Overloading caused Bohol bridge to collapse, says report

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Overloading caused the Borja Bridge in Catigbian, Bohol to collapse. An official report from the Provincial Engineer’s Office of Bohol said that overloading caused the collapse of the Borja Bridge in Barangay Alegria,…

Mandaue’s TEAM goes after overloading PUJs

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—At least 17 citation tickets for overloading were issued by the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) to PUJ drivers during a checkpoint conducted in the city’s boundaries on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Cebu, including…

LTFRB-7 warns PUV drivers against overloading

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An officials of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is asking drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) to only carry up to their allowed capacity. A fine of…

Fare matrix on PUJs a must, violators will be penalized — LTFRB-7

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) is encouraging operators and drivers to put a fare matrix on their units to avoid penalties. Francis Kaamiño, LTFRB-7 enforcement team head,…

Public transpos, passengers compliant with 75% capacity so far – Talisay police chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public utility vehicles (PUVs) plying Talisay City and the passengers, in general, were compliant with the 75% required passenger capacity. This was the assessment of Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of Talisay…

TEAM intensifies anti-overloading drive

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/19/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) has already issued around 300 citation tickets to PUJ drivers for overloading since January 1, 2022. Edwin Jumao-as, TEAM officer-in-charge said they could issue 15 to…

Mandaue to strictly implement 70 percent passenger capacity for all PUVs

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will strictly implement the 70 percent passenger capacity guideline of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board for public utility vehicles (PUVs) that will travel through Mandaue City. City Councilor Jimmy…

TEAM warns PUJ drivers: Don’t overload passengers

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) is reminding Public Utility Jeepney (PUJ) drivers, not to overload passengers. Edwin Jumao-as, TEAM executive director, said since the plastic barriers were allowed to be removed, they noticed…

LTFRB-7 chief to PUV drivers: Plastic barriers may be gone, but still observe minimum capacity

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/08/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Despite Transportation Department allowing the removal of the plastic barriers inside public utility vehicles (PUVs), drivers and operators are still reminded to comply with the minimum seating capacity of each vehicle.  Director…

Montealto: Mandatory use of terminals to prevent overloading of buses

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/07/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A new regulation that will require buses to use the north and south bus terminals is expected to address overloading concerns in public transportation, says retired Colonel Eduardo MontealtoJr., the Central Visayas…

Cebu City to provide free rides starting August 9

Dyrecka Letigio 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is set to deploy 18 free buses to different routes in the city to help address the demand for public transportation during peak hours. Councilor James Cuenco, the chairperson for transportation,…

Show cause order awaits bus operator for violating health protocols

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/02/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) said it would issue a show cause order addressed to the operator of a bus that was flagged down by Talisay…

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