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Semovi delays changes to the traffic regulations for motorcyclists; dialogues begin

The Ministry of Mobility of Mexico City (Semovi) began dialogue tables with motorcyclists, after protests over future modifications to the traffic regulations, which include the prohibition to circulate in central lanes of controlled access roads with a cylinder capacity of less than 600 cubic centimeters.

The capital unit reported that it was accompanied by the Citizen Security Secretariat (SSC) and the Interior Secretariat (Segob) to listen the proposals of motorcycle groups who demonstrated on Tuesday, November 22.

At the dialogue table, which began this Wednesday, the authorities presented information on the increase in traffic incidents in recent months that affected motorcyclists.

Finally, the Ministry of Mobility recalled that the reforms to the traffic regulations for motorcyclists, exposed by Andrés Lajous, head of the agency, have not yet entered into force, and the regulations in force in Mexico City It is the one published on March 22 in the official pages of the capital government.

What modifications did the CDMX government propose in the traffic regulations for motorcyclists?

The government of Mexico City reported on Friday, November 18 a series of reforms to traffic regulations to reduce motorcycle accidents. These are some of the proposals:

  • Motorcycles will not circulate in central lanes of controlled access roads, in case of having a cylinder capacity less than the 600 cubic centimeters.
  • The motorcycles of those drivers who do not carry a valid license will be sent to the vehicle deposit.
  • The motorcycles will be returned to their owners once they complete the motorcycling course provided by the A1 license.
  • The traffic regulations will list the characteristics that a motorcycle helmet must have.
  • The helmet will be mandatory to ride a motorcycle.
  • App distributors must have insurance and the License Type A1 or A2.

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