|VIOLATIONS||FINES AND PENALTIES|
|A. DRIVING AN UNREGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE
This includes driving with an improperly registered motor vehicle or a motor vehicle with expired , revoked , suspended or invalid registration , unregistered of fake substitute or replacement engine, engine block or chassis
In addition , in case of non-registration and the violation has exceeded one (1) month , the motor vehicle shall be impounded and shall be released only upon its valid registration and payment of appropriate fines and penalties.
In the case of undocumented engines, the motor vehicle shall be impounded and shall be barred for a period of one (1) year from payment of the fines.
The undocumented engines shall likewise be confiscated in favor of the government.
|B. UNAUTHORIZED MOTOR VEHICLE MODIFICATION
This includes change in color and other unauthorized modifications of the standard manufacturer’s specification not covered by the preceding section A.
In addition, the motor vehicle shall be released only upon inspection, correction of defect and payment of the fine.
|C. OPERATING A RIGHT HAND DRIVE MOTOR||Php 50,000.00
In addition, the motor vehicle shall be impounded and subject to inspection, if defect was corrected and payment of the fine.
|D. MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATING WITHOUT OR WITH DEFECTIVE / IMPROPER / UNAUTHORIZED ACCESSORIES, DEVICES, EQUIPMENT AND PARTS
This includes bells / sirens / whistles, blinkers, horns, early warning device (EWD), grill/s, jalousies, brake (foot and hand brakes), brake lights /headlights /interior lights /signal lights /tail lights, mirrors, mufflers, metallic tires / spare tire, speedometer, windshield, wipers or any other accessory, device, equipment or part that is manifestly prejudicial to road safety.
In addition, the motor vehicle shall be impounded until the accessory, device, equipment or part is properly installed, corrected or removed , as the case may be and payment of the fine.
The improper or unauthorized accessory, device, equipment or part shall likewise be confiscated in favour of the government.
|E. FAILURE TO ATTACH OR IMPROPER ATTACHMENT / TAMPERING OF AUTHORIZED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES AND/OR THIRD PLATE STICKER
This includes the attachment of any unauthorized plate/s or any accessory or device to and/or around the authorized motor vehicle license plate, or any manner of attachment that impedes in any way the visibility or reflectivity of the authorized motor vehicle license plate and/or the third plate sticker.
In addition, the authorized motor vehicle license plate/third plate sticker shall be properly attached and the unauthorized plate, accessory and/or device removed and confiscated in favor of the government.
|F. SMOKE BELCHING (Section 46, RA 8749)
Any vehicle suspected of violation of emission standards through visual signs, such as, but not limited to, smoke belching, shall be subjected to an emission test.
|The motor vehicle shall be impounded and MV licensed plate shall not be released until the vehicle has passed the standard emission test and payment of the fine.
In addition, the driver and operator of the apprehended vehicle shall undergo a seminar on pollution control management conducted by the DENR and shall also suffer the following penalties:
a.) First Offense – a fine not to exceed Two Thousand Pesos (Php 2,000.00);
b.) Second Offense – a fine not to exceed Four Thousand Pesos (Php 4,000.00) and
c.) Third Offense – one (1) year suspension of the Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) and a fine not more than Six Thousand Pesos (Php 6,000.00)
d.) Succeeding Offense – suspension of MV Registration for one (1) year.
|G. FRAUD IN RELATION TO THE REGISTRATION OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE AND I OR ITS RENEWAL||Php 3,000.00
In addition, the motor vehicle shall be impounded and shall be barred from registration for a period of one (1) year from the payment of the fine.
|H. ALL OTHER VIOLATION IN CONNECTION WITH MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION RENEWAL/OPERATION||Php 2,000.00|