Saturday 25 June 2022

Red Light At Night

Paying the bills

Latest

Tourism confirms that regulations for the Digital Nomads Law are ready

QCOSTARICA - The Minister of Tourism, William Rodríguez, confirmed...

Vandalism delays completion of Circunvalacion Norte

QCOSTARICA - The opening of the new section of...

Alert raised for rains

QCOSTARICA - The Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) -...

Sexual orientation second in most discrimination in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Sexual orientation is the second topic that...

15 Best All-inclusive Resorts in Costa Rica 

Costa Rica lies in Central America with a shoreline...

How To Play Safely At A Polish Online Casino

The Internet can be a scary place for people...

National Roads Have A Year Without Maintenance

QCOSTARICA - Today, Friday, June 24, marks an exact...

Dollar Exchange

¢689.88 Buy

¢695.55 small> Sell

25 June 2022 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills

Share

RICO’s DIGEST. How many times, driving in the wee hours of the night, have you seen drivers approaching a red light, slow down and then proceed. Also, seen is many a driver who waits for a green light.

The Ley de Transito (Traffic Act) allows, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM, drivers to treat the red light signal as a stop sign.

Posted on social networks by the Mopt (MInistry of Transport)

Let me explain. Imagine it is 3:00 am, and you are in downtown San Jose, on Avenida Segunda, for example, where there is literally a traffic at every intersection from the Hospital San Juan de Dios to the Parque de la Democracia.

- Advertisement -

If you catch the first green and move at the legal speed limit, most likely you will get every light green. But vary the speed, or the first light is red, you will be stopping at every corner for 30 seconds at each and every red light.

No traffic behind you, ahead of you, or crossing any of the intersections. What do you do?

Remember these words, if it is between 10 pm and 5 am, from Monday to Sunday, carefully approach each intersection and come to a stop (I have to say that for the legality, personally, I prefer a rolling stop) make sure there is no cross traffic, and proceed.

That is the traffic law in Costa Rica.

 

 

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

National Roads Have A Year Without Maintenance

QCOSTARICA - Today, Friday, June 24, marks an exact year without...

Deterioration in national routes worries mayors

QCOSTARICA - The Asociación Nacional de Alcaldías e Intendencias (ANAI) -...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.