LTO enforcers apprehend 4,864 unregistered vehicles

December 6, 2023 Jun I. Legaspi 202 views

LAND Transportation Office (LTO) enforcers nationwide apprehended 4,864 vehicles during the first month of the nationwide “No Registration, No Travel” policy.

LTO Chief Assistant Secretary Atty. Vigor Mendoza II lauded LTO personnel for the aggressive operations, saying that it sent a strong message to owners of delinquent vehicles that the LTO is serious in compelling them to renew the registration of their vehicles.

“Inaasahan ko ang patuloy na agresibong operasyon sa pagpapatupad ng ‘No Registration, No Travel’ policy sa mga susunod pang buwan hanggang mai-rehistro ulit ang 24.7 milyong motor vehicles na target ng polisiyang ito,” said Mendoza.

Based on the briefing memorandum submitted to the office of the LTO Chiefs, Region II, or the Cagayan Valley Region, have the most number of apprehended delinquent motor vehicles with 657, followed by Region VII (Eastern Visayas) with 531, and Region IV-B (MIMAROPA) with 514.

In Mindanao, a total of 386 delinquent motor vehicles were apprehended in Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula), followed by Region XI (Davao Region) with 357 and Region XII (SOCCSKSARGEN) with 250.

In Metro Manila, a total of 251 delinquent motor vehicles were apprehended.

Mendoza said strategic operations will be conducted especially in Metro Manila, Central Luzon and CALABARZON—the three regions with the most number of delinquent motor vehicles based on the LTO data.

“So we appeal again to all delinquent motor vehicles to voluntarily renew the registration of their motor vehicles. Huwag na ninyong dagdagan ang inyong problema dahil kapag nahuli kayo, mas malaking halaga ang babayaran ninyo,” said Mendoza.

Under the guidance of Department of Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista, Mendoza earlier ordered all LTO Regional Directors and heads of District and Extension Licensing Offices to set up priority lanes for those who would voluntarily renew their motor vehicles with more than a year of expired registration.