Vehicle owners advised to change aircon prion from R12 to R13A PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 29 December 2013 14:12

The Land Transportation Office Zamboanga City District Office has advised motorvehicle owners to change their unit’s  airconditioner prion from R12  to R13A next year 2014 before it is registered or renewed.

LTO District Officer Noel M. Noche disclosed that changing of motorvehicle airconditioner prion from  R12 to RI3A is under the mandate and provision of the “Clean Air Act  of 2006 “ known as  R. A 8749.

He said that airconditioner prion R12 of motorvehicle is hazardous to environment.

Noche said that penalties for violation of the Clean Air Act once they are caught by the Law Enforcement Divison  is. P1,000 for first offense, P3,000 for second offense and P5,000 for third offense.

Meanwhile , Noche said that penalties for motorvehicle owners who were not able to renew their unit during the September siege have been waived.

“We are still giving them considerations and wave their penalties because the directives came from the LTO central office,” Noche said. — Allen Abastillas