Governor Jesus Crispin C. Remulla has officially announced number coding scheme in Cavite to be fully enforced on February 5.
The number coding rules and regulations were urged by First District Board Member Gilbert Villanueva Gandia in order to control the traffic flow in Cavite.
After the public consultation, the provincial officials signed the amended Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRRs) on the number coding scheme.
The number coding will be determined on the last digit of license plates or conduction stickers, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
There will be “window hours” set from 10:01 a.m. to 2:59 p.m.
The roads covered by the number coding system are the following:
– Aguinaldo Highway (the stretch from Bacoor to Dasmariñas-Silang boundary)
– Governor’s Drive (from Carmona to Trece Martires City-Tanza boundary)
– Molino-Salawag-Paliparan Road (from Zapote, Bacoor, to Paliparan, Dasmarinas)
– Molino Boulevard (from Aguinaldo Highway to Molino-Salawag-Paliparan Road).
The vehicles covered by the number coding system are private cars, vans, and trucks. Motorcycles are no longer affected by the revised number coding system.
Furthermore, as released by Provincial Government of Cavite, the following are hereby exempted from the Number Coding Scheme:
a. All public utility vehicles including public utility jeepneys and buses;
b. Ambulance, firetrucks, police patrol cars, military vehicles with permanent marking indicating the vehicles as such. Ambulance and firetrucks, which are privately owned and properly marked as such, shall likewise be exempted;
c. Vehicles carrying person/s needing emergency medical attention;
d. Government vehicles with government plates;
e. Vehicles used by medical practitioners in an emergency;
f. Duly enfranchised school buses; and
g. Vehicles on a mission to carry relief goods to identified calamity or highly depressed areas
VEHICLES THAT MAY APPLY FOR EXEMPTION
According also to the provincial government, the following vehicles MAY also be exempted from the coding system, provided that the owner thereof or his/her authorized representative applies for and is granted exemption by the Office of the Provincial Governor – Road Safety Division:
A. Vehicles delivering perishable goods in commercial quantity
B. Company shuttle service vehicles
C. Specially outfitted vehicles used by PWDs
D. Vehicles used in servicing public utilities
E. Funeral service vehicles
F. Vehicles used by doctors, public attorneys, prosecutors and members of the Judiciary
G. Vehicles used by tourism agents
H. Vehicles used by business locators
Any person found violating the Number Coding Scheme shall be meted a fine of Three Hundred Pesos (Php300.00). For this purpose, the violator’s driver’s license shall be confiscated and issued a ticket. The ticket shall be used to claim the license after payment of the fine.
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