Summary of Results 2018

The vehicle fleet that attended to the periodic inspections during 2018 consisted of 64% of automobiles, 13% of light load vehicles and 13% of motorcycles. The other inspections include heavy load vehicles, public transport and special equipment.

The 55% of these vehicles inspected approved the Vehicle Technical Inspection (VTI) in the first inspection. Of the vehicles that atended the inspection this year, 60% did so in the corresponding month, 25% did so one or two months later and 15% did with more than three months of delay.

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RITEVE Puntarenas joins the tire collection campaign in partnership with the Ecolones® program

With the support from Fundellantas and the Ministero de Salud

  • People interested will be able to leave their tires in the Riteve station in El Roble of Puntarenas from Monday through Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 pm.
  • From July to December 2018, 7 668 tires were collected from which 3 200 were changed by ecolones.
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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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Drivers of student transport and special services must have the Stop sign of 40cm high

It will not be allowed to put two signs of 20cm. There will only be an exception in case it does not fit.

The Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) points out that changes in the Stop sign of the Student Transport and Special Services will not be allowed during the Vehicle Technical Inspection starting this July 1st of the current year.

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