FIA Americas Awards – Sustainable Mobility Award

Riteve and her spokesperson, Communication Assistant Manager and RSE Jennifer Hidalgo were awarded this week at the FIA Americas Awards.

Riteve and her spokesperson, Communication Assistant Manager and RSE Jennifer Hidalgo were awarded this week at the FIA Americas Awards.

As it is tradition in the American continent, in January, Automobile Clubs of all American countries, members of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) gave two recognitions in Panama City derived from the two pillars of this recognized organization, sport and mobility.

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Riteve leads project with several institutions

Road signs reached Chira Island.

The Riteve company is leading an initiative in which, with the participation of the Public Force, Transit Engineering, the Municipality of Puntarenas and the Chira Island Development Association, they set out to place the vertical traffic signals in the main Areas. As the residents of this island remember, there haven´t been road signs on its streets for at least 25 or 30 years and this has meant a great risk of accidents.

“The most important thing about this project is that it brings together the participation of everyone, each entity contributed the resource it has, demonstrating once again the positive accomplishment of public-private partnerships. For Riteve, it is really a pride to start from this project and we hope it brings a lot of safety for all the inhabitants of the island,” said Jennifer Hidalgo, Deputy Manager of Communication and Social Responsibility at Riteve.

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196 thousand vehicles still do not have RTV

The official call for the Vehicle Technical Inspection (VTI) concluded  in  October,  it means that by now all private vehicles should have approved this year’s inspection.  However, 196  885 motor vehicles do not have such approval.

According to the license plate number of the vehicles that end in 0 are the ones that have the most lag since 43 377  of them do not have this current requirement.

This data raises great concern since all these vehicles could be driving on our roads without their owners knowing their car condition in depth, or after a serious defect had been detected in them, which prevented them from approving the inspection.

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Motorcycles, Trucks and Semi trucks: They are the Kinds of Vehicles with a High Percentage of Lag in RTV

As it was announced, a total of 196.885 vehicles that should have approved the Vehicular Technical Inspection (VTI) in the official period from January to October 2019 did not.

Even though automobiles are missing the most (92.317); since they represent the 64% of the inspection park, and if we compare the pending with the approximate quantity of the size of every fleet, motorcycle drivers and the owners of trucks and semi-trucks are the ones who reach the highest percentage of lag in RTV.

According to these data, the 48% of motorcycles that should have done the VTI this year have not done it, and the same happens with the 28% of trucks and semi-trucks.

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New Tire Collecting Point Opens at Riteve in San Carlos

The Riteve station located in La Marina of San Carlos is from today a new permanent collectng point for disused tires, which continues to expand efforts to properly manage this material that is harmful to the environment and its misuse generates mosquito net hatcheries that transmit diseases that affect health.

The initiative is part of Riteve’s ongoing tire collection campaign in partnership with Fundellantas, Ecoins and it is endorsed by the Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía (MINAE) and the Ministerio de Salud.

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Riteve Station in Limón expands its schedule

Looking forward to providing even more comfortable alternatives for service users, Riteve initiated a pilot plan in the Lemon Station that will allow users to also do the Technical Inspection on Sundays.

In spite of having a wide installed capacity and the stations have wide opening hours, which mostly range from 6am to 9pm from Monday to Saturday, this plan tries to provide alternatives for those vehicle owners who prefer run errands on weekends.

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Report of RTV of the I semester 2019

The Riteve Company published this week the report on Vehicle Technical Inspection (RTV) corresponding to the 1 semester of the year

The vehicles convened for this period were individuals with license plates ending in 1 through 6, in addition to all public transport and all transport of hazardous substances.

The report indicates that 57% of those who performed RTV in the first six months of the year approved it from the first inspection, being motorcycles with the highest rate of approvals (71%), while the semi trucks have the lowest rate of approvals in that first attempt ( 27%).

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Citizens choose the voluntary inspections

Riteve strengthens its service with additional benefits.

In the recent years, many citizens have approached the Riteve stations throughout the country, whether it is their official call or not, with the intention of having a Voluntary Inspection that allows them to know the current status of the vehicle.

Faced with the growing interest in this service, Riteve has developed several added values in order to meet even more the needs of vehicle owners and drivers.

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More than 112 Thousand Cars Without RTV Just in this First Quarter

First Report of RTV 2019.

  • 57% passed their first inspection
  • The motorcycles have the highest rate of approvals

Due to the closing of the first quarter, Riteve presented the report about the Vehicular Technical Inspection in which the avoidance is highlighted again.  A total of 112.289 cars that needed to have their VTI done during this first quarter closed the quarter without their inspection approved.

The vehicles with the official call for these months were cars with license plates ending in 1 through 4 as well as the public transport and the transport of hazardous substances with license plates ending in 1 through 4 and from 6 through 9.

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Vehicle fire campaign “With fire you do not play”

The company Riteve, in conjunction with the Costa Rican Fire Department and with the support of the Traffic Police and the Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi), launched a campaign to raise awareness about the increase of vehicles that catch fire.

The Fire Department attends 2 to 3 cases of fire in vehicles every day. It is an incident that is on the rise due to the fact that the previous year there were 859 cases and for this year 2019 there are already 200.

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