MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will not fine motorists whose vehicles would not have radio frequency identification (RFID) tags by December 1, 2020 — but only during the Christmas season.
DOTr gave this assurance during Senate deliberations on the proposed 2021 budget of the agency on Tuesday.
During the deliberations, Senator Nancy Binay asked the DOTr about the amount of penalty that will be imposed on motorists whose cars are without RFID stickers.
DOTr officials present at the Senate told senators, through Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, that they will not impose the penalty during the Christmas season.
“According to them, …