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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Mobile Units Ready for Inspections on the Road

Two mobile units, specially designed to carry out technical inspections on the road, are the new tools that the Dirección General de Trásnsito will have from now on to perform these controls.

The objective of this initiative is to improve road safety and the reduction of polluting emissions, but in addition to this, they can avoid the possible existence of unfair competition in road transport, thus contributing to safe and sustainable mobility. It will be carried out under the prioritization framework established by the National Transportation Plan as a public policy of the central government and as an action that aims to reduce environmental pollution and the number of deaths due to road traffic accidents.

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Technical Inspection Model of Costa Rica in the Sights of Other Countries

The Workshop of the International Committee of Vehicular Technical Inspection (CITA in Spanish) was taken place in Costa Rica this Thursday, an entity that boosts the implementation of the technical inspection around the world.

Under the motto: “Present and future of the Vehicular Technical Inspection in Central and South America”, dozen of authorities from countries of this region gathered to see first-hand the successful case of the Vehicular Technical Inspection (RTV) that is developed in Costa Rica for 15 years. In addition, countries; that already have this procedure, learned about technological developments in equipment for inspection from experts from regions such as Asia, Europe and North America, as well as studies that ratify more and more the benefits generated by the integral technical inspection.

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Almost 112mil cars without RTV just in this first quarter

55% of the cars passed in their first inspection.

Tourism section has the highest rate of approvals.

After the closing of the first quarter, RTV released the report about the Vehicular Technical Inspection in which people’s evasion stands out again. A total of 111.775 people; who were supposed to do their RTV during this first quarter, ended up without their inspection approved this may.

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Riteve Presented the Figures of 2017

The results of the Vehicular Technical Inspection (RTV in Spanish) of the 2017 period were presented this Thursday.

Periodic inspections

Throughout last year, Riteve executed 1,142,184 first periodic inspections in which 64% was automobiles, 13% was light load pick-ups, 12% was motorcycles and the rest was of other vehicles like taxis, buses, truck heads, trucks and tow trucks.

One of the most relevant aspects is that more than the half of the vehicles that did RTV passed it in the first inspection. This gives us an approval rate of 53,4% while 76,4% approved it in the re inspection.

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