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 Transit Commission of Ecuador (CTE for its Spanish acronym) within the terminal.
The general manager of the Terrestrial Terminal Foundation, Eduardo Salgado Manzano, announced that the controls will begin with 30 cooperatives.
Wilson Cedeño, general supervisor of Terrestrial Terminal Foundation, emphazised that if the driver gets a positive result in the test, he willl be fined with two basic wages, full loss of the drivers’ license and 60 days in prison. (MZ)