SMC had noted a larger-than-expected spike in applications, particularly from non-regular users hoping to beat the deadline.
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The new feature will automatically alert drivers using the latest version of Waze on Android or iOS that they are approaching a railroad crossing.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has warned that any delay in the implementation of contactless toll payment scheme would only make motorists and personnel manning the toll plazas vulnerable to the Covid-19.
The advent of Tesla broke “the logjam” that had held since the failure of Thomas Edison’s electric car to gain traction a century earlier and major automakers are hastening to catch up and deploy their own electric vehicles.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has called on government agencies to adopt available mass transportation technologies after Metro Manila ranked a dismal 49th out 50 Asia-Pacific cities in the Urban Mobility Readiness Index conducted by the Oliver Wyman Forum and University of California.
Although all expressways will be implementing cashless toll collections, motorists without RFID stickers will still be allowed entry to the toll plaza but will be led to an area where their vehicles will be provided with the RFID stickers.
SMC emphasized, however, that Nov. 30 will be the absolute deadline. After which, vehicles without RFID stickers will not be allowed to enter SMC-operated tollways including Skyway, SLEX, NAIAX, STAR Tollways and TPLEX.
Carmaker Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) held its fifth digital launch this year with the unveiling of one of its most popular models in its lineup – the Toyota Fortuner.