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Driving Costa Rica's New Highway Towards Jaco
Driving in Costa Rica - Central Pacific coast including Jaco, Hermosa, Herredura, Manuel Antonio, and Southern zone.
Feb 22, 2010, 14:35
Driving in Costa Rica: Driver Files Appeal Against Costa Rica's New Traffic Law
Driving in Costa Rica: Driver Files Appeal Against Costa Rica's New Traffic Law. The drivers' vehicles and licenses can be taken away and could be held for up to two years, while the motorists could face one to three years in jail
Jan 2, 2009, 08:13
Driving in Costa Rica: Toll to Escazú Goes Up
News Costa Rica Central Valley: Driving in Costa Rica: Toll to Escazú Goes Up. The drive from Costa Rica's San José to the southwestern suburb of Escazú will cost a bit more next year. New tolls slated for May 2009 will charge cars ¢325 (nearly U.S. $0.60) each way.
Oct 17, 2008, 12:00
Driving in Costa Rica: Driving Restrictions Now in Effect for 13-hour Periods
Driving in Costa Rica: Driving Restrictions in Costa Rica's San Jose area are now in effect for 13-hour periods from 6 am - 7 pm.
Jul 10, 2008, 10:21
New Costa Rica Driving Restrictions Apply to All Day
News Costa Rica: living & retiring in Costa Rica: Driving in Costa Rica: New Costa Rica Driving Restrictions Apply to All Day
Jul 4, 2008, 12:17
Driving in Costa Rica: New Driving Restrictions For Peak Hours in the San Jose Area
News Costa Rica: Living & Retiring in Costa Rica: Driving in Costa Rica: New Driving Restrictions For Peak Hours in the San Jose Area.
Jun 26, 2008, 06:41
Driving in Costa Rica, and Making Your Off-road Adventures Memorable
Transportation Costa Rica: Travel Costa Rica: Driving in Costa Rica, and Making Your Off-road Adventures Memorable. Whether your first off-road riding adventure is to a fishing spot on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, not far off the beaten track, or to a lake in the deep rainforest you and your transportation vehicle must be up to the task.
Feb 29, 2008, 10:12
Costa Rica Vehicle Circulation Permit (Marchamo) Increase for 2008
Living & Retiring Costa Rica: Driving in Costa Rica: Costa Rica's Contraloría General de la Republica this week approved the 2008 marchamo fees that will increase by 11.59%.
Nov 6, 2007, 06:56
Motorcycle Riding in Costa Rica: Riding in Paradise!
Costa Rica Transportation: Riding & Driving in Costa Rica: They are the motorcycle riders among us. While there are many days in the rainy season that start with picture-perfect sunshine, you know you will get soaking wet when returning home from a motorcycle trip in the afternoon.
Jan 1, 2007, 14:02
Driving wisely.. things you need to know
Costa Rica Transportation: Driving in Costa Rica is quite an experience for many locals, so you can only imagine how it is for foreign visitors. Costa Rica’s roads are full of hazards such as potholes, landslides, fog, and heavy rain and above all, fast, bad drivers.
Feb 9, 2006, 11:46
Requirements on Emissions Testing for Used Cars and Motorcycles Imported to Costa Rica
Costa Rica Transportation: Driving in Costa Rica: The Government of Costa Rica introduced stringent requirements on emissions testing in June 2000 for used cars and motorcycles imported into Costa Rica.
Feb 8, 2006, 12:40
Vehicle Import Duties
Currently the import cost on a car from new to 3 years old is 52.29 % of its value. A used car from 4 to 5 years old has import duties of 63.91 %, and a car over 5 years old 79.03 %.
Jan 2, 2006, 10:51
This is the obligatory liability insurance carried on all vehicles in Costa Rica.
Jan 2, 2006, 10:40
Vehicle Technical Inspection
Costa Rica Transportation: Driving in Costa Rica: Each vehicle must have an inspection certificate in the car and a decal on the windshield that proves the vehicle inspection is current. Inspections are done at specially constructed locations around the country.
Jan 2, 2006, 10:04
A car will initially be issued with a paper license (placa), which must be affixed to the front windshield. Because they tend to fade in the sun it is advisable to affix a photocopy to the windshield and to carry the original in the glove compartment.
Jan 2, 2006, 09:55