If you are one of those who lets the infractions you commit in the capital of the country accumulate, it is time to reconsider your attitude, even if your plates are not from Mexico City, because some modifications to the CDMX Traffic Regulations, which are more severe.
The changes, which are aimed at combating impunity in terms of road safety and inhibiting risky behaviors to protect users of the most vulnerable roads, are applied in relation to the Drive without Alcohol program, to offenders with cars with license plates foreign drivers and repeat offenders, which we explain in detail.
What is different
In addition to the changes to the Traffic Regulations, the capital government is working on modifications to the Mobility Law, which are expected to come into force once they are endorsed by the Congress of Mexico City. In them, it contemplates requiring public transport to have an insurance policy that meets the requirements of the National Insurance and Bonding Commission and to prevent them from hiring mutual companies, which do not guarantee compensation for damages to victims in the event of an accident.
They also seek to cancel licenses and revoke concessions in the event that public transportation units cause road incidents that result in injuries or deaths.
In addition to the above, the authorities are preparing changes to the Penal Code to seek further aggravations and economic sanctions in cases of traffic incidents due to speeding or alcohol in which there are fatalities.
The intention is that the deaths are not only classified as culpable homicides, but with aggravating ones that increase the punishments.
On the other hand, the prosecution also works on a protocol so that the Public Ministries immediately go to the scene of the events, collect data and draw up investigation reports to prevent the evidence from fading on the roads.
So, you know, when you take the wheel be more careful because you can get into serious trouble if you do not comply with the law to the letter.
They are more severe
Paper talks. The amount of the fines is determined according to the existing tabulator and the judgment of the police officer no longer influences the cost. To the deposit. As of March 15, the cars of drivers with five or more violations of the Traffic Regulations, including those with foreign plates, will be sent to the corralón. Pay. The cars that arrive at the corralón must comply with the current economic sanction and liquidate all the pending ones so that the car can be released. This was already done, but now it is stipulated in the road code. It goes straight. The cars of offenders who are stopped at the checkpoints of the Drive Without Alcohol program will be automatically sent to the corral without the possibility that a companion can take the unit. You will lose it. Violators stopped at the checkpoints of the Drive Without Alcohol program will be penalized with 6 points to their driver’s license. Losing the 12 assigned units cancels the driver’s license and can be re-processed after three years. It complies. Vehicles that have been transferred derived from the sanctions of the Drive Without Alcohol program will be returned to the owners only until the offender completes the detention at the Center for Administrative Sanctions and Social Integration, Torito, and covers the fines that may be pending. There will be a fine. In the event that the offender of the Drive Without Alcohol Program is not the owner of the vehicle referred to the deposit and does not comply with the penalty imposed in its entirety within thirty days after the imposition of the violation, the owner of the car must pay 5,377 fine pesos to be able to request that the unit be delivered. The drag. When the vehicle is sent to a vehicle depot for any of the aforementioned reasons, in addition to covering with the current fine and, if any, pending, the 788 pesos of the rights for the towing service must be covered and the 82 pesos for each day the vehicle is in safekeeping.