number of motorcycle riders in the country also possess the needed knowledge toContinue reading “Comprehensive Driver’s Education Is Now Required When Renewing Your Driver’s License”

How to Renew Your Driver’s License Online

Is your driver’s license expiring soon and you are not sure how you can have it renewed given the current quarantine restrictions in your area? Good news! The Land Transportation Office (LTO) now welcomes driver’s license renewals via the Land Transportation Management System (LTMS) portal.  It is an online platform where drivers and motor vehiclesContinue reading “How to Renew Your Driver’s License Online”

Updated Requirements When Getting A Student’s Driving Permit

Did you know that the LTO regularly updates the requirements for the issuance of a student’s driving permit?  If you are planning on getting one this year, read this. Eligibility Requirements: The applicant must be: At least 17 years old; Physically and mentally fit to operate a motor vehicle. Able to read and write inContinue reading “Updated Requirements When Getting A Student’s Driving Permit”

LTO Online PASS: Appointment Setting for Driver’s License and Car Registration Renewal

Renewing your driver’s license and car registration has become so much simpler and faster now that the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has launched their LTO Online Personal Appointment and Scheduling System or PASS.   Applicants may now simply set an appointment at any of the four LTO branches that offer the PASS service to ensure thatContinue reading “LTO Online PASS: Appointment Setting for Driver’s License and Car Registration Renewal”

LTO Fines and Penalties for Traffic Violations Part 4: Traffic Violations for Private and Public Utility Vehicles

A leading cause of traffic jams and road mishaps are drivers who deliberately disobey traffic rules.  It could be as uncomplicated as tailgating another vehicle, to overtaking on single or double white lines, to beating red lights especially when there are no traffic enforcers around. If drivers knew how much they would have to pay,Continue reading “LTO Fines and Penalties for Traffic Violations Part 4: Traffic Violations for Private and Public Utility Vehicles”

LTO Fines and Penalties for Traffic Violations Part 3: Violations on Weight and Load Limits and Illegal Operation of Motor Vehicles

Our third installment on our LTO Fines and Penalties series is all about limits on cargo weight and illegal operation of motor vehicles, more particularly those that are used as public conveyance.  The fines are exorbitant, so make sure you stay within the limits set by the LTO and the MMDA if you belong inContinue reading “LTO Fines and Penalties for Traffic Violations Part 3: Violations on Weight and Load Limits and Illegal Operation of Motor Vehicles”