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Heavy traffic on C5 as DPWH repairs road


Motorists are experiencing heavy traffic along the C5 Road as the Department of Public Works and Highways is conducting an emergency repair along the southbound lane.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Bill seeks to require motorcycle drivers to train on road safety, traffic rules

MOTORCYCLE LANE. Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard implements the motorcycle lane traffic scheme Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Motorcycles are constant fixtures on the roads, weaving between vehicles and traversing narrow alleys, sometimes while carrying three to four passengers. They are even preferred by some motorists because they can break free from traffic jams during the rush hour.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

LTO to issue new license plates September


New license plates for vehicles and motorcycles could be issued by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) as early as the end of September, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) announced Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Slippery roads snarl traffic in parts of Metro Manila–MMDA


Traffic is reported in several areas in Metro Manila as motorists are slowing down due to slippery roads caused by rains from Typhoon “Labuyo,” a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority officer said Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Traffic buildup in major metro roads due to rains–MMDA

Screengrab image from MMDA website

Traffic in major thoroughfares in Metro Manila started to build up Tuesday morning due to nonstop rains brought by tropical depression “Kiko.”

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Woman drowns, husband safe after van falls into Iloilo river

Concepcion iloilo

A woman drowned after the van she was riding fell into the Iloilo River past midnight Sunday, according to a police report.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

QC cop, cohort held for P500 extort try

batasan hills map

A policeman and his civilian cohort were arrested for allegedly trying to extort P500 from a motorist earlier this week in Quezon City.

Posted: July 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM: Motorcycle Philippines Federation on drug tests

Drug tests would be our protection against dopehead drivers, especially in Metro Manila. The government should take into consideration the prevention rather than crime solving that drug-loaded motorists are about to commit.—Atoy Sta. Cruz, director, Motorcycle Philippines Federation

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Group questions bidder in license plate project


A consumer watchdog on Monday questioned one of the two bidders for the P3.8-billion Vehicle License Plate Standardization Project of the Department of Transportation and Communications-Land Transportation Office.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Motorists warned against exceeding alcohol level


A motorist whose level of alcohol in the blood is greater than 0.05 will be found guilty of violating the Anti-Drunk and Drug Driving Act of 2013, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) said Friday over Radyo Inquirer 990AM.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

One hurt as van falls on its side on NLEX

North Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

One person was injured when a van fell on its side along the North Luzon Expressway early Wednesday, an NLEX traffic control officer said.

Posted: June 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

It’s official: Drunk driving is against the law

The Nova Auto Transport bus that went wayward lies across the southbound lane on Edsa Wednesday morning, snarling the rush-hour traffic. MMDA ROAD EMERGENCY GROUP FILE PHOTO

Don’t drink and drive. This time the authorities mean it.

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MMDA chief wants to reclassify concrete mixer trucks as ‘dangerous’ vehicles

MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is proposing that concrete mixer trucks be reclassified as “dangerous” vehicles, following the death of a college student crushed to death under such a vehicle in Quezon City on Tuesday.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
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  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
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