Nationwide issuance of 10-year drivers’ licenses set in December

Cross country issuance of 10-year drivers’ licenses set in December

President Rodrigo Duterte said the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has vowed to begin the cross country issuance of drivers’ licenses with 10-year legitimacy by December this year.

“By December 2021, the LTO submits that every one of its workplaces cross country will be giving licenses with a 10-year legitimacy,” Duterte said in his prerecorded Talk to the People conveyed Monday night however broadcasted Tuesday morning.

The LTO on Oct. 28 started carrying out the new driver’s permit that is legitimate for quite a long time in its authorizing workplaces in Quezon City.

The LTO branches in Metro Manila went with the same pattern this month.

“The remainder of the workplaces in the NCR (National Capital Region) will begin issuance of the equivalent in November 2021, to be trailed by any remaining locales logically,” Duterte said.

Duterte said it would be without bother for drivers to get a driver’s permit in the country.

“Ang lisensiya ng ating mga [motorist] sa driving sa lahat is useful for a very long time. Wala nang recharging restoration na madalian. You have 10 years to drive. Baka hindi mo maubos ‘yang period na ‘yan sa (The drivers’ permit for driving is useful for a very long time. No compelling reason to reestablish it for a more limited timeframe. The lengthy legitimacy period is excessively long for [driving]). Ten years is a… It’s a long stretch,” he said.

On Aug. 2, 2017, Duterte inked Republic Act (RA) 10930 which corrects the Land Transportation and Traffic Code to “build up a framework that advances the straightforward entry to taxpayer supported organizations and productive transportation guideline great for individuals.

RA 10930 expands the legitimacy time of licenses from five to a long time from the past three years for drivers without any infringement.

In restoring the driver’s permit, drivers are needed to take the far reaching driver’s schooling program (CDEP) test.

Drivers who have penetrated traffic rules will be needed to take extra CDEP analysts.

On Tuesday, the LTO said the test and instructive materials that are important for the CDEP can be gotten to without cost through the LTO”s Land Transportation Management System web-based interface lto.gov.ph. (PNA)

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