The woman who crashed into a house in Pérez Zeledón, while taking the practical driving test, will be able to take the exam again in 20 days.
After having automatically lost the test due to the collision, the driver was fined by the Traffic Police.
“If any user, while taking the driving test, is surprised by a traffic officer committing an infraction and he proceeds with the fine, logically the user has to pay the fine to be able to be accredited as a driver or carry out the test process. practice, if you fail it,” said the advisor of the Directorate of Road Education, Gary Jiménez.
Previously, the process when an accident occurred or during a test was different and could be punished with up to one year to users.
“With the previous law, which is 7,331, the person who was caught without a license was fined and, apart from this, had a one-year suspension. With law 9,078, this is not the case. Conduct 145 o), which is driving without being registered as a driver, it does not penalize you for time. You only have to pay the fine; and in some cases they remove the vehicle or the license plates,” Jiménez explained.
The young woman who collided with the house It is not an isolated case.
A similar incident happened two weeks ago. when a user on the San José campus ran over another while taking the exam.
The subject, who was already about to hit the road to make his journey, by mistake he put it in first gear instead of reversewhich caused him to automatically lose his driving test.
Users who take the practical driving test do not need to have a temporary driving license, so in the event of a crash or property damage, the owner of the vehicle must be responsible.