Thursday 24 June 2021

60 Fines In A Week for Ilegal Left Turns On Paseo Colon

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Another bus driver of La Periferica bus company, hours earlier, pulled the same stunt made by fellow driver that ended in the death of Marlon Evans last Thursday.

The two buses were caught on camera by the Municipality of San José surveillance cameras, on Paseo Colon make a left turn at the Mercedes tower.

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Luis Diego Gonzalez, general manager of the bus company says he does not believe the drivers are making the illegal turn to save time, for there is no time pressure on their routes.

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According to Gonzalez, on Saturday he ordered all his drivers not to make the turn.

Following the accident, the deputy director of the Traffic Police, Huanelgue Gutierrez, said her ordered officers to monitor the intersection.

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Since, some 60 fines have been handed to drivers making the illegal turn, each comes with a fine of ¢280.000 colones – plus cossts – and six points.

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