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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launching of the tire collection campaign

With the approval of the Ministerio de Salud, the launching of the tire collection campaign in alliance with RTV was done today, Fundellantas and Ecolones.

Starting today and permanently, the RTV Stations located in Lagunilla of Heredia and Cañas will be the permanent tire collecting points.

The users may deliver their tires in the same schedule that the station has.

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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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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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Jennifer Hidalgo

Jennifer Hidalgo

Deputy Communication Manager & RSE
Gabriela Monge

Gabriela Monge

Communication Assistant

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