system There will be change in giving new driving license The beginning of this week is important. with new Practical exams that will be transferred to the street To measure applicants’ performance in real time, with more demanding theoretical assessments and age-wise updating of validity periods, the city promotes changes with incentives to improve road safety and reduce the number of accidents. Long term roads.
from Wednesday, 30 dual command vehicle They will begin traveling a circuit of up to 500 meters in individual neighbourhoods, starting with a process that will begin in commune 12 and then add other places where licenses can be processed theoretically and practically. Is. Implementation will be progressive and changes will be made according to availability, but it is expected that the circuit will be operational in ten of the 15 communes in October.
Two existing runways, on Coronel Roca Avenue (in the south of the city) and Parque Extremo (in front of the airport), where a practical evaluation is currently being carried out, will be used exclusively to enable Motorcyclists and drivers of heavy vehicles, trucks or buses, The license renewal process will also continue at ROCA Headquarters and will be available to new applicants till the ten branches are fully operational. Those who have already arranged shift in Roka, they have to complete the process there,
The theory exam in the new system will have more number of questions: 30 to 40. will go toAnd to pass the evaluation the correct answer will be 34 instead of 23. for the period of validity, For those under the age of 39, it will reach ten years, This modification arose on the basis of statistical studies on driving abilities that indicated that people present a progressive decrease in their abilities after the age of 40.
The changes will take effect from the expiration of each driver’s personal license (the renewed card will be governed by new validity periods) or from a request for a new registration. The new system does not indicate an increase in the process, which will remain at $3,300, updated according to the city’s annual budget.
The city will be the first in the country to practice on the streets in real conditions thus measuring the performance of the applicants. Similar models are applied in countries such as France, Finland, Hungary, the Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Japan, Greece, Switzerland and Lithuania.
All circuits worked with the Secretary of Transport and Public Works for Buenos Aires and would depart from the communal headquarters With routes up to 500 meters and duration of 15 minutes, After commune 12, communes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 13, 14 and 15 would be progressively added. In all cases, hospitals, schools, fire stations and police stations were avoided so as not to increase the risk. of layout. There will be signs to indicate that driving tests have been conducted in the area.
30 vehicles, 22 with manual transmission and eight with automatic transmission (the applicant will be able to choose which test to take at the time of taking the shift), they will have a double paddleboard and command so that, if necessary, The instructor can intervene. They will also have cameras inside and outside and will be linked to a monitoring center located at the Roca headquarters, from where their movements will be controlled, for example, to detect whether the vehicle is exceeding the permitted speed. Company KeKo . was exempted from servicespecialized in car sharing,
“We believe this change will improve road safety. We have been working for years to reduce claims, focusing specifically on fatal accidents. The target is to reduce it by 20% in 2023 and by 50% in 2030.advanced chief of staff, Philip Michael,
“Every person driving a car on the road has to be well prepared with the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with all traffic conditions,” he said.
According to the latest report prepared annually by the Mobility and Road Safety Observatory of the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, there were 96 deaths due to traffic accidents on public roads in 2021, Lowest number in last 12 years, The data also shows that traffic accidents remain the leading cause of death among young people: 49% were between the ages of 25 and 54, while the other group was within the age range of 15 to 24. The average age of the deceased was 43.
“The new road test tests applicants in a scenario they will face when they get their license. It also makes it more demanding and closer to everyday situations; it is a comprehensive road safety project”, The Secretary for Transport and Public Works said, Manuela Lopez Menendez,
Speeding and alcohol consumption are the main causes of fatal accidents. However, with these changes and more demands, attempts are made to stop not only with practical tests, but also with licensing. Theoretical and psychological exam,
The minimum percentage of approval for in-principle examination has been increased with the new protocol. Applicant should answer 85% questions correctly in 45 minutes; Currently 75% is required in an hour.
In addition, psychophysical assessment will change with a new, in-depth psychological test designed by experts in the field. A binocular test, along with campimetry and glare, will assess the visual parameters required for driving and the same will be done with a speech language test. Everything will be completed with a comprehensive medical survey of the person involved in the affidavit which must be submitted.
,20% of applicants do not pass the theoretical exam and about 25% in the practical exam, although it rises to 50% in motorcyclists. For cars, the parking maneuver is a kind of filter. For psychophysics, there are 10% of those under the age of 39 who do not pass it; This figure increases with age, mainly in those over 70″. Julia DomeniconiHead of Citizen Attention and Secretary of Community Management.
Based on an analysis of 2,700,000 licences, the government can verify that there was no psychological change in more than 90% of renewal cases under the age of 39 and hence the decision was taken to extend this period to 10 years. segment of the population. Other amendments are: from 40 to 49 years, 6 years of validity; 50 to 69 years old, 4 years old; And 70 years and over, 2 years.