Law

Bajaj Not a Tricyle

Tuk Tuks not Classified as Motorcycle with Sidecar

On the 20th November 2020, LTO released Memorandum Circular 2020-2227 which declared that L5 Symmetrically arranged Three-Wheeled Vehicles (TWV) would no longer be incorrectly registered as Motorcycle with Sidecar and would be registered correctly as Three-Wheeled Vehicles. The registration fees on a three-wheeled vehicle would be the same as a Car-Light Motor Vehicle, so you …

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Letter to Traffic Management

Letter to Traffic Management Unit Regarding Tuk Tuks After Enforcers Stopped Me.

Dear Sir When travelling in my Bajaj RE I was apprehended by your traffic enforcers. From spending the last 2 years researching the laws on three-wheelers I believe the stop was incorrect for 3 reasons. 1) Every time a tricycle is defined in Philippines law it is defined as a Motorcycle with sidecar that renders …

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Tricycle Ban is it legal

DILG Ban on National Highways Should have Prohibitory Road Signs

The Philippines is a Contracting party to the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals. The Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals were ratified by Presidential Decree No. 207 (1973), thus adopting and making the convention “part of the law of the land.” So if you get stopped and are told you are prohibited …

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