With the strengthened conduct of anti-colorum operations all over the country, the LTFRB RFRO-XI (Davao Region), led by Regional Director Atty. Teresita P. Yňiguez, through the able leadership of Chairman Atty. Martin B. Delgra III, has apprehended hundreds of violators on the streets.
Since February 2017, a total of Three Hundred Forty Eight (348) vehicles were apprehended by LTFRB enforcers within the region, eleven (11) of which were impounded for being “colorum”.
Basically, colorum vehicles are private vehicles that operate as PUVs (public utility vehicles) with no registered franchise from the LTFRB. Another type of colorum vehicles are PUVs that do possess a permit to operate, but are operating out of their line.
Public safety necessitates eradication of colorum public utility vehicles. Colorum operators evade safety inspections and put the lives of the riding public at risk. This is the main reason why the drive against colorum operators has become so persistent and relentless, in line with the noble plans and programs of the present administration.
– LTFRB, November 27, 2017