Saturday 19 June 2021

Traffic Police Begin Intensified Patrol of Major Highways


Starting tomorrow Saturday, more than half of the traffic police force will be on full duty as road patrols are intensified with the start of the mid-year school vacation period.

Germán Marín, director of the  la Policía de Tránsito, said that 650 officials will be working around the clock on the major highwasy leading to and from the beaches and resorts, that inclue Ruta 27 (San José – Caldera), Ruta 1 (Interamericana from San José to Peñas Blancas, the Nicaragua border), Ruta 32 (San José – Limón), Ruta 2 (San José to Perez Zeledon) and a number of roads in Guanacaste tourist areas.

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The intensified police presence will be until July 14, with emphasis on this weekend and the weekend in two weeks.

Also, Ruta 27, will be reversible – only one way to San José from Orotina – on July 7 ad 14.

The vehicle restrictions of downtown San José are suspended until July 15, freeing up traffic officials to patrol the tourist routes.

Traffic police will looking for speeders (they now use a mobile photo radar to clock speeds), driving without a license, Marchamo and Riteve, unsafe vehicles and drunk driving.

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