The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Truck Ban Ordinance restricts large trucks, including Closed Vans (3000kg & 4000kg), Open Trucks, 6w Fwd Trucks, and Wing Vans, from driving on certain roads. There is a “Total Truck Ban” along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), between EDSA Magallanes to North Avenue Quezon City, every day except Sundays and Holidays.
Road restriction is implemented from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM every day except Sundays and Holidays. During these hours, no cargo truck shall be allowed to travel or pass along the following:
|España St. through Quezon Ave. from Echague St. to the intersection of West and South Ave.|
|Claro M. Recto Ave. from Legarda St. to Del Pan St.|
|President Quirino Ave. from South Superhighway to Roxas Blvd.|
|P. Burgos St. through Ayala Blvd., Legarda St., Magsaysay Blvd. and Aurora Blvd., from Roxas Blvd. to Boston St.|
|E. Rodriguez Ave. through Bonifacio Ave. from Welcome Rotonda to Shoe Ave.|
|South Superhighway through Nagtahan Bridge and Alfonso Mendoza St. from EDSA to Dimasalang St.|
|Taft Ave. through Quirino Ave. from Redemptorist St. to Plaza Lawton, to include McArthur, Quezon and Jones Bridges|
|Bonifacio Drive through Roxas Blvd. and NAIA Road to Aduana St. to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport|
|Rizal Ave. through Rizal Ave. Extension from Carriedo St. to the Bonifacio Monument|
|Reina Regente St. through Abad Santos St. from Regina Regente Bridge to Rizal Ave. Extension|
|Makati District Business|
|Ortigas Business District, Pasig City|
|Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City|
For deliveries within Makati, the truck ban is scheduled from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
When arranging bookings involving big trucks, please be mindful of these time restrictions. If you must transport your goods on these roads in Metro Manila during these restricted hours, you may book L300 or vans instead.
Click here for vehicle entry permits, requirements, and procedures.
You may also take the alternative routes intended for cargo trucks who wish to go to and from the Port Area:
SOUTHERN TRUCK ROUTE
From Port Area to South Superhighway
Bonifacio Drive, left P. Burgos, Finance Road, Ayala Boulevard, right San Marcelino, left President Quirino, right South Superhighway.
From South Superhighway to Port Area
South Superhighway, right President Quirino, left United Nations Avenue, right Romualdez Street, left Ayala, P. Burgos, right Bonifacio Drive, to Port Area.
NORTHERN TRUCK ROUTE
From Port Area to North Diversion Road
From Pier Zone, traveling northward along R-10, right Capulong towards Tayuman, straight ahead towards Gov. Forbes, left Maria Clara, left Dimasalang, right Blumentritt, left A. Bonifacio and find your way to the north.
From North Diversion Road to Port Area
From the north and traveling southward along A. Bonifacio Avenue, right Blumentritt, left Aurora Boulevard, right Dimasalang, right Aragon Street, right Gov. Forbes towards Tayuman and Capulong, left R-10 to the Pier Zone.
EASTERN TRUCK ROUTE
From Port Area to Marcos Highway
From Pier Zone traveling northward along R-10, right Capulong towards Tayuman, straight ahead towards Gov. Forbes, left Maria Clara, cross Dimasalang, straight ahead towards Constancia, right at Constancia, left Laong-Laan, straight towards D. Tuazon Avenue, left Quezon Boulevard Extension, straight towards Elliptical Road, take Don Mariano Marcos Avenue, left Aurora Boulevard, straight towards Marcos Highway.
From Marcos Highway to Port Area
Marcos Highway straight towards Aurora Boulevard, right at Katipunan, straight towards Tandang Sora, left Don Mariano Marcos Avenue, straight towards Elliptical Road, take Quezon Boulevard Extension, straight towards West Avenue, right West Avenue, left Del Monte Avenue, straight towards A. Bonifacio, left A. Bonifacio Drive, right Blumentritt, left Aurora Boulevard, right Dimasalang, right Aragon Street, right Gov. Forbes towards Tayuman and Capulong, left R-10 to the Pier Zone.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How much is the fine for violating the Truck Ban Ordinance?
Any person who violates the provisions of this Ordinance shall be punished by a fine of P2,000. Driver’s license of the Driver, who shall be apprehended for three (3 times), shall be recommended by MMDA for suspension for one (1) year.
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Source: MMDA website Truck Ban Ordinance (Updated as of June 2022).