It’s now official. Starting January 9, 2017 the Number Coding Scheme in the Province of Cavite will start its dry run. During the dry run period, only warning tickets will be given to violators. Strict implementation will begin on February 1, 2017 so full penalties and fines will be imposed.
It follows the same schedule in Metro Manila based on the license and conduction sticker ending in the following numbers:
The number coding scheme is in effect during the following time windows: 6AM to 9AM and 3PM to 7PM. It applies to all private cars, vans, motorcycles and trucks. The roads covered by the number scheme are as follows:
Aguinaldo Highway – covering the stretch of Bacoor to Dasmarinas-Silang boundary
Governor’s Drive – covering the stretch of Carmona to Trece Martires City-Tanza boundary
Molino-Salawag-Paliparan Road – from Zapote, Bacoor, to Paliparan, Dasmarinas
Molino Boulevard – covering Talaba 4, Niog 3, Ligas 2, Ligas 3, Bayanan, Mambog 4, Molino 2, Molino 3, San Nicolas 1, and San Nicolas 3 in Bacoor.
Daang Hari Road – covering the stretch of Aguinaldo Highway, Imus to Molino, Bacoor
- All public utility vehicles – jeeps and buses
- Ambulance, firetrucks, police patrol cars, military vehicles with permanent marking indicating the vehicles as such. Privately owned firetrucks and ambulances are also exempted.
- Vehicles carrying person/s needing immediate medical attention
- Government vehicles with government plates
- Vehicles delivering perishable goods in commercial quantity, which include fresh vegetables, fruits and flowers; raw meat and fresh seafood; ice products; baked products with shelf life of 24 hours; medicine/vaccine expiring within 24 hours; and cooked food/catering
- Vehicles used by medical practitioner in an emergency
- Duly franchised school buses and company shuttle service vehicles
- Vehicles on mission to carry relief goods to identified calamity or highly depressed areas.
Violators will be fined Php 300.00
Will this number coding scheme solve the horrendous traffic situation in Cavite? Let’s wait and see…