The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered GrabCar Philippines, MYTAXI.PH, Inc. to stop the operations of GrabBike, the company’s motorcycle service.
In a letter addressed to GrabCar Phils., MYTAXI.PH, Inc.’s Operations Head, Gines Barot, LTFRB regional director and officer-in-charge Glenn Zaragoza said that GrabCar Philippines is not authorized to offer bikes and motorcycles as mode of public transportation citing safety issues and lack of authorization from the Board and DOTC.
The LTFRB also reminded GrabCar PH that their company, MYTAXI.PH, Inc., is accredited to only offer the services of Transportation Network Vehicles (TNVs) using a digital platform technology pursuant to Department Order No. 2015-011.
GrabCar PH, MYTAXI.PH, Inc. is directed to comply with the Board’s order within five (5) days from receipt of the letter until the DOTC has promulgated guidelines relative to the service. The company also has to explain and submit in writing why the company engages in a service not yet authorized by the Board.
source: LTFRB Twitter