Truck Ban is Back in Metro Manila Starting May 17, Says MMDA

Trucks carrying perishables are exempted.
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The MMDA said Friday it would resume implementation of the truck ban in Metro Manila on Monday, May 17  after COVID-19 restrictions were eased.

The truck ban will be in force Monday to Saturday from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., the MMDA said.

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A total truck ban will be enforced along EDSA, from the Magallanes Interchange in Makati City to North Avenue in Quezon City, 24 hours from Monday to Sunday. Trucks carrying perishable goods and agricultural products are exempted.

From May 15 until 31, Metro Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal will be under general community quarantine with "heightened restrictions."

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