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DOJ clarifies stand on CDE for driver’s license renewal

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MANILA – The Division of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday clarified that it doesn’t toughen the elimination of the Comprehensive Drivers’ Education (CDE) requirement for the renewal of drivers’ licenses that agree with a validity of 10 years.

In a message to journalists, Justice Undersecretary Emmeline Aglipay-Villar talked about reports that the division backs the call of some lawmakers for the elimination of the CDE are flawed.

On the contrary, Villar added that the division’s explain submitted to Congress states that “it is in some unspecified time in the future of the energy of the Land Transportation Plan of enterprise (LTO) to impose restrictions on the renewal of the driver’s licenses for 10 years, which involves the requirement of the CDE”.

The issuance of a certification crowning glory of the CDE is a fair fundamental or incidental to the energy of the LTO to declare driver’s licenses, she added.

Villar, on the assorted hand, talked about the guidelines states that the fair pertains to the LTO itself and doesn’t mention authorizing LTO-accredited driving colleges or institutions to exercise the energy.

“(I)t is no longer contemplated by EO (Executive Give an explanation for) No. 1101, s. 1985, that the talked about fair be conducted by an LTO-accredited driving college or institution,” Vilar talked about.

The LTO started imposing the CDE in late October closing 12 months, pursuant to Republic Act 10930 which amends the Land Transportation and Traffic Code to “place a tool that promotes the benefit of pick up admission to to authorities companies and products and efficient transportation guidelines kindly to the folk.”

RA 10930 extends the validity period of licenses from five to 10 years from the outdated three years for drivers and not using a violations.

In renewing the driver’s license, motorists are required to make a selection a CDE exam. (PNA)

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