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Motorcyclists are involved in most traffic accidents in the Dominican Republic. Congressman Rafael Tobias Crespo, the author of Law 63-17, on Mobility, Land Transportation, Transit and Road Safety of the Dominican Republic, says that government authorities have yet to apply the law correctly, as reported in N Digital. He stresses the law has articles that guarantee that motorcyclists circulate in a framework of respect and safety without turning the streets into chaos as happens today.
Deputy Crespo (National District – Fuerza del Pueblo) says that the agents of the Transit and Road Transport Safety (Digesett) and the National Institute of Road Transport (Intrant) and the city governments must play their roles in regards to imposing controls.
He criticized the lack of compliance of the law and that the authorities even allow that motorcyclists use sidewalks to...
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