Edgar Galvante - updates

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LTO chief to Alvarez: I'll only resign if Duterte, Tugade ask me to

Dec 07, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Galvante says they are doing their best to finally bring the delayed plates to motorists

LTO CHIEF. Edgar Galvante attends the House Committee on Transportation hearing. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Speaker Alvarez wants LTO chief to resign

Dec 06, 2017 - 4:48 PM

'Is it really that hard to get vehicle plates?' asks the House Speaker

TIME TO GO. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says since the procurement of plate numbers are still delayed, the LTO chief must go. Rappler file photo

LTO rolls out drivers' licenses valid for 5 years

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:13 PM

The entire application process for the new driver s license cards takes about 5 minutes the transportation secretary says

5-YEAR LICENSES. Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade tried out the application process for the new driver's license cards that are valid for 5 years. Photo by the Department of Transportation

DOTr suspends Anti-Distracted Driving Act

May 23, 2017 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED Transport authorities will first focus on information dissemination as recommended by lawmakers in a House hearing following the confusion over the new law

House panel approves in principle bill on 5-year driver's license

May 04, 2017 - 12:14 PM

The proposed measure seeks to amend the Land Transportation and Traffic Code which currently sets the validity of a driver s license to 3 years

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has been issuing licenses valid for 5 years since last October.

Lawmaker grills LTO over driver’s license cards contract

Jan 18, 2017 - 7:25 PM

LTO chief Edgar Galvante says the agency is entering a separate contract for cards valid up to 5 years because they are adding a security feature to the current ones

ADDED GOV'T COST? Tarlac 3rd District Representative Noel Villanueva disagrees with the LTO having two contracts for driver's license cards. Photo of Villanueva from his Facebook page

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Aug 22, 2016 - 1:51 PM

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DOTr 'will comply' with Duterte's call to remove appointees

Aug 21, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Once a formal directive is issued compliance is guaranteed the Department of Transportation DOTr says

'UNFORGIVING.' Transportation chief Arthur Tugade reiterates to all undersecretaries and agency heads that the government shall be uncompromising and unforgiving in issues of corruption. Photo by Joseph Vidal/ Senate PRIB

400,000 new license plates to be released monthly

Aug 08, 2016 - 8:03 PM

Meanwhile motorists in Metro Manila who are set to renew their drivers licenses will get 5 year validity starting September 19

DELAYED. Over a million new license plates haven't been released yet by the Land Transportation Office. File photo from Bureau of Customs Public Information and Assistance Division

Manning the LTO: Turning a 'corrupt' agency around

Aug 07, 2016 - 6:00 PM

LTO chief Edgar Galvante wants citizens to be able to approach the agency – frequently tagged one of the most corrupt – knowing its employees can help not extort

NEW CHALLENGE. LTO chief Edgar Galvante wants to remove the tag of 'corrupt agency' under his watch. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler