SETTLEMENT OF ADMITTED APPREHENSION

Qualification:

  1. Apprehended drivers / operators / conductors

Requirements:

  1. Pink copy of the Temporary Operator's Permit (TOP) or Affidavit of Loss, in cast of lost TOP
  2. Resolution / Decision

Additional Requirements:

  1. If confiscated Driver's License / License Plate
    1. One (1) photocopy of Official Receipt (OR) / Certificate of Registration (CR) (if applicable).
    2. Original copy of Seminar Certificate (prior to Joint Administrative Order [JAO] No. 2014-01 when applicable).
    3. Original copy of Franchise verification (for franchise related violation).
    4. Original copy of Emission test result with Motor Vehicle Inspection Report (MVIR) (for smoke belching violation)
    5. Original copy of Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS) Inspection Report with Official Receipt (for violations requiring inspection such as unauthorized/defective accessories, unauthorized modification and the like).
  2. If motor vehicle is impounded
    1. Original copy of Impounding Receipt of Motor Vehicle (IRMV) with stencils of motor and chassis numbers or Affidavit of Loss, in case of loss.
    2. One (1) Photocopy of OR/CR (if applicable).
    3. Original copy of Franchise verification (for franchise related violation).
    4. Original copy of Emission test result with MVIR (for anti-smoke belching violation).
    5. Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS) Inspection Report with Official Receipt (for violations requiring inspection such as unauthorized/defective accessories, unauthorized modification and the like).

Procedure:

Admitted Case Settled within 15 Days From the Date of Apprehension without Accessory Penalty

  1. Submits TOP/IRMV (or Affidavit of Loss - in case of loss TOP/IRMV) and other required documents, receives queue number.
  2. Proceeds to the Cashier of payment of fines. Receives OR.
  3. Proceeds to Releasing Unit and presents OR and other documents to claim confiscated item/s.

Admitted Cases Settled within 15 Days From the Date of Apprehension with Accessory Penalty / Settled Beyond 15 Days From the Date of Apprehension

  1. Submits TOP/IRMV (or Affidavit of Loss - in case of loss TOP/IRMV) and other required documents, receives queue number.
  2. Waits for the number/name to be called for the release of resolution/judgment.
  3. Proceeds to the Cashier for payment of fines. Receives OR
  4. Proceeds to the Releasing Unit and presents OR and other documents to claim confiscated item/s.

NOTE:

    1. Suspension period varies depending on the violations committed.
    2. Processing time includes waiting time and starts upon the submission of complete requirements.

 

ADJUDICATION OF CONTESTED APPREHENSION

Qualification:

  1. Apprehended drivers / registered owner / operators / conductors

Requirements:

  1. Pink copy of the Temporary Operator's Permit (TOP) or Affidavit of Loss, in case of lost TOP.
  2. Written Protest or Affidavit of denial / Motion for Reconsideration / Letter of Appeal.

Additional Requirements:

  1. If confiscated Driver's License / License Plate
    1. One (1) photocopy of Official Reciept (OR) / Certificate of Registration (if applicable).
    2. Franchise verification (for franchise related violation).
    3. Certificate of Emission Compliance (for smoke belching violation).
    4. Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS) Inspection Report with Official Receipt (for violations requiring inspection such as unauthorized/defective accessories, unauthorized modification and the like).
  2. If motor vehicle is impounded:
    1. Impounding receipt of Motor Vehicle (IRMV) with stencils of motor and chassis numbers.
    2. Photocopy of Official Receipt (OR) / Certificate of Registration (CR) (if applicable).
    3. Franchise verification (for franchise related violation).
    4. Certificate of Emission Compliance (for anti-smoke belching violation).
    5. Motor Vehicle Inspection System (MVIS) Inspection Report with Official Receipt (for violations requiring inspection such as unauthorized/defective accessories, unauthorized modification and the like).

Procedure:

CITIZEN'S CHARTER page 186-194

 

ENCODING OF ALARM

Qualification:

  1. Government agencies, private individuals and entities

Requirements:

  1. Letter request
  2. Original or one (1) Certified True Copy of the Court Order or Order issued by quasi-judicial bodies.

Procedure:

CITIZEN'S CHARTER page 212

 

FILING OF COMPLAINT AND LIFTING OF ALARM

Transactions at the Intelligence and Investigation Division (IID) to determine the liability of drivers and/or Motor Vehicle owners / operators including initial processes before lifting of alarm.

  • Double issuance of Driver's License
  • Double issuance of License Plate
  • Fake Driver's License
  • Filing of Complaint
  • Illegal Transfer of Ownership
  • Lifting of Alarm (IID)

Requirements:

• Double Issuance of Driver's License

  1. Affidavit or written explanation as an answer to the Show Cause Order issued by the IID.

• Double Issuance of License Plate

  1. One (1) Certified true copy of Official Receipt (OR) and Certificate of Registration (CR) of the subject Motor Vehicle
  2. Original written complaint or request for investigation from concerned parties (Handwritten or Computerized)

• Fake Driver's License

  1. Affidavit or written explanation on how the respondent secured his fake driver's license

• Client's Filing of Complaint

  1. Original Police Report
  2. Original Letter of Complaint

• Investigation on the Illegal Transfer of Ownership of Motor Vehicle

  1. Original Letter of Complaint/s
  2. Presentation of the original and submission of two (2) photocopies of Official Receipt (OR) and Certificate of Registration (CR)
  3. Notarized Deed of Sale
  4. Presentation of the original and submission of one (1) photocopy of any valid governement issued ID with photo and signature of previous owner if not registered under new and current owner.

• Lifting of Alarm (IID)

  1. Original Certificate fo Lifting of Alarm
  2. Presentation of the original and submission of one (1) photocopy of Official Receipt (OR) and Certificate of Registration (CR)
  3. Original Authorization Letter (if not the registered owner)

Procedure:

CITIZEN'S CHARTER page 215-227

 

LIFTING OF ALARM (Traffic Adjudication Service)

Procedure at Traffice Adjudication Service (TAS) for the settlement of any applicable fines and penalties arising from complaint/s and for the eventual lifting of alarm in connection with Driver's License and Motor Vehicle.

Requirements:

  1. Original letter of request addressed to the Director of Traffic Adjudication Service.
  2. Any valid Government issued ID/Deed of Sale, if not the registered owner.
  3. Original Special Power of Attorney, if representative.

• PNP-HPG Report Involves in Vehicular Accident

  1. Original letter of request to lift alarm from the investigator.
  2. Original Affidavit of Desistance.

• PNP-HPG Watch List Alarm to Stolen/Carnapped Motor Vehicles

  1. Original Philippine National Police - Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) Letter of Indorsement.
  2. Original Official Receipt (OR) / Certificated of Registration (CR) of the motor vehicle or certified true copy of the same from issuing agency.
  3. Original Philippine National Police - Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) Recovery and Disposition Report.
  4. Original Philippine National Police - Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) Lifting of alarm.
  5. Original Philippine National Police - Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) Crime Laboratory Marco - Etching Report.
  6. Original Philippine National Police - Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) MV clearance.
  7. Original duly accomplished Land Transportation Office (LTO) Motor Vehicle Inspection Report.

• Department of Health (DOH) Alarm

  1. Original Confirmatory Test.
  2. Original medical clinic Letter of Indorsement.

• Complaint/s at Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB)

  1. Original Resolution to lift alarm.

• Complaint/s at Internal Investigation Division (IID)

  1. Original Resolution to lift alarm.

Procedure:

CITIZEN'S CHARTER page 230

 

CERTIFICATION OF NO PENDING APPREHENSION AND ALARM

Certification requested by driver's license holders or operators to ensure that the former has no pending record of apprehension/alarm.

Requirements:

• For local and abroad employment

  1. One (1) photocopy of Driver's License.
  2. One (1) letter of request.

• For lost plate

  1. One (1) letter of request.
  2. Affidavit of Loss.
  3. One (1) photocopy of Official Receipt (OR) / Certificate of Registration (CR).
  4. Presentation of the original and submission of one (1) photocopy of any issued ID with photo and signature of the applicant.

• Other requirements (for representative)

  1. Special Power of Attorney (for individual).
  2. Secretary's Certificate (for Corporation and other entities).
  3. Presentation of original and submission of one (1) photocopy of any issued ID with photo and signature of the applicant and representative.

Procedure:

CITIZEN'S CHARTER page 232

 

FINES AND PENALTIES (Joint Administrative Order No. 2014-01)

 

JAO  VIOLATIONS   FINES     ACCESSORY PENALTY / 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS 
Driver's
License
MV Owner
Operator 
PRIVATE FOR HIRE  
  DRIVER   MV OWNER   DRIVER   MV OWNER
1a 4-8

Driving without valid driver's license /
conductor's permit



Allowing unauthorized driver to drive PUV or
allowing a driver to drive PUV without
bringing his/her driver's license
1st Offense
2nd Offense
3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense
Includes the following:
- Driving with delinquent or expired license

3,000.00





NONE
NONE
NONE
3,000.00

NONE





NONE
NONE
NONE
NONE

NONE





3,000.00
3,000.00
3,000.00
3,000.00

NONE





5,000.00
10,000.00
15,000.00
NONE

- Disqualification from granting of
  driver's license and driving a
  Motor Vehicle for a period of
  one (1) year

- Disqualification from granting of
  driver's license and driving a
  Motor Vehicle for a period of
  one (1) year.
- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30)
  days
- Cancellation of CPC
NONE

1a   - Driving with suspended or revoked or improper
  license
3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 NONE - Disqualification from granting of driver's license and driving
  a Motor Vehicle for a period of one (1) year.
1a   - Inappropriate driver's license restriction code 3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 NONE
1a   - Inappropriate driver's license classification 3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 NONE
1a   - Possession and use of fake/spurious driver's
  license
3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 NONE
1a   - Tourist driving a Motor Vehicle with a valid
  foreign driver's license beyond the 90-day
  maximum allowable period
3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 NONE
1a   - Student driver driving without being accompanied
  by a duly license driver.
3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 NONE
1b   Driving a Motor Vehicle used in the commision of a
crime upon conviction by a regular court of competent
jurisdiction.
10,000.00 NONE 10,000.00 NONE - Confiscation and revocation of driver's license upon conviction
   and disqualification from granting of driver's license and driving
   a Motor Vehicle.

- Impoundment of Motor Vehicle until ordered to be released by
  a regular court of competent jurisdiction.
1c   Commission of a crime in the course of Apprehension
upon conviction by a regular court of competent
jurisdiction.
10,000.00 NONE 10,000.00 NONE
1d   Driving while under the influence of alcohol and / or
prohibited drugs
Refer to
Sec. 12,
RA No.
10586
NONE Refer to
Sec. 12,
RA No.
10586
NONE For Non-Professional DL
First Conviction - confiscation and suspension of driver's license
for twelve (12) months.
Second Conviction - revocation of driver's license.

For Professional DL
First Conviction - confiscation and perpetual revocation
1e   Reckless Driving
   1st Offense

   2nd Offense

   3rd Offense and subsequent Offense

2,000.00

3,000.00

10,000.00

NONE

NONE

NONE

2,000.00

3,000.00

10,000.00

NONE

NONE

NONE

- Suspension of driver's license for three (3) months

- Suspension of driver's license for six (6) months and revocation
   on the succeeding offense.

  4-7 Employing reckless, insolent, discorteous or
arrogant driver

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of Unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

1f


R.A.no.
10930
Sec. 4b
  Submission of fake documents in driver's license
application (new/renewal)
  NONE   NONE - Drive's license shall be put on alarm, revocation and
   disqualification of granting license and driving for a period
   of one (1) year.
  a.  Prior to R.A. 10930 3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 NONE - Driver's license shall be revoked and the applicant shall be
   prohibited from applying for a period of two (2) years.
  b.  Upon the effectivity of Republic Act 10930 on
     July 20, 2019
20,000.00 NONE 20,000.00 NONE - The repetition of such offense shall warrant the perpetual
   disqualification from being granted driver's license in addition
   to the fine.
1g1



R.A. 
8750
Sec. 12-
1a
  Failure to wear the prescribed seatbelt device and/or
failure to require the front seat passenger to wear
seatbelt

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense




1,000.00

2,000.00

5,000.00
 



NONE

NONE

NONE




1,000.00

2,000.00

5,000.00




NONE

NONE

NONE
This includes allowing a 6 years old and below to be seated in
front passenger seat.





- Suspension of driver's license for one (1) week for the third and
  each succeeding offense.

1g2

R.A. 8750

  Failure to require his/her passenger/s to wear the 
prescribed seatbelt / post appropriate seatbelt signage
(for PUV)
NONE NONE 3,000.00 3,000.00 - For PUV's both the operator and the driver are liable to pay the 
   said fine for every violation.

 1h

R.A 10054

  Failure to wear the standard protective Motorcycle
helmet or failure to require the back rider to wear
standard protective Motorcycle helmet (R.A 10054)

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offenses

4th Offense and succeeding Offenses




1,500.00

3,000.00

5,000.00

10,000.00




NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE




NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE




NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE
NONE
R.A 10054  

Wearing substandard helmet or without ICC sticker

1st Offense

2nd Offense

 

3,000.00

5,000.00

 

NONE

NONE

 

NONE

NONE

 

NONE

NONE

 1i   Failure to carry Driver's License, Certificate of Registration
or Official Receipt (OR/CR) while driving
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE

1j1

1j2

1j3
  All other violations of traffic rules and regulations:

Illegal Parking

Disregarding Traffic Signs

Allowing passengers on top or cover of a motor vehicle
except in a truck helper


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


NONE

NONE

NONE
 1j4   Failure to provide canvass cover to cargos or freight of 
trucks requiring the same
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
 1j5   Permitting passenger to ride on running board, step-board
or mudguard of Motor Vehicle
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j6   Failure to dim headlights when approaching another
vehicle
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j7   Driving in a place not intended for traffice or into place not
allowed for parking
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j8   Hitching or permitting a person or a bicycle, motorcycle,
tricycle or skate roller to hitch to a Motor Vehicle
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j9   Driving against traffic rules 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j10   Illegal turn 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j11   Illegal overtaking 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j12   Overtaking at unsafe distance 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j13   Cutting an overtaken vehicle 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j14   Failure to give way to an overtaking vehicle 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j15   Increasing speed when being overtaken 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j16   Overtaking when left side is not visible or clear 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j17   Overtaking upon a crest of a grade 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j18   Overtaking upon a curve 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j19   Overtaking at any railway grade crossing 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j20   Overtaking at an intersection 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j21   Overtaking on "men working" or "caution" signs 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j22   Overtaking at no overtaking zone 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j23   Failure to yield the right of way – failure of the vehicle on
the left to yield the right of way
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE NONE
1j24   Failure to yield the right of way – failure of the vehicle on
the left to yield the right of way
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j25   Failure to yield the right of way – failure of the driver of any
vehicle upon the highway within a business or residential
district to yield the right of way
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j26   Failure to stop before traversing a "through highway" or
railroad crossing
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j27   Failure to yield the right of way – failure of a vehicle entering
a highway from a private road or driver upon a highway to
yield the right of way
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j28   Failure to yield the right of way to ambulance, police or fire
department vehicles
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j29   Failure to yield the right of way at a "through highway" or a
"stop intersection"
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j30   Failure to give a proper signal 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j31   Illegal turn – failure of the driver of Motor Vehicle intending
to run to the right at an intersection
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j32   Illegal turn – failure of the driver of a vehicle intending to
turn to the left
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j33   Failure to stop motor and notch handbrake of Motor Vehicle
when unattended
1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j34   Unsafe towing 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j35   Obstruction 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE
1j36   MC carrying more passengers other than the back rider or
cargo other than the saddle bags and luggage carriers
1,000.00 NONE NONE NONE
1j37 4-2 Refusal to render service to the public or convey passenger
to destination *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j38 4-3 Overcharging / Undercharging of fare *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j39 4-5 No franchise / CPC or evidence of franchise presented

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundement of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j40 4-6 Fraud and falsities of fake and spurious CPC, OR/CR, plates,
stickers and tags *
NONE NONE 1,000.00 NONE - Revocation / Cancellation of the franchise / CPC
1j41 4-9 Operating the unit/s with defective parts and accessories *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE
(2d)

5,000.00

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j42 4-10 Failure to provide fare discount *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j43 4-13 Fast, tampered, defective taximeter or operating without or with
an old seal taximeter *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j44 4-14  Tampered, broken, joined, reconnected, fake or altered sealing
wire *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j45 4-18 No sign board *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00 



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j46 4-19 Pick and drop of passengers outside terminal *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j47 4-20  Carrying of illegal and/or prohibited cargoes *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j48 4-21 Failure to provide fire extinguisher and required STOP and GO
signage *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j49 4-22 Trip cutting *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j50 4-23 Failure to display fare matrix *

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC

1j51 4-25 Breach of franchise conditions under LTFRB MC No. 2011-004
(Revised Terms and Conditions of CPC not otherwise herein
provided).

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense

Such as but not limited to the following:

1. Wearing of Slippers
2. Non-Wearing of Uniform
3. No Smoking sign not displayed
4. Overloading
5. Failure to grant fare discounts as prescribed by law
NONE

NONE





NONE
NONE

NONE





NONE 
1,000.00

1,000.00





1,000.00
5,000.00

10,000.00





15,000.00

NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days





- Cancellation of CPC

RA 10913   Distracted Driving

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense

Sub-sequent Offense


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00

20,000.00


NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00

20,000.00


NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

- Suspension of driver's license for three (3) months

- Revocation of driver's license

RA 10666   MC Driving with child

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


3,000.00

5,000.00

10,000.00 


NONE

NONE

NONE 


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE




NONE

NONE

- Suspension of driver's license for one (1) month and revocation
of driver's license for the succeeding offense.

1e 2a Unregistered Motor Vehicle


(to include reckless driving)

2,000.00 10,000.00 2,000.00 10,000.00 - Impoundment of Motor Vehicle, in case of non-registration and 
  the violation has exceeded one (1) month, and shall be released
  upon valid registration and payment of fine.
- Impoundment of Motor Vehicle for one (1) year, in case 
  undocumented engines, undocumented engines shall be
  confiscated
  2b Unauthorized Motor Vehicle Modification NONE 5,000.00 NONE 5,000.00 - Impoundment of motor vehicle upon inspection, correction of 
  defect and payment of fine
  2c Operating a right-hand driver Motor Vehicle NONE 50,000.00 NONE 50,000.00 - Impoundment of motor vehicle until defect is corrected and
  deemed road worthy upon inspection and payment of fine.
1j41 2d Motor Vehicle operating with defective/improper/unauthorized
accessories, devices, equipment and parts
NONE 5,000.00 NONE 5,000.00 - Impoundment of motor vehicle until accessory device, equipment
  or part is properly installed, corrected or removed as the case
  may and payment of fine.
- confiscationg of unauthorized plate, accessory and/or device.
  2e Failure to attach or improper attachment/tampering of Motor
Vehicle license plates and/or third plate sticker.
NONE 5,000.00 NONE 5,000.00 - Removal and confiscation of unauthorized plate, accessory
  and or device in favor of government.
RA 8749 2f Smoke Belching

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


2,000.00

4,000.00

6,000.00


NONE

NONE

NONE


2,000.00

4,000.00

6,000.00



NONE

NONE

- Suspension of MV Registration for one (1) year.

  2g Fraud in MV Registration/Renewal NONE 3,000.00 NONE 3,000.00 - Impoundment and barred of MV from registration for one (1) year
  2h All other violations in connection with Motor Vehicle Registration / 
Renewal / Operation
NONE 2,000.00 NONE 2,000.00 NONE
3a   Load extending beyond projected width without permit 1,000.00 NONE 1,000.00 NONE - Fines shall be imposed upon the driver of the Motor Vehicle for
  operating a Motor Vehicle with any part of the load extending
  beyond the projected width of the vehicle without special permit.
3b

RA 8794
Sec. 6
  Axle Overloading NONE An amount
equivalent
to 25% of
MVUC
NONE An amount
equivalent
to 25% of
MVUC
- An amount equivalent to 25% of Motor Vehicle User's Charge at
  the time of infringement on owner/operator or driver of trucks
  and trailers for loading beyond their registered gross weight, 
  vehicle weight.
- The penalty shall be waived for loads exceeding the registered
  Gross Vehicle Weight by a tolerance of less than 5%.

  No Motor Vehicle shall be allowed to proceed on the roadway if
  either a dual-wheel axle load shall exceed of the maximum
  allowable gross weight.
3c   Operating a passenger bus / truck with cargo exceeding 160kg. NONE NONE 1,000.00 NONE - Fine shall be imposed upon the driver and conductor of the motor
  vehicle.
  4-1 Colorum Violation: A PUV operating 

a.  without proper authority from LTFRB;
b.  outside its approved route;
c.  differently from its authorized route;
d.  with expired CPC and without application for extension of validity
         
    1st Offense:

Bus

Trucks


Jeepney

Vans

Sedan

TC


NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000,000.00

200,000.00


50,000.00

200,000.00

120,000.00

6,000.00


- Impoundment for three (3) months

                                  STATUS OF CPC
- Revocation of the ENTIRE CPC where the apprehended vehicle
  belongs (except when apprehended vehicle is with private/green
  plate)

- Blacklisting of the apprehended vehicle and all other authorized
  units included in the CPC from being used as PUV

- Revocation of the registration of the apprehended vehicle and all
  other authorized units included in the franchise.
    2nd Offense:







NONE







NONE







NONE







NONE







- Revocation of ALL CPCs (entire fleet) of the operator

- Disqualification of the operator.

- Blacklisting of ALL authorized units (entire fleet) of the operator
  from being used as PUV.

- Revocation of the registration of ALL authorized units (entire fleet)
  of the operator.
  4-4 Failure to provide proper body markings

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense ans sub-sequent Offense

 

NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

  4-8 Allowing unauthorized driver to drive PUV or allowing driver to drive
PUV without bringing his/her driver's license.

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

  4-11 Failure to provide the Board with complete, correct, and updated
operator's information and other forms of misrepresentation

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE
 


1,000.00

 1,000.00

 1,000.00



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

  4-12 Failure to display "No Smoking" signage and/or allowing personnel or
passenger to smoke inside the vehicle.

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

  4-15 Violation of color scheme or design / Adoption or new color design without
authority from the Board (PUB and TX only)

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense



NONE

NONE

NONE



NONE

NONE

NONE



1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00



5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00 




NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

  4-16 Unregistered or unauthorized trade/business name (PUB and TX only)

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

  4-17 No panel route (PUJ, PUB, UV)

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense


NONE

NONE

NONE


NONE

NONE

NONE


1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00


5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00



NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

  4-24 Failure to display the International Symbol of Accessibility inside the units
and/or failure to designate seats specifically for the use of Persons with
Disability or Failure or refusal to transport PWDs (PUJ, PUB, TTS, UV)

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense and sub-sequent Offense




NONE

NONE

NONE




NONE

NONE

NONE




1,000.00

1,000.00

1,000.00




5,000.00

10,000.00

15,000.00





NONE

- Impoundment of unit for thirty (30) days

- Cancellation of CPC where the unit is authorized

 

A Temporary Operator's Permit (TOP) shall authorize a driver to operate a motor vehicle for a period of seventy-two (72) hours only. Further, all apprehensions are deemed admitted unless contested by filing a written contest within five (5) days from date of apprehension. However, failure of the driver to pay the corresponding penalty within fifteen (15) days shall cause the automatic suspension of his driver's license for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of apprehension in addition to the fines and penalties prescribed hereunder. The Land Transportation Office (LTO) shall resolve a contested case within five (5) days from receipt of said written contest.

NOTE:

Fines and penalties of all violations prior to implementation of Joint Administrative Order No. 2014 (JAO) dated 02 June 2014 shall be based on Department Order No. 2008-39 dated 26 August 2008.