“Do not drive ‘guayabado'”: Police recommendations for this holiday weekend

The authorities foresee that this first holiday of 2022 will mobilize more than 2.8 million vehicles.

The Ministry of Transport made a series of recommendations to citizens who will mobilize during this first holiday bridge in 2022.

The Minister of Transport, Ángela María Orozco, mentioned that “during this festive weekend of Reyes, I want to invite travelers to adopt good practices when it comes to moving around the different modes of transport, ranging from correct application of biosecurity measures and road responsibility to avoid road accidents”.

The official added that “to provide security for travelers on this first holiday weekend of the year, through the Police Traffic and Transportation Directorate about 6,100 uniformed personnel have been disposed of through 110 checkpoints”.

“The call to drivers is to keep calm and be prudent on the roads due to the amount of vehicular flow that occurs. Remember to carry out a pre-operational review of your vehicle, such as the brakes, tires, lights and fluids, check that the extinguisher is current and that they have the appropriate road equipment ”, highlighted Luis Lota, director of the National Security Agency Vial (ANSV).

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In turn, the director in charge of the Traffic and Transportation Directorate, Juan Carlos Castro, stated that “during this holiday weekend, It is estimated that 2,848,000 vehicles will be mobilized on the various highways of the country and of these, 347,500 will be mobilized in the country’s capital. Likewise, the department of Cundinamarca will have an approximate mobility of 566,000 vehicles. It is important to highlight that during these days there will be restrictions for cargo vehicles ”.


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