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Tuk Tuks not Classified as Motorcycle with Sidecar

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…
MMDA Appeal Concludes that Tricycle Ban does not Apply to Tuk Tuks

MMDA Appeal Concludes that Tricycle Ban does not Apply to Tuk Tuks

On the 21st October 2020, an MMDA appeal by the driver of a Tuk Tuk who was given a ticket for the tricycle ban on Commonwealth Ave Quezon City given by an MMDA enforcer was heard by the Traffic Adjudication Division of MMDA. This has been posted many times in many Tuk Tuk groups on…
Buying a Tuk Tuk? 10 Reasons to buy from Tuk Tuk 3-Wheelers

Buying a Tuk Tuk? 10 Reasons to buy from Tuk Tuk 3-Wheelers

Buying a Tuk Tuk is a big investment and at Tuk Tuk 3-Wheelers we set out from the start to give buyers a better experience. We have experienced what it is like to buy a vehicle in Europe and what it is like to buy a Tuk Tuk in the Philippines, from our experience we…
How Environmentally Friendly is the TVS King Deluxe GS+

How Environmentally Friendly is the TVS King Deluxe GS+

The fact that the TVS King does 30 to 35 KM per Litre is alone proof that it is pretty environmentally friendly. However the TVS goes far beyond that. On the 22nd of September 2020 the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) issued a EURO 4 Certificate of Conformity (COC)…
Nigerian Road Traffic Authority Applauds TVS King 3-Wheeler Quality

Nigerian Road Traffic Authority Applauds TVS King 3-Wheeler Quality

Kano State Road Traffic Authority (KAROTA) has expressed satisfaction with the quality of TVS King brand of three-wheelers, saying the products are roadworthy and are bound to return profits to commercial drivers. The Deputy Managing Director of KAROTA. Mr/ Ibrahim Bala who is an automotive engineer made the remarks recently at the unveiling of an…
Three-Wheeler Steering is more Responsive than Four-Wheelers

Three-Wheeler Steering is more Responsive than Four-Wheelers

Sadly three-wheelers have a bad name that they do not deserve, this mainly comes about because of jokes about the Reliant, the truth however is the steering on a three-wheeler is far more responsive than on a four-wheeler. Steering Response Time To discover why the steering is more responsive on a three-wheeler than a four-wheeler…
AMC Three-Wheeler – Wildfire Three-Wheeler

AMC Three-Wheeler – Wildfire Three-Wheeler

The first thing you might ask about the AMC three-wheeler is why it has two names? The reason is it is sold in Pakistan as a AMC and in the United States as a Wildfire. AMC stands for Ammar Motor Company which is based in Karachi, Pakistan. AMC Started to build 3 Wheelers in 1990…
List of Three-Wheeler Car Manufacturers

List of Three-Wheeler Car Manufacturers

In the Philippines there seems to be a lot of incorrect assumptions about three-wheeled vehicles. The main one being they incorrectly presume anything with three wheels is a tricycle. The truth is a tricycle in English is a small vehicle like a bicycle with two wheels at the back and one at the front, used…
SAIL Badal India’s First Three-Wheeled Car

SAIL Badal India’s First Three-Wheeled Car

The Badal is regarded as India’s first three-wheeled car. Some might dispute this as there were three-wheelers being built in India before 1974, however, none of them were Indian. The SAIL Badal is regarded as India’s Reliant Robin but the truth is it was an improvement on the Britain’s most famous three-wheeled car. Sunrise Automotive…
TVS Kargo Box Van at Tuk Tuk 3-Wheelers

TVS Kargo Box Van at Tuk Tuk 3-Wheelers

The TVS Kargo Box Van is ideal for courier work such as Lazada, grocery deliveries, food delivers, it would be perfect for a supermarket that is looking to do online delivery, or for a wholesaler that delivers to sari sari stores. The 200cc 4 stroke gasoline engine provides plenty of power. The TVS Kargo Box…
6 Myths about the TVS King Deluxe Debunked

6 Myths about the TVS King Deluxe Debunked

Myth: Nobody knows if the TVS King is durable and will last over time as it is new.The Truth: TVS has been making three-wheelers since 2008 and many of the first ones are 12 years old and still on the road. TVS Motor Company has a long history of making reliable parts for the automotive…
DILG Ban on National Highways Should have Prohibitory Road Signs

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…
Tri- Must Go! Stop saying Tri

Tri- Must Go! Stop saying Tri

We are struggling to stop authorities, enforcers and security guards thinking a Tuk Tuk is a tricycle and by using the term tri you are not helping. Triwheeler, Tricab and many other words seem to be used frequently it seems like some are obsessed with the term tri and will even argue why it should…
Jeepneys killing people, Enforcers Apprehend Tuk Tuks

Jeepneys killing people, Enforcers Apprehend Tuk Tuks

Yesterday a Jeepney killed a 14-year-old boy and injured 7 other students. Last month a Jeepney in Pasig City had an accident and 10 people were hurt. Google News shows how common this is with headlines like. 6 killed, 18 injured in Albay Jeepney accident 1 dead, 21 injured in jeepney accident in Rizal 1…
Obstruction law do not Drive your Tuk Tuk Slowly

Obstruction law do not Drive your Tuk Tuk Slowly

No, we are not telling you to speed or drive in a dangerous way, we are telling you to make sure they have no grounds to charge you with obstruction. In Puerto Princesa they have been apprehending tricycles on the national highway and charging them with obstruction. It is very interesting that they are not…
DILG Tricycle Ban does not apply to Tuk Tuks

DILG Tricycle Ban does not apply to Tuk Tuks

Yet again Tuk Tuk groups on Facebook are full of posts about tuk-tuks being banned from national highways. This simply is not true and is fuelled by people that do not understand what a tricycle is. The ban on tricycles comes under the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Memorandum Circular 2007-01 we…
Allard Clipper proves Three-Wheelers are Cars

Allard Clipper proves Three-Wheelers are Cars

If anything proves three-wheelers are cars, not tricycles it has to be the Allard Clipper Three-Wheeler. The reason this strange looking little car proves it is it holds four records in the car world. Allard Motor Company Limited had been building cars in Clapham South London since 1945 most well known of these cars was…
Tuk Tuks are Probably Safer than a SUV or a Pickup Truck

Tuk Tuks are Probably Safer than a SUV or a Pickup Truck

Most people will probably think to claim a Tuk Tuk being safer than an SUV is a stupid statement but if you read on you will realise it is not so stupid. The problem with SUVs is they are not as safe as people think and it lures them into a false sense of security.…
Aermacchi Macchi MB1 Three-Wheeler Truck

Aermacchi Macchi MB1 Three-Wheeler Truck

Aermacchi like Piaggio was an Italian aircraft manufacturer, that at the end of WWII decided to start building a Three-Wheeler Truck. Also like Piaggio, they decided to go with a three-wheeler. Production started on the Aermacchi Macchi in 1947 and carried on until the 1970s. However, production did not end in the 1970s as the…
How Tuk Tuk Tourism is helping the Economy in Sri Lanka and India

How Tuk Tuk Tourism is helping the Economy in Sri Lanka and India

Both India and Sri Lanka are seeing a huge boost in tourism as people from all over the world flock to their countries to experience the Tuk Tuk. Tourists seem to love Tuk Tuks so much that they are prepared to spend thousands of dollars on Tuk Tuk adventures in Sri Lanka and India. This…
Why do Enforcers not understand the Tricycle Ban?

Why do Enforcers not understand the Tricycle Ban?

Enforcers, LGUs, LTO , MMDA and even owners of three-wheelers seem to not understand the law when it comes to the tricycle ban. I have spent the last 2 years researching the laws of the Philippines concerning three-wheelers and I am shocked at how often I hear of people misinterpreting the law. They seem to…
Does the Tricycle Ban Apply to Lazada Three-Wheeler Drivers?

Does the Tricycle Ban Apply to Lazada Three-Wheeler Drivers?

Does the Tricycle ban apply to Lazada drivers or other delivery drivers using three-wheelers? The simple answer is no, the tricycle ban on national highways does not apply to Lazada drivers. Why does it not apply to Lazada Drivers? The law that bans tricycles from national highways comes under the Department of the Interior and…