The economy loses billions of pesos a day because of traffic. Cars parked on the sides of the roads are among the causes of traffic, as well as a host of other problems. To solve this problem, and we say this proposal is long overdue, there is a proposed law which seeks to impose a “no parking space, no motor vehicle” policy. Continue reading
Read the manual, we’ve been told, even if you don’t follow it. When it comes to motor vehicles, many (but not all) drivers make it a point to read the Vehicle Manual. Only a few, however, bother to read the Warranty Booklet. There’s now a reason why owners and drivers should pay attention to the Warranty Booklet as well. The President recently signed the Philippine Lemon Law (see full text of Republic Act 10642, also known as the Philippine Lemon Law; see also the Q&A on the Philippine Lemon Law). This new law provides for specific steps and procedure for a consumer to avail of his/her rights (refer to the Steps in Availing of Consumer Rights under the Lemon Law).
Republic of the Philippines
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
JUNE 2, 2014
JOINT ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 2014-01
SUBJECT: REVISED SCHEDULE OF FINES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING LAND TRANSPORTATION