EDSA, Shaw Boulevard off limits to light trucks starting May 24

Published May 19, 2021, 4:25 PM

by Ellson Quismorio

The prohibition against light trucks along EDSA and Shaw Boulevard will be re-implemented beginning Monday, May 24.

(Photo from MMDA Facebook page)

This was bared by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in an advisory Wednesday, May 19. Violators of the rule will be slapped with a P2,000-fine, the agency said.

The uniform ban against light trucks shall be enforced from Monday to Saturday, except during Sundays and holidays. Under the ban, trucks which have a gross capacity weight of 4,500 kilograms and below are prohibited from traversing EDSA from Magallanes, Makati City to North Avenue, Quezon City, both northbound and southbound, from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The same ban will be enforced on Shaw Boulevard (Mandaluyong City and Pasig City), but during two windows: from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and again from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.