Driving Ordinance

MANILA, Philippines - An ordinance which strengthens certain provisions, fines, and penalties for traffic violations in Pasig City has recently been passed by the City Council.

The ordinance, which amends Ordinance No. 1 Series of 2004 otherwise known as the Traffic Code of Pasig City, was authored by Councilors Regino S. Balderrama and Lorna A. Bernardo.

The council passed it on July 26.

Under the ordinance, violators of the limited Truck Ban will be fined P500 for the first offense, R1, 000 for the second, and R2,000 for the third.

Under the ordinance's Article V, Section 23 driving over a Yellow Lane/Box" is punishable with a R1, 000 fine.

Article XIV Section 73 (f) bans tricycles along the national roads s and all roads within the Central Business District of the City. Violator will be fined PR1, 000.

Under Article XVIII Section 97 (a) (e) of the Ordinance, only persons with license duly issued by the Land Transportation Office (LTO) shall be allowed to drive a vehicle. Persons with more than one driver's license and those with double multiple unredeemed traffic tickets are prohibited. Violators will be fined R1,000 and their vehicles impounded.

Under Section E, drivers of public utility vehicles are banned from wearing a sleeveless shirt (sando) or slippers.

Using a mobile phone or similar device while driving is not allowed.

PUJ drivers who violate the dress code will be fined R150. Drivers who used their cell phones while driving will be fined R500.

Driving under the influence of liquor or incapacitating drug is prohibited under Article XII Section 58 and punishable with a fine of R2, 500 and the impounding of the vehicle.

Article XVIII Section 97 (a), (b), (c), (d) licenses, motor vehicles and other requirements:

Other violations listed are driving without license, unregistered/improperly registered/delinquent or invalid registration, using license plates that are different from the body number, and unregistered substitute or replacement.

The fine for the violations is R1, 000 plus the impounding of motor vehicle.

The ordinance was co-authored by Councilors Richard C. Eusebio, Augustin Alexee C. Santiago, Reynaldo R. San Buenaventura III, Christian G. Sia, Iyo Christian C. Bernardo, Virgilio I. Del Rosario, Rodrigo B. Asilo, Reynaldo F. Raymundo, Roberto E. Benito, Charmie Q. Benavides LIGA President Ferdinand A. Avis and SK President Julia Nicole Pua.

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