Pico y placa: requirements to exempt light cargo vehicles in Bogotá

In an initiative promoted by the Ministries of Environment and Mobility, in the midst of an effort to promote good practices that contribute to improving air quality and Due to the economic reactivation, District Decree 546 of 2021 was issued, which exempts vehicles over 20 years old converted to gas from the environmental traffic restriction on Saturdays.

In the The measure that was adopted by the administration also extends the term for six months to establish the regulation of loading and unloading of goods in the city, facilitating the adaptation of companies to the pilot, in non-conventional hours (afternoons and nights) , developed by the District.

According to Susana Morales, Undersecretary (e) of Mobility Policy, “with these measures we seek that small carriers whose vehicles have been converted to gas can work on Saturdays and thus contribute to economic reactivation.”

The Secretaries of Environment and Mobility estimate that approximately 2,200 vehicles of light load, of the more than 5,000 of this type that circulate in Bogotá, may be beneficiaries of the exception of pick and plate on Saturdays.

These are the requirements

– The model year of the vehicle must be more than 20 years old.

– The vehicle must be registered in the Runt as converted to natural gas.

– The vehicle must have a load capacity of less than or equal to 3,500 kg.