A weekly update on the latest developments in local motoring centering on the country’s transportation concerns and traffic management issues in the Metro.
Skyway's Holiday Preparations
Yearly, the holiday season is expected to be the busiest time of the year
not only for the commuters but also for the government. With that,
officials from the country's traffic management agencies are likewise busy
preparing for the said approaching season.
Skyway O&M Corporation says that they have been preparing the
expressways for the holiday season. The agency adds that they are already
implementing rules and safety measures along Skyway, SLEX, and Star
According to Skyway O&M Corp., the safety measures include imposed
speed limits for the motorists to follow to avoid accidents. In case of
road crashes and other incidents, the agency says that there will be
ambulatory services as well as towing services in the area.
Additionally, the agency has implemented the motor vehicle inspection
system wherein they inspect vans, heavy trucks, and buses to ensure their
road-worthiness to travel along the expressways. Moreover, patrol vehicles
are also in the area 24/7.
To further ensure the smooth travel and the safety of the motorists, Skyway
O&M Corp. says that the road surface will be in top-shape condition.
The agency reminds the motoring public to plan out their travels during the
holiday season, to prepare exact amount for the toll gates, and to follow