The Tire Campaign Has Accomplished to Avoid 3.140 Tons of CO2

81.908 Tires Have Been Collected.

The continuous campaign of tire collection, that is done in the Riteve stations, made it possible to collect a total of 44.581 tires during 2020, which is the equivalent of more than 790 tons that will no longer represent a hazard to the health and the environment. These tires were co-processed to make alternative fuel which was accomplished to avoid the release of 1.643 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to the environment.

Ever since the campaign started in June of 2018, a total of 81.908 tires have been collected which have avoided approximately 3.140 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions after being managed correctly.

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Riteve and Institutions Release the Campaign ‘Traveling Safe to Classes’

The objective of the campaign “Traveling Safe to Classes” is that parents, teachers, and drivers work together maximizing actions in favor of the little ones who travel by the school bus.

This initiative that Riteve promotes with the help of the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT), the Consejo de Transporte Público (CTP) and the Policía de Tránsito provides a series of tools to the citizens to be aware of the vehicle state in which students travel to their schools.

Through a tutorial either on a video or a downloading diagram, a guide to check visual aspects that are very important to travel safe is facilitated.

The idea with this guide is that parents, teacher and citizens in general go beyond that just hiring a school bus. It is prevailing that we first check that the service offered has all the law requirements and that coordinated routines are stablished with the driver to confirm that basic and important safety elements are in order,” explained Jennifer Hidalgo, Assistant Manager of Communication and SR of Riteve.

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Riteve Gradually Returns to Its Expanded Schedule

Along with the opening scheme dictated by the Health authorities, Riteve also established a plan in which the operation hours are gradually being extended, so that appointments can be provided more quickly for the users, always under the healthy measures.

In this first stage, the hours of operation in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) are gradually extended as follows:

  • For the week of May 18th to May 24th, the schedule will be from Monday to Sunday from 6 am to 7 pm.
  • From Monday 25th, the schedule will be extended from 6 am to 9 pm from Monday to Friday. Saturdays from 6 am to 7 pm and Sundays from 8 am to 4 pm.
  • Temporarily, the periphery stations will keep the schedule from 6 am to 6 pm from Monday to Sunday. (Except Liberia which will be from 6 am to 6 pm Monday to Saturday and the Central Mobile from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday).

These schedule extensions will allow us to offer closer alternatives for users who must do the inspection in this period. It is a double challenge that we have taken in all this time, to continue providing the service for the safety of all but always adhered to all the health regulations in the fight against the spread of Covid-19“,  commented Jennifer Hidalgo, Assistant Manager of Communication and CSR of Riteve.

Subject to the sanitary provisions, the technical inspections are carried out only by appointment, and only one person per vehicle is allowed; except for exceptional cases. It is recommended that the person who does the inspection is the least vulnerable member of the family; also, the way checking the interior of the vehicle has been changed to avoid this contact with the internal parts of the vehicle. Besides, all the measures of distancing and hygiene provided for both the collaborators and the users are followed.

Companies and Institutions Get Together Dengue

“We also win this battle together”

The Riteve company in alliance with the Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía, Ministry of Health, Fundellantas and Ecoins remind the population that; in addition to the Covid-19, there is another battle to face against the Dengue and “we also win this battle together”.

This initiative is part of an ongoing Tire Collection campaign maintained by these institutions since 2018, but this campaign is even more important at a time when Dengue cases increase and the authorities are fighting against Covid-19 at the same time. For this reason, they have given a campaign with messages in different media and social networks.

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750 families received support from the Solidarity Project

An effort by Riteve along with the Public Police and Transit Police.

A total of 750 families received one bag of groceries from the Solidarity Project developed by Riteve during this previous week in partnership with the Public Police and Transit Police. These aids were generated in response to the crisis that many families are going through due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Most of the stations will open from 6 to 6 from Monday to Sunday

If you have a VTI appointment, you can get around even if you have the license plate restriction

The latest health guidelines generated some adjustments for the Vehicle Technical Inspection (VTI). The first of these is that most stations will assist from 6 am to 6 pm from Monday to Sunday starting this week (Except Liberia which will be from 6 am to 6 pm from Monday to Saturday and the Central Mobile from 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday).

With the extension of this schedule, a good number of appointments are opened which makes it possible for users to get one faster.

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Riteve, Public Police and Traffic Police Team Up to Take Food to 750 Families

Under the name of Solidarity Project, the Riteve company will donate 750 bags of groceries that; along with the Public Force and Traffic police, will be distributed to the families in need in the neighboring communities of the 17 Riteve Stations located throughout the country.

This project arises during the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and it tries not only to support families who have been affected in their financial income, but also to motivate and encourage more companies and organizations across the country to join this solidarity campaign.

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Riteve Strengthens Efforts: New Options for Rescheduling is Available

Facing the new schedule of the Sanitary Restriction, Riteve is doing many efforts to keep giving the service of the inspection in the shortest time possible; just as this service has been characterized.

As it has already been mentioned, the Vehicular Technical Inspection (VTI) is procedure of road safety that must go on, and that it is more important in the middle of the crisis since it is essential to avoid accidents now that the security and health authorities are in charge of the control of the COVID-19.

The RTV stations are working just by appointment and with only one person per vehicle; among other regulations of social distancing and hygiene,  from 8am to 5pm from Monday through Friday. With the recent guidelines of Sanitary Restriction by the license plate number, some users will have to reschedule their appointment either because of their license plate number or because they have it scheduled on a Saturday. This is why RTV has opened a special schedule (from 6am to 8am) to reschedule these spaces in the shortest time possible. Later, the general schedule will be from 6am to 5pm Monday through Friday.

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Closed from Saturday the 4th to Sunday the 12th of April

Dear user:

Due to the most recent provisions of the authorities, the VTI Stations this Friday the 3rd will work from 7am to 4pm and from Saturday the 4th to Sunday the 12th of April they will remain closed.

Users who had previously assigned appointments can call 905-788-0000 to proceed with rescheduling.

como para los usuarios. “Estamos sumamente comprometidos con lo que las autoridades requieran en este momento de crisis y vamos a seguir haciendo un esfuerzo enorme para ejecutar todo lo que sea necesario y ser parte de esa unión de fuerzas que necesita el país para salir adelante.” puntualizó Hidalgo.

Reduced Schedule and Only by Appointment.

Since the covid19 crisis began, Riteve has activated a series of protocols to make the Vehicular Technical Inspection (VTI) process as safe as possible. These measures have been updated daily according to the authorities’ guidelines and the advance of the pandemic.

On Wednesday, new provisions were announced in coordination with the Ministerio de Obras Pública y Tránsportes (MOPT) and the Consejo de Seguridad Vial (COSEVI), which will be applied starting next Monday, March 30th. This is a reduction in service hours, which will now be from 8am to 5pm (Monday through Saturday) at all stations in the country. In addition, clients will only be assisted by appointment.

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