Friday , January 15 2021

Without white tools, this Sunday begins the Road Coexistence Law

No march and no fines will make their debut this Sunday The "road coexistence law", the aim of which is to "harmonize" the different modes of transport.

Branch Minister, Gloria Hutt, near the mayor of Providencia, Evelyn Matthei, and the citizens' groups have made known the public's regulations on the Pedro de Valdivia Norte Boulevard, with circulatory circuit.

Among other measures, law forbids bicycles to travel on the road, asking to use bicycle bands or to ride the right way, except for those streets where there are exclusive bus tracks where they have to occupy the "left side of the left lane."

For bidirectional routes, the law will only be applied if there is a central or middle bank.

Also, the concept of "Cycle" which refers to any unmotor vehicle with one or more wheels propelled exclusively by one or more persons therein, such as bicycles and tricycles. "

It is established that if a motorized vehicle advances or exceeds "cycles", it must maintain a Prudent distance from about 1.50 meters during the whole maneuver.

Those people who If they violate the new law, they will run a fine that fluctuates between 0.2 and 0.5 UTM, that is 10 to 24 thousand pesos.

On Saturday morning, at the Association of Chilean Municipalities, cooperative that infrastructure streets in Santiago are "not ready" for law enforcement and called on to promote the construction of bicycles.

Founder of the Educleta Foundation, Andrés Santelices, stressed that this new law will help to stop disputes over public space. "What we can do here is a the message to citizenship of respect, empathy, and that we can all be equal in public spacehe said.

He also asked the authorities because "we have nothing to make laws if there is no control, it is important to call upon the authorities to do and comply with the rules. "

In turn, the Minister of Transport, Gloria Hutt, indicated that the law "has the purpose of ordering," adding that "it is a change in the law of circulation, so Any driver or person using the road is required to know the scope of the lawhe explained.

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