Bus sector requests that they are seized unlicensed vehicles
Passenger transport by bus companies have requested that the new Penal Code establishes as “crime” activities of transport without mandatory license and claim that these activities be punished, even with fines, resignations of activity and even confiscation of vehicles; as reported by employers in this sector Asintra. Although without mentioning it, is a direct allusion to some of the formulas of transport P2P or the so-called collaborative economy.
Last year, the sector conducted a survey whose findings main included car-sharing is a threat for 88% of the bus companies.
As he has referred to the Association, the Department of the National Committee of transport by road (CNTC) travellers has included this request in the proposed amendment referred to groups of the Senate, House that currently handles the draft amendment of the criminal code.
Passenger transport by bus companies to ensure that this initiative “not is intended to curtail the use of new technologies but regulate the activity in accordance with the same rules, guarantees and assurances that other media are subjected”.
Losportavoces from Asintra indicate that “the sector deems it appropriate also to articulate a specific figure that penalises the exercise of transport activities that require authorization or license without having obtained previously, before the severity of the damage caused and the need to act with forcefulness and exemplary situations entales”.
The Committee of road transport considers that it may include a new article in the chapter of the Criminal Code referred to crimes relating to the market and consumers, proposed the following wording: “the provision of transport and ancillary activities without being holder of a mandatory license or enabling title in accordance with the legislation it will be punishable by fine, cessation of activity and confiscation of vehicles with which it is performed”.