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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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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Parents Must Confirm the Good Condition of the School Buses

Riteve Reminds the Importance of “Traveling Safe to School”

With the beginning of the school year, Riteve reminds the importance of taking care of the students who travel on school buses. This is why Riteve invites parents to confirm the good condition of the school transport they hire for their children by using a guide which helps to do a visual inspection on the school bus.

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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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Jennifer Hidalgo

Jennifer Hidalgo

Deputy Communication Manager and Spokesperson for Riteve SyC
Gabriela Monge

Gabriela Monge

Communication Assistant