Pico y placa today Cali: the changes that begin on Monday, August 1 | Trends

From Monday August 1 begins to rule new decree 4112.010. 20. 0530, of July 29, 2022, on the Pico y Placa in Cali. The Secretary of Mobility of Cali, William Vallejo, pointed out that the first two weeks of August will be pedagogical, which means that there will be no sanctions by traffic agents, given the changes in the regulation.

What were the changes?

The measure, which promotes the reduction of vehicle traffic to improve traffic and the carbon footprint, had a change in its schedules. As of August, the restriction will have continuous hours, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

“We will not have an increase in the number of digits of plates, likewise we continue with the same exempt: motorcycle-type vehicles, hybrid or electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles, in combinations of gasoline electric and diesel electric. In addition to this, all those vehicles, which for some operational functions, or for some needs that the Administration has in all its different dependencies, have some exemptions to be able to fulfill these tasks. These vehicles are covered by a decree that specifies all the conditions to access this exemption and also includes the people with reduced mobility”, detailed, William Vallejo, Secretary of Mobility of Cali.

The restriction of the vehicles will be done according to the last digit of the plate, the new Decree determined the order will be as follows:

Monday plates ending in 5 and 6

Tuesday plates ending in 7 and 8

Wednesday plates ending in 9 and 0

Thursday plates ending in 1 and 2

Friday plates ending in 3 and 4.

Motorcycles will also have restrictions

Although in the case of motorcycles the Pico y Placa will not apply, the Decree indicates some prohibitions:

1. It is prohibited for motorcycles to circulate within the urban area with companions under 10 years of age. This measure will apply until January 15, 2022.

2. The circulation of motorcycles is prohibited between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. days Thursday to Sunday. This measure will apply until January 15, 2023.

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