From today three hundred agents will gradually withdrawn of Guayaquil

The Minister of Transport, Paola Carvajal, said today that 300 agents from the Transit Commission of Ecuador (CTE for its Spanish acronym) would begin their transfer to the guard of state roads. Carvajal said that these traffic agents will be on the roads of Daule, Nobol, Duran,...

Taxi drivers are concerned over the deadline for taximeter installation

Just two days remain before the deadline expires for taxi drivers of the country to install proper taximeters, and we can already witness huge lines outside of the different companies that supply this device. Several taxi drivers polled say the biggest concern surrounding the use...

The minimum wage increases and so does the value of municipal and traffic fines

After the minimum wage (mw) ascended from $ 318 to $ 340, automatically the values ​​of fines generated by traffic and municipal police, which are based on the mw, were also modified. For example, third class violations, which amount to two basic salaries increased from $ 636 to...

HRW urged the Ecuadorian Government to not dissolve the Foundation Pachamama

The organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged yesterday the Ecuadorian Government to reverse its decision on dissolving the NGO Pachamama Foundation, which was accused of vandalism, and to revoke the new Executive Decree that gives “broad authority” to oversee...
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2012 left 77,122 fines and 34 detainees for speeding

According to statistics from the Transit Commission of Ecuador (CTE for its Spanish acronym), last year there were 77,122 sanctioned drivers for exceeding the speed limit and 34 of them, were imprisoned only in Guayaquil. During the first week of the New Year 2013, operatives for...
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Struggle between CTE and the Municipality over traffic chaos

Andres Roche, general manager of the Municipal Transit Company, said in a statement that the traffic chaos of recent days was given due to the “virtual lack of traffic officers” of the Transit Commission of Ecuador (CTE for its Spanish acronym). Roche said the missing...
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CTE issued 81 penalties in 4 hours

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Yesterday in the early morning hours, a surprise operation was carried out by a group of the Transit Commission of Ecuador (CTE for its Spanish acronym), endowed with nocturnal photo-radars, installed on the Francisco de Orellana avenue. The photo-radars took...
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Alcohol testing for drivers at the terminal from tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, registered drivers from cooperatives must submit to alcohol tests before leaving the bus terminal in Guayaquil. The breathalyzers, provided by the National Traffic Agency (ANT for its Spanish acronym), are located in the public transportation courtyards of the...
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