Ecuador: Pedestrians to receive two to five years prison if they cause accident

Posted on August 14, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, TRAVEL

Between two and five years imprisonment and a fine of 5% of unified basic salary is the penalty for a pedestrian who, by his imprudence, causes an accident that leaves people killed or seriously injured, according to the Regulations of the New Law Transit.

Jenny Chalco, pedestrian, recognizes that, despite the recommendations and driver education programs that do not respect the traffic signals. He agreed that there is a prison for the jaywalker. “As responsible is the pedestrian and the driver,” he says. Read Article

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