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LTO Fines and Penalties for traffic violations 2022

Being a responsible driver is very important since it involves not only your own safety but also other people’s lives. There are traffic rules and regulations established for the sake of everyone and if you break them, you will be slapped with a fine.

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The Joint Administrative Order No. 2014-01 revised the schedule of fines and penalties for violations of laws, rules, and regulations governing land transportation services as follows;

LTO Penalties and Fines

ViolationFine & Penalties
Driving without a valid driver’s license/Conductors permit

( expired, revoked, suspended, inappropriate driver’s license restriction code, fake driver’s license, tourist driving a motor vehicle with a valid foreign driver’s license beyond the 90-day maximum allowable period, and student driver driving without being accompanied by a duly licensed driver)

 -PHP 3,000

-disqualified from being granted a driver’s licensed

-disqualified driving a motor vehicle for a period of one (1) year from the payment of the Php 3,000.00 fine.

Driving a Motor Vehicle used in the Commission of Crime upon conviction by a regular court of competent jurisdiction

Commission of a crime in the course of apprehension upon conviction by a regular court of competent jurisdiction
-PHP 10,000

-driver’s license confiscated/revoked
disqualified from being granted drivers licensed and
driving a motor vehicle-
motor vehicle impounded
Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or dangerous drugsNot resulting in injuries or death: PHP 20,000 to PHP 80,000
Resulted in injuries: PHP 100,000 to PHP 200,000Resulted in death: PHP 300,000 to PHP 500,000

For non-professional driver’s license
First Offense
driver’s licensed confiscated
driver’s license suspended for a period of twelve (12) months
Second Offense
driver’s license revoked

For professional driver’s license
First Offense
driver’s licensed confiscated
driver’s license perpetually revoked
 Reckless drivingFirst offense: PHP 2,000

Second offense: PHP 3,000
driver’s license suspended for a period of three (3) months

Third Offense: PHP 10,000
driver’s license suspended for a period of three (6) months

Fourth/Subsequent Offense
Php 10,000.00

revocation of driver’s license
revoked non-professional driver- disqualified from being granted a driver’s license for a period of two (2) years counted from the date of revocation.

revoked professional driver-perpetually disqualified from getting any driver’s license.
Submission of fake documents in driver’s license application or renewalPHP 3,000

driver’s license put on alarm, revoked, and disqualified granted a driver’s license and driving a motor vehicle for a period of one (1) year from the payment of the fine, without prejudice to the filing of appropriate criminal charges.
 No seat belt (including having a child passenger six years old and below on the front passenger seat)First offense: PHP 1,000
Second offense: PHP 2,000
Third offense: PHP 5,000

driver’s license suspended for a period of one (1) week from payment of the fine for the third and each succeeding offense.
Failure to require his/her passenger to wear the prescribed seatbelt device

(For Public Utility Vehicles, failure to post appropriate signage’s instructing front-seat passengers to wear seatbelts when inside the vehicle)
PHP 3,000 for every violation (driver and the operator for the PUJ)
No motorcycle helmet
(This includes wearing a helmet with a fake Philippine Standard or Import Commodity Clearance
First offense: PHP 1,500
Second offense: PHP 3,000
Third offense: PHP 5,000
Fourth and succeeding offenses: PHP 10,000
 No driver’s license, certificate of registration, or official receipt while drivingPHP 1,000
Traffic violations such as parking violations, disregarding traffic signs, illegal turns, illegal overtaking, and others listed under the Joint Administrative Order No. 2014-01 PHP 1,000
Driving an unregistered vehiclePHP 10,000
Unauthorized vehicle modificationPHP 5,000
A vehicle without or with defective/improper/unauthorized devices, accessories, parts, and equipmentPHP 5,000
License plate not attached or improperly attached PHP 5,000
Smoke belchingFirst offense: PHP 2,000
Second offense: PHP 4,000
Third offense: PHP 6,000
One (1) year suspension of the motor vehicle registration
Vehicle registration/renewal fraud PHP 3,000
All other violations in connection with Motor Vehicle Registration/Renewal/Operation Php. 2,000.00

For more information visit the Land Transportation Website.

62 thoughts on “LTO Fines and Penalties for traffic violations 2022”

  1. Sir ask ko lang po kung bawal na ba talaga ang mdl sa motor,bale don nalang kasi kami umaasa lalo sa mga madidilim na lugar

  2. Day sir/madam,,ask ko lang poh..may TOP po ako .driving unregester MV,,kinuha po lisensya ko..then almost 1yr na poh.hindi ko pa natutubos sa LTO,,may additional penalty pa po ba..bukod sa 10,000 na fines..tanx poh,,sana po maka response kayo agad .salamat,,have a good day.

  3. Sir. ask ko lang, they issued me for “Improper display of plate” magkano po kaya fine sa motorcycle. properly attached naman po, pero ang sabi ng officer sa akin di daw malinaw yung plate pag nasa likod. is it still 5000?

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