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10 Car Hacks You Can Actually Use Everyday

There are a lot of things you can do to make your car more enjoyable. With these car hacks you can save time, money, and make your car cleaner. It’ll even help keep you safer. Luckily, the materials for these hacks are very easy to find. Checkout these 10 car hacks that may change your driving lifestyle for good. ...

Bill Requiring Motorcycles To Have 2 Large License Plates Became A Joke To The Public

The Senate passed a bill that would require motorcycles and scooters to have 2 large license plates for easy identification last July 25. Senate Bill No. 1397 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act of 2017, by Sen. Richard Gordon and Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, was approved with 21 positive votes and no abstain. LTO mandates to issue bigger...

Uber To Lose LTFRB Accreditation

Uber might extend their Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Accreditation after the LTFRB found out that they were still continuing to accept new drivers despite being ordered to stop last July 26, 2017. A show-cause order released earlier today by LTFRB says that after their investigation, they found Uber violating the directive contained in the order dated last...

10 Struggles Every Taxi Rider Can Relate To

When a Filipino commuter does not have a PUJ or a bus in sight and does not want to smell like a smoke-belching vehicle, a taxi might be the best thing to resort to. This form of transportation is also the choice of people who do not want to look like they're about to head home when in fact,...

Brace Yourselves As It Is Extremely Hard to Book An Uber Or Grab On July 26

After being slapped with a 5-million peso fine, Uber and Grab will now face the suspension of its unlicensed cars in accordance with the government agency plans. Therefore, all cars which do not have Certificates of Public Convenience will be deactivated. Based on a memo released by LTFRB last July 11, “both Transport Network Companies are directed to cease with...

LTFRB Charges Uber And Grab 5 Million Pesos Each For Violations

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) fined Uber and Grab 5 million pesos each for committing a number of violations. The biggest of which is the illegal operation or also known as colorum. The mentioned carpooling businesses both admitted they still give accreditation to operators and new drivers despite the LTFRB’s suspension order on its new applicants. Reports...

LTFRB Meets Commuter Van Operators, Drivers Over Reckless Driving

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will be meeting Tuesday, June 27, the commuter van operators and drivers over issues and problems over complaints of reckless driving and speeding ans other issues to their operation. It is eyeing the lifting of suspension of the operation of UV Express Service operating in Davao City and towns in Davao del...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Has Stepped Down From His Post

After months of stumble, Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick has stepped down from his job in the ride-sharing service. Reports say that his departure came after a letter, which demanded his resignation, was delivered to him while he was in Chicago. Five of the company's big investors such as Menlo Ventures, Lowercase Capital, First Round Capital, Fidelity Investments...

Pilipinas Shell Unveils DYNAFLEX Formulation

Pilipinas Shell unveiled its brand new formulations for its premium Shell V-Power fuels, designed to help drivers achieve their demands in fuel efficiency. Shell launched its newest products on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay. Equipped with DYNAFLEX technology, the newest addition is considered the most advanced fuels of Shell. The Shell V-Power comes in...

The New Anti-Distracted Driving Act Allows Objects On Safe Zone

A revised version of implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Distracted Driving Act was released by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) last Friday, June 9. Dash-cams and cellular phones are now allowed with the new provision if it is on the ‘safe zone’. The ‘safe zone’ is where objects and gadgets are only 4 inches away from the dashboard and...

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