The Land Transportation Office (LTO) will start out issuing new license plates for registered motor automobiles and bikes this April.
The launch of the new plates will stage out the 9 different license plate editions that are at the moment in use due to the fact 1981. Personal motor vehicles will shortly have new black-and-white plates while community utility motor vehicles will retain the black-and-yellow plates, which will now include the licensed routes of the auto as a feature to detect out-of-line public utility motor vehicles (PUVs).
The aged plates had been copied and counterfeit.
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Beneath the standardized structure, new motor motor vehicle plates will have a three-letter and 4-number mix although new bike plates will have a two-letter and 5-amount blend.
The new plates also options tamper-resistant locks and screws that will permanently attach the plates to the motor automobile or motorcycle. In accordance to the DoTC, this will prevent transferring plate from just one motor vehicle to one more, which is generally accomplished in perpetrating crimes these as carnapping.
Apart from the new plates, the LTO will also challenge a “third plate” windshield sticker that will change the latest sticker, which is renewed during yearly registration and will reveal the vehicle’s license plate amount.
[Editor’s comment:] I wonder how quite a few years this trade of license plates will will need. The Section of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) announces 5 decades. It’s possible! In any case, I have nevertheless the 2011 LTO stickers on my license plates since in June 2012 and June 1213 the regional LTO employees told me: Sorry, out of stock Sir…