LAND TRANSPORTATION RELATED LAWS /REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8794 – “MOTOR VEHICLE USER’S CHARGE LAW”
AN ACT IMPOSING A MOTOR VEHICLE USER’S CHARGE ON OWNERS OF ALL TYPES OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
It is hereby declared as the policy of the State to provide for and ensure the adequate maintenance of national and provincial roads through sufficient funding the purpose.
PAYMENT OF MVUC
Every motor vehicle whether for hire or for private use, including government motor vehicle, shall be imposed with a motor vehicle user’s charge (MVUC) which shall be collected from and paid by the owner when registering the motor vehicle.
PENALTY FOR OVERLOADING
Owner of a truck or trailer which is loaded in excess of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight (GVW) to pay a penalty in the amount equivalent to 25% of the MVUC applicable to the vehicle at the time of infringement, provided that the penalty shall be waived for the loading exceeding the GVW by a tolerance of less than 5%.
No vehicle shall be permitted to proceed on the roadway if either a dual-wheel axle load exceeds 13,500 kilograms or the vehicle load exceeds 150% of the maximum allowable GVW.