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Mr. Enrique Pena Nieto, Governor of the STATE OF MEXICO, IN exercise of the powe
rs conferred upon me by Article 77 FRACTIONS II, IV, XXVIII, XXXVIII XLII OF THE
That arising from social transformation of our time, is necessary for the Govern
ment as a component of State, to promote public policies that guarantee adequate
development of the population.
That the State Development Plan of Mexico, published in the Government Gazette d
ated March 2, 2006, sums up the hopes and aspirations of society, as it is the g
uiding document for public policies to be implemented in the current administrat
ion .
That the Development Plan 2005-2011 State of Mexico, states that each State of M
exico must have Comprehensive Security, ie that it must ensure Social Security,
Economic and, in particular, Public.
It is imperative to promote regional projects to facilitate the amount of effort
s and promote greater intergovernmental coordination by the creation and operati
on of programs.
That should encourage the creation and renewal of agreements or contracts with t
he states that border the state of Mexico, for the approval of policies, methods
and actions at all three levels of government.
That the State of Mexico, leading to modernize the legal framework in Mexico, to
gether with the Federal District, by "Government Gazette" dated January 23, 2006
, issued the Declaration of the Metropolitan Area of Mexico as an instrument of
conceptualization, integration of plans, programs, actions and coordinated joint
attention and common benefit issues in the metropolitan area.
That within the 59 municipalities of Mexico State and 16 delegations of the Fede
ral District that make up the Metropolitan Area of Mexico, is embodied a social
reality in which both the customs and economic activities, political and cultura
l, are similar.
That the Metropolitan Area of Mexico, it is necessary to unify the regulation of
transit, since both the inhabitants of 59 neighboring municipalities, such as t
he 16 delegations of the Federal District, without forgetting those who are move
d by that territory, they face the problem of crossing a federal entity to anoth
er, their obligations in terms of transit and, where appropriate, the penalty fo
r change, leading to ignorance, confusion and ambiguity ruled by the demerit the
principle of legal certainty.
facilitate inter-agency coordination between the municipalities comprising the M
etropolitan Area of Mexico and the Federal District Government, which address ti
mely and effective large metropolitan problems.
That one of the ways to create mechanisms to modernize the agency and establish
a special traffic regulations of the Metropolitan Area of Mexico, both the State
of Mexico, as the Federal District, to prevail in these offenses the same for t
he same conduct.
In virtue of the foregoing, I hereby issue the following:
Article 1 This Regulation aims to establish the rules for state and municipal tr
ansit vehicles and road safety of children, elderly people, people with disabili
ties and pedestrians in general, primary roads and local communication ,, locate
d at the neighboring municipalities of Mexico State. This regulation applies in
the suburbs to the Valley of Mexico in the materials that it regulates. The Stat
e Transit Regulation, regulates the provisions of this ordinance is not necessar
y in general. Article 2 The scope of its powers and jurisdictions are competent
authorities for the implementation of this Regulation the following:
I. The General Secretariat of Government, through the State Security Agency and
II. The councils, through the Department of Public Safety and Municipal Transit.
Article 3 volunteers Authorities and developers should be conducted on an ongoi
ng campaigns, programs and courses on safety and driver education, which will be
promoted: I.€Courtesy and caution in driving; II. Respect road agent; III. Pede
strian protection; IV. Accident prevention and V. The rational use of private ca
rs. Article 4 For purposes of this Regulation, the term: I. Agency: A State Secu
rity Agency, II. Agent: Element Police State Security Agency and Municipal. III.
Local: A local councils in the suburbs. IV. Code: The Administrative Code of th
e State of Mexico, V. Host: person who conducts driving a vehicle; VI. Cruise: P
lace where two or more roads; VII. Deposit: Physical Space authorized by the Dep
artment of Transport in the area where the offense for which the arrest or vehic
le insurance, is the act by which a vehicle is entrusted for safekeeping and cus
tody, for it is under warranty or available to the competent authority; VIII. Mi
nimum Wage Days: Minimum Wage General Journal in the geographical area in which
a violation occurs, in accordance with the provisions of the National Minimum Wa
ge; IX. Directorate, The Directorate of Public Safety and Municipal Transit or s
imilar approved by the City Council; X. Violation: Conduct which violates any pr
ovision of these rules or other provisions of applicable traffic and results in
a penalty; XI .- Immobilizer: Engine through which agents the vehicle is impossi
ble for committing any traffic violation; XII .- neighboring municipalities: Mun
icipalities of Acolman Amecameca Apaxco, Atenco, Atizapan de Zaragoza, Atlautla,
Axapusco, Ayapango, Coacalco of Berriozabal, Cocotitlán, Coyotepec, Cuautitlan,
Cuautitlan Izcalli, Chalco, Chiautla, Chicoloapan, Chiconcuac, Chimalhuacan, Ec
atepec Morelos, Ecatzingo, 5
Huehuetoca, Hueypoxtla, Huixquilucan, Isidro Fabela, Ixtapaluca Jaltenco, Jilotz
ingo, Juchitepec, La Paz, Melchor Ocampo, Naucalpan de Juarez, Nezahualcoyotl, N
extlalpan Nicolas Romero, Nopaltepec, Otumba, Ozumba, Papalotla, San Martin de l
as Piramides, Tecámac, Temamatla, Temascalapa, Tenango Air, Teoloyucan, Teotihua
cán, Tepetlaoxtoc, Tepetlixpa, Tepotzotlán, Tequixquiac, Texcoco, Tezoyuca, Tlal
manalco, Tlalnepantla de Baz, Tonanitla, Tultepec, Tultitlán, Valle de Chalco So
lidaridad, Coal and Zumpango Villa. XIII. Passenger: Any person found on board a
vehicle, which does not have the driver; XIV. Pedestrian: A person who travels
on public roads; XV. Persons with disabilities: Who has temporarily or permanent
ly other capabilities in their physical, intellectual or sensory, you are limite
d to normal activity; XVI. Road Support Staff: The Agency and approved by the lo
cal councils in order to provide security, continuity and fluidity to the pedest
rian and vehicular traffic; XVII .- Regulation: The Metropolitan Transit Regulat
ion; XVIII. Secretariat: The Secretariat General of Government; XIX. High-capaci
ty mass transit: Public passenger rail transportation on inland unconfined; XX.
Controlled path: those with two or more sections of central and lateral one-way
and access to central splitter and exits without intersections controlled by tra
ffic lights; XXI. Local road infrastructure: That vehicle is composed of steps,
avenues, roads, streets and closed to allow communication within the municipalit
y and the integration with the primary road network; XXII. Primary road infrastr
ucture: That is composed of roads, vehicle steps, avenues, roads and streets tha
t connect two or more municipalities of the state, allowing long-haul travel and
those who by virtue of their location, operation and service vocation allowing
the integration of the primary road network, as well as strategic facilities to
notify state and XXIII. Street: The streets, avenues, traffic islands, passages,
and generally any area of public domain and common usage, that disposal of the
authorities or because the service is intended for transit of persons, vehicles
or goods.
CHAPTER II GENERAL RULES OF MOVEMENT Article 5 The driver must: I. Porting exist
ing license or permit; II. Carry the original registration certificate or legal
document that authorizes the vehicle; III. Obey the stop sign at a traffic light
; IV. Circular in that it indicates the road; V. Respect speed limits for public
roads, according to the following: a) In case of no signaling in primary routes
, the maximum speed is 70 mph;€b) On local roads the speed limit is 40 miles per
hour and c) In school zones, pedestrians, hospitals, nursing homes, shelters an
d shelters, the maximum speed is 20 kilometers per hour, and VI. All vehicle occ
upants must use seat belts. Failure of any of the above obligations are sanction
ed based on the following table: Punishment by a fine equivalent in minimum wage
III, IV, V, paragraphs a) and 5 days b), subsection c V and VI) 10 days I and I
I 10 days and refer the vehicle to deposit Article 6 prohibits drivers are: I. C
ircular on sidewalks, medians, walkways, bikeways and walkways; II. Circular cou
nterflow lanes, and confined; III. Stop your vehicle invading the pedestrian cro
ssings marked with stripes to public roads and at intersections with the same IV
. Circular reverse more than 50 feet, unless it is not possible to move forward,
in any case while traveling in reverse, you can change lanes, V. Riding on the
left lane, preventing the vehicle may exceed, 7 Fraction
VI. Passing on the opposing traffic lane when: a) Whether any overrun in the sam
e sense of circulation; b) The opposite traffic lane, do not offer clear visibil
ity; c) The road traffic is not free from a sufficient distance allow to make th
e move without risk; d) Walk up to the top of a hill or a curve, and e) is locat
ed 30 meters or less from a cruise ship or a railroad crossing. VII. Pass on the
right another vehicle that travels in the same direction, with the exception of
a vehicle intending to go beyond slow down to turn left; VIII. Turn on "U" in f
orbidden places and near a curve; IX. Turn right or left, without taking the app
ropriate end lane, X. Using dedicated lanes for public transport of passengers;
XI. Maneuvers of ascent or descent of people in middle lanes of the tracks, XII.
Carry more people than that stated in the registration certificate; XIII. Trans
porting children under 12 years in the front seats of vehicles. In the rear seat
s should be used for this purpose portainfantes seats for children up to five ye
ars; XIV. Transporting people on the outside of the body or in places not specif
ied for it. They can only carry boots or dock, where the purpose of transportati
on required of them and in number and in conditions that ensure their physical i
ntegrity; XV. Carry bicycles, motorcycles or any similar vehicle on the outside
of the vehicle without the necessary safety devices; XVI. Traveling in convoys o
f two or more vehicles, with distances that do not guarantee the timely detentio
n, where it stops unexpectedly, lane invading or prevent free movement of other
vehicles; XVII. Circular with the windshield broken or crashed, when this will d
istort the visibility inside or outside the vehicle; XVIII. Keep vehicle doors o
pen or open before it stops completely, XIX. Using cell phones, or objects or go
ods vehicle driving difficult; XX. Using headphones while driving; XXI. Impede t
he progress of military columns, school, civic parades and other civic events an
d the like; XXII. Produce excessive noise or annoyed with the radio, the horn or
the motor of his vehicle in August
XXIII. Install and / or use antirradares or radar detector in the vehicle and th
e violation of the prohibitions set forth in this Article shall be punished base
d on the following table: fined the equivalent of minimum wage on days I, III, I
V, V , VI, VII, IX, XII 5 days, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI and XXII II 20 da
ys and referral to deposit XI, XIII, XIV, XV and XXIII VIII and X 10 days 20 day
s Article 7 Drivers must comply with environmental programs and not circular in
vehicles with restrictions, days and times. Excluded from the above, the followi
ng vehicles: The medical services, public safety, fire and rescue; Those who use
non-polluting energy sources; The school bus; The transport carriages and funer
al services; The particular service led by disabled persons with proper authoriz
ation; f) Those in which it manifests or certifying that a medical emergency, an
d g) other to determine the legal and administrative provisions.€Failure to comp
ly with the provisions of this section is subject based on the following table:
fined the equivalent minimum daily wage in 20 days and refer the vehicle to depo
sit the environmental authority should be empowered to vehicle inspection center
s to ensure that, subject to computer systems are developed and guidelines are i
ssued, find that the owners or occupants of vehicles are free from debts arising
from fines to infringements of this Regulation, on the implementation of emissi
ons testing. 9 a) b) c) d) e) Fraction
Article 8 To the right of way at intersections, the driver must comply with sign
age already established the following rules: I. The cruise covered by an agent o
r volunteer promoters of road safety, you must stop your vehicle when ordered; I
I. In the cruise regulated by traffic lights, you must stop your vehicle in the
line of "high", without invading the area for crossing pedestrians when the traf
fic light is red; III. When the route over which lacks signaling that regulates
the right of way, or traffic signals are flashing lights, he is obliged to cede
to vehicles approaching from your right, unless the way in which it circulates m
ore amplitude than the other or have greater volume of traffic; IV. When the lig
hts are flashing lights, right of way is the driver who travels on a path whose
light is flashing amber, he must slow down and cross with caution, the driver wh
o travels on a path whose light is blinking red, you must complete stop and then
cross with caution, V. Who running on a primary route, has right of way on whic
h you want to accede to it, completely stopping their march. when required; VI.
When there is a red circle marking or on cruise ships can not move the vehicles
to cross the track in its entirety, should avoid continuing the march and block
the movement of the side streets; VII. The right turn is continuous and with cau
tion, even when the light is red. It is only continuous on the left, when the ro
ute along which the vehicle is one way; VIII. Who running on a roundabout has ri
ght of way over which seek access to it; IX. Between 23:00 hrs. and 5:00 pm. the
next day, you must stop the vehicle completely off the top of an indication of
traffic lights and once you make sure that no vehicle or pedestrian has to cross
a cruise, you can continue running even when no signal has changed high, X. The
high-capacity transport of mass, has right of way, and XI. Ambulances, police c
ars and fire department have the right of way, when they move to the sound signa
ls or light running.
Failure to comply with the rules set forth in this Article shall be punished bas
ed on the following table: fined the equivalent of minimum wage on days I, II, I
II, IV, V, VI, VII, 5 days VIII, IX, X and XI Article 9 pedestrians and people w
ith disabilities are entitled to priority over vehicular traffic, to ensure thei
r physical integrity when I. In the pedestrian crossings, traffic light signal s
o indicates; II. When they had corresponded over the cycle according to the traf
fic lights do not reach across the track, III. The vehicles are turning to enter
another road and for pedestrians crossing it; IV. Vehicles must move on the sho
ulder and it has passing pedestrians who do not have pedestrian, V. Traveling th
rough the sidewalk and a driver needs to cross to enter or exit a driveway, park
ing lot or private road, and VI. Go in organized committees or school ranks. The
driver who violates the provisions of this Article shall be punished based on t
he following table: Fraction I, II, III, IV, V and VI fined the equivalent of mi
nimum wage on days 10 days Fraction
Article 10 When by accident or force majeure, the driver stopped his vehicle in
the primary or local roads or a local road or in a continuous traffic lane, try
not to impede traffic and leaving a sufficient sight distance in both senses and
immediately place the warning devices and if the track is two directions of tra
ffic must set your warning devices at 20 meters behind the vehicle and 20 meters
later in the opposite lane. The breach of this Article, is punished based on th
e following table: fined the equivalent of minimum wage in days 5 days 11
Article 11 is prohibited to park any vehicle in the following areas: I. The prim
ary routes; II. In areas or public roads, identified by the respective signaling
; III. On public roads in two or more rows; IV. On the sidewalks, medians, walkw
ays, returns, islets or other ways and areas reserved for pedestrians, V. In fro
nt of a driveway, except in the case of the driver's home itself; VI. In places
where they obstruct the visibility of traffic signals to other drivers; VII. Out
of a parking or obstructing or invading another, provided they are marked; VIII
. On or under any bridge or elevated structure of a public road or inside a tunn
el; IX. Opposite the entrance and exit of ambulances and emergency vehicles; X.
In front of fire hydrants for use by firefighters, XI. Faced with special ramps
for people with disabilities, occupying or obstructing parking spaces for their
vehicles; XII. Faced with banking establishments and places open to the temporar
y parking of vehicles for transfer of securities, identified by the respective s
ignaling; XIII. In the exclusive lanes for public transport of passengers; XIV.
In the entrances and exits, circulation areas and areas of rising and falling pa
ssenger terminals for mass transit subway; XV. In areas approved for loading and
unloading; XVI. In a stretch of less than 5 meters from the entrance to a fire
station and emergency vehicles and for a length of 25 meters on each side of the
input shaft on the opposite side to it; XVII. Within 100 meters of a curve or c
rest; XVIII. Less than 10 feet from any railway crossing, XIX. Less than 50 mete
rs from a vehicle parked on the opposite side on a highway or road of no more th
an two lanes and two-way traffic; XX. Less than 30 meters before and after the a
rea of ascent and descent of passengers and public service bays of collective pa
ssenger transport; XXI. In continuous roads or in front of their outlets, and XX
II. Elsewhere, the Secretariat and the Agency.
The violation of the prohibitions set forth in this Article shall be punished ba
sed on the following table: fined the equivalent of minimum wage in days I, II,
III, IV, V, VI, VII, 5 days and referral to deposit VIII IX , X, XI, XII, XIII,
Article 12 vehicles parked in prohibited places, where there are signs of immobi
lizer or where parking meters are installed or any other time measurement system
of parking on public roads and do not cover the parking fee at the time of the
review can be fixed by the agent, even if the driver or someone else is present.
The vehicle must be released until they have covered the economic sanctions and
withdrawal of rights for immobilizer. The Agency and local councils can draw on
such third parties authorized by the competent authority for the immobilization
of vehicles. Failure to comply with the provisions of this Article shall be pun
ished based on the following table: fined the equivalent of minimum wage on days
5 days More than two hours after being detained the vehicle and the person do n
ot remove the site, should proceed to refer the same to the corresponding deposi
Article 13 on public roads is prohibited: I. Repairs to vehicles, except local r
oads and only in cases of emergency; II. Place signs or other objects blocking t
he roads or affecting; III. Throw, deposit or leave objects, vehicles or debris
that may hinder the free movement IV. Place signs or other items to reserve park
ing spaces in public without proper authorization; V. Organizing or participatin
g in competitions or high-speed vehicle "jackrabbit starts" on public roads; VI.
Alter or distort the tracks or facilities, resulting in them or nearby, effects
that modify the conditions for movement, stopping or parking of motor vehicles;
VII. Close or obstruct the movement by vehicles or other movable object, and VI
II. Download any type of hazardous or toxic substances. Violation of the prohibi
tions set forth in this Article shall be punished based on the following table:
Fraction VII I II, III, V, VIII VI IV fined the equivalent of minimum wage on da
ys five days five days and 10 days of the vehicle reference 10 days 20 days and
referral vehicle
The Agency and local councils in their respective territorial jurisdiction, can
collect the objects that endanger the safety of persons, obstructing traffic or
parking of vehicles. Article 14 A motor vehicle driver must provide the necessar
y, in order that the same have the following: I. Enough fuel to function properl
y; II. Headlamps that emit white light, equipped with a mechanism for change of
intensity; III. Lights: 14
a) intermittent flashing emergency stop; b) Special, depending on the size and p
osition of the vehicle, c) To indicate the reverse; d) Indicators of brakes in t
he rear; e) Directional flashing, front and hind f) To illuminate the rear licen
se plate. IV. Forequarters, yellow light and rear red light; V. Tires under cond
itions that ensure security; VI. Spare tire, and the right tool for changing it;
VII. At least two mirrors, interior and driver's side; VIII. Front and rear bum
pers; IX. Seat Belts and X. Windshield in good condition to allow the driver's o
utside and inside the vehicle. When the visibility decreases noticeably by anyth
ing natural, environmental or due to the road infrastructure should turn on the
lights, letting the light beam dazzle those who transit in the opposite directio
n. Failure to comply with the obligations provided in this Article shall be puni
shed based on the following table fined the equivalent of minimum wage on days I
, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, 5 days VIII, IX and Article X 15 Drivers should ensur
e that the vehicle: I. Be in good mechanical condition; II. That will work all o
f the items described in the previous article, and III. That does not emit pollu
ting smoke openly. Failure to comply with the obligations provided in this Artic
le shall be punished based on the following table: Fraction I and II III fined t
he equivalent of minimum wage on days five days five days and refer the vehicle
to deposit 15 Fraction
Article 16 Motor vehicles can only move in: I. License plates or temporary permi
ts in force or if the certified copy of the complaint of the loss to the Deputy
Public, same to be: a) Being placed in the position intended by the manufacturer
of the vehicle, b) be free of any object or substance that impedes or obstructs
the visibility or registration; c) Match permanent decal circulation, the circu
lation card and vehicle control records, and d) have the size and characteristic
s specified by the Official Mexican Standard respectively. II. The decal permane
nt circulation, and III. The hologram of current vehicle inspection or if the ce
rtified copy of the complaint of the loss to the Deputy Public. Failure to compl
y with the obligations under this Article, is punished based on the following ta
ble: Fraction I, II and III fined the equivalent minimum daily wage in 20 days a
nd referral to deposit
Article 17 cars that have adapted coupling devices for pulling trailers, must ha
ve a retractable swivel or not exceeding the defense of same, the vehicles do no
t meet this requirement should be modified by the owner. The trailers must be fi
tted in side and rear parts of two or more reflective red and two brake indicato
r lamps. In combination vehicles, brake lights should be visible on the back of
the last vehicle.
Failure to comply with the obligations outlined in this article, is punishable b
y: fined the equivalent of minimum wage in days 5 days
Article 18 You may not install or use in private vehicles: I. Elements of the sa
me or similar identification to the public transport of passengers enrolled in t
he state, emergency vehicles or patrols; II. Devices similar to those used by po
lice or emergency vehicles; III. Headlights of a different color than white or a
mber; IV. Dazzling headlights jeopardize the safety of drivers or pedestrians, V
. Neon lights around license plates; VI. Unauthorized advertising; VII. Projecti
on screen TV or any kind of images on the inside front of the vehicle VIII. Tint
ed glass, obscured or attachments which obstruct the visibility of the driver or
the vehicle interior, except when they come factory installed,€according to the
norms issued by the appropriate federal authority, or when required for medical
reasons, duly accredited by the Ministry of Transportation and any of these cir
cumstances should be reported on the circulation card. The violation of the proh
ibitions set forth in this Article shall be punished according to the following
table: Fraction III, IV, V and VI I and II, VII and VIII fined the equivalent of
minimum wage on days five days five days and the vehicle reference 10 days depo
Article 19 can only travel on counterflow lanes or vehicles for the provision of
emergency medical services, the civil protection assistance in providing emerge
ncy, accident or disaster, support road motorcycles, vehicles and fire members o
f the police, when an emergency basis, in which case they move with the lights o
n and the siren open. You can use these lanes for public transport vehicles of p
assengers who have the appropriate authorization, and must move with the lights
CHAPTER III OF THE PEDESTRIAN Article 20 Pedestrians should: I. Crossing the way
s in corners or areas marked for such purpose, except on local streets or home i
f only one lane of traffic; II. Use pedestrian bridges or underpasses to cross t
he road equipped to do so; III. Take precautions in the absence of light, and IV
. Obey the directions of the agents, promoters voluntary road safety and traffic
signals. Pedestrians who fail to comply with the obligations of this Regulation
, should be reprimanded verbally-oriented agents to act in accordance with the p
rovisions of the applicable provisions. Article 21 The relevant authorities shou
ld take appropriate measures to ensure the physical integrity and the safe passa
ge of pedestrians on the sidewalk. Also, take the necessary action to ensure tha
t sidewalks are free of obstacles to pedestrian traffic and the movement of peop
le with disabilities.
CHAPTER IV OF THE PROTECTION OF SCHOOLS Article 22 Schools can have road safety
volunteer promoters, who must be authorized and supervised by the Agency and the
Department, after complying with the requirements and training courses establis
hed for that purpose. Article 23 drivers are required to: I. Reduce the speed of
your vehicle and take appropriate precautions when they encounter a school bus
stopped on the road, performing up and down maneuvers of school, and II. Obey si
gns and indications of protection agents, support staff or the promoters road ro
ad safety volunteers. Failure to comply with the obligations provided in this Ar
ticle shall be punished based on the following table: Fraction I and II fined th
e equivalent of minimum wage on days 5 days
Article 24 Schools must have special places for school transportation vehicles m
ade the ascent and descent of the students, without affecting or impeding the mo
vement on public roads. These locations should be located in the vicinity of pro
posed sites to schools and after approval by the Secretary of Transportation, en
suring the safety of schoolchildren. Article 25 The drivers of school transport
vehicles are stopped on the street for maneuvering up and down, must operate fla
shing warning lights. It is the responsibility of the driver of the school trans
port vehicle to take precautions to make the ascent and descent maneuvers of sch
ool safely.
f vehicles and equipment earmarked for the public transport service have the fol
lowing duties: I. Driving while driver's license and personal identification car
d for public transport operators, carrying two plates or the original provisiona
l license and failing for the certified copy of the complaint of the loss to the
Deputy Public; II. Riding on the extreme right lane; III. Circular with closed
doors; IV. Maneuvers of ascent or descent of passengers in authorized places, V.
Allow up or down passengers only when the vehicle is motionless; VI. Circular w
ith the interior lights on when obscure; VII. Park the vehicle in the place of c
onfinement for; VIII.€Providing the service only in the area of operation for wh
ich it was authorized and in accordance with appropriate identification elements
, and IX. Refrain from driving when they are prevented from doing so by health o
r circumstances involving any decline in their physical or mental. Failure to co
mply with the obligations provided in this Article shall be punished based on th
e following table:
Fraction III, V and VI II IV VII, VIII and IX I
Fined the equivalent of minimum wage in days 5 days 10 days 10 days 20 days refe
rral to deposit 20 days and referral to deposit
Article 27 is prohibited for drivers of passenger vehicles group: I. Circular: a
) For the central lanes of the primary road network and access controlled by the
second side of the tracks, except to use it to pass, and b) The primary routes
in the second lane, except to use it to pass if no movement is prevented. c) Cir
cular confined outside the rails, where they exist, except when they are prevent
ed from doing so by reason of construction or maintenance thereof. d) Driving wi
thout identifying the elements required by the state government of Mexico. II. P
assing another by the counterflow lane main roads unless the vehicle is stopped
for any breakdown. In this case, the driver must exceed cautiously with headligh
ts on and turn signals working; III. Maneuvers of ascent or descent of passenger
s on the second or third lane of traffic, numbered from right to left; IV. Wear
tinted windows obscured or attachments or objects other than the decals regulati
ons, V. Carry objects that obstruct visibility or distract the driver; VI. Insta
ll or use televisions or projection screens of any image on the front of the veh
icle; VII. The immoderate use of radios, tape recorders and audio equipment in g
eneral; VIII. Installing or using dazzling lights that could jeopardize the safe
ty of drivers or pedestrians, as well as neon lights around license plates; IX.
Fueling taking passengers on board, and X. Provide public transportation service
without concession, authorization or permit, in which case proceed in accordanc
e with Article 43 of these Regulations. Failure to comply with the provisions of
this Article shall be punished based on the following table: Fraction I, II, IV
, V, VII, VIII and IX III, VI and X fined the equivalent of minimum wage on days
10 days 20 days 21
ZARDOUS Article 28 freight vehicles can not move: I. For middle lanes and II. Wh
en the load: a) Stand out from the front or side, unless permission is obtained
from the Secretary of Transportation; b) Stand out from the back by over a meter
and do not wear red or reflective flags indicating danger; c) obstruct the driv
er, unless permission is obtained from the Secretary of Transportation; d) is no
t adequately covered in the case of spreadable materials; e) will not properly s
ecured to the vehicle for ropes or canvas. Violation of the prohibitions set for
th in this Article shall be punished based on the following table: Fraction I II
fined the equivalent of minimum wage on days 10 days 20 days
Article 29 The drivers of freight vehicles should: I. Riding on the extreme righ
t lane and use the left only for passing or turning left; II. Subject to the sch
edules and roads established by notice from the Agency and local councils in the
area of responsibility; III. Park the vehicle or container in the appropriate p
lace of confinement. IV. Driving without throwing objects or substances that blo
ck shedding traffic or endanger the physical integrity of persons V. Driving lic
ense in force, and
Failure to comply with the obligations provided in this Article shall be punishe
d based on the following table: Fraction I, II, III IV V fined the equivalent of
minimum wage on days 10 days 10 days 20 days referral to deposit
Article 30 In addition to the obligations contained in the preceding article, dr
ivers of vehicles carrying toxic or hazardous substances must: I. Strictly subje
ct to the routes and loading and unloading schedules authorized by the Secretary
of Transportation and II. Abstain from stops that are not identified in the ope
ration of the service.€In case of traffic congestion to stop the movement, the d
river should apply to staff priority to continue their march, showing the docume
ntation that covers the risk carrying on the product. Failure of any of the obli
gations under this Article, is punished based on the following table: Fraction I
and II fined the equivalent minimum daily wage in 10 days
Article 31 prohibits drivers of vehicles carrying toxic or hazardous substances:
I. Taking on board people outside its operation; II. Throwing to the ground or
the roads unnecessarily download any toxic or hazardous substances; III. Park ve
hicles on public roads or near a source of risk, regardless of compliance with t
he conditions and restrictions imposed by federal authorities on environmental a
nd transportation, and IV. Maneuvering for loading and unloading in unsafe place
s, and not intended to do so. 23
Violation of the prohibitions set forth in this Article shall be punished based
on the following table: Fraction I, II and III IV fined the equivalent of minimu
m wage on days 10 days 20 days
Article 32 When an emergency circumstance be required to park the vehicle carryi
ng toxic or hazardous substances on public roads or other source of risk, the dr
iver must ensure that cargo is properly protected and clearly marked in order to
prevent outsiders to handle the transportation equipment or load. When this hap
pen at night, the driver must place warning triangles in both the front and rear
of the unit, at a distance that allows other drivers to take the necessary prec
Failure to comply with the obligation imposed in this Article, is punished based
on the following table: fined the equivalent of minimum wage in days 10 days
of bicycles and motorcycles have the following duties: I. Respect traffic signal
s and directions of the agents; II. Circular in the direction of the track; III.
Carry on board only the number of people for which there is a seat available; I
V. Wearing a helmet. Accompanying persons should also wear, V. Use of a single t
ravel lane; VI. Passing only the left lane, 24
VII. Circular always with the lights on. Bicycles must be reflective attachments
, and VIII. In case of motorcycles, circular at all times with the lights on bic
ycles drivers should keep to the extreme right on the road traveling and passing
with care to parked vehicles. Cyclists who do not meet the obligations outlined
, will be verbally reprimanded and directed staff to behave in accordance with t
he provisions of the applicable provisions. The violation of the prohibitions se
t forth in this Article by motorcyclists, is punished based on the following tab
le: Fraction I, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII, II and III fined the equivalent of mini
mum wage on days 5 days 10 days
Article 34 prohibits drivers of bicycles and motorcycles: I. Circular by the cen
tral or inner lanes of the primary routes and where so indicated in the marking
of the access roads controlled, except by notice published in the Official Newsp
aper "Government Gazette", the Secretariat, the Agency and local councils determ
ined hours and days allowed in these roads; II. Circular between lanes; III. Cir
cular two or more such vehicles in parallel position within a lane; IV. Carrying
a passenger somewhere between the person driving and the handlebars of the moto
rcycle V. In case of motorcycles carry passengers under 12 years of age; VI. Han
ging or fastening to other moving vehicles; VII. Travel on sidewalks and areas r
eserved for the exclusive use of pedestrians, and VIII. You can not carry a load
that prevents keep both hands on the handlebars, and a proper control of the ve
hicle or its necessary stability.
Cyclists who do not meet the obligations outlined, will be verbally reprimanded
and directed staff to behave in accordance with the provisions of the applicable
provisions. Failure of any of the prohibitions of motorcyclists, is punished ac
cording to the following table: Fraction III II, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII I fined
the equivalent of minimum wage in days 5 days 10 days 20 days
Article 35 The non-mechanically propelled vehicles authorized by the Secretary o
f Transportation,€only be driven on roads and in compliance with the approved te
chnical standard issued for that purpose.
6 No person may drive on public roads, if you have a quantity of blood alcohol e
xceeding 0.8 grams per liter or alcohol in expired air over 0.4 milligrams per l
iter or under the influence of narcotics. Operators of vehicles for passenger se
rvice, freight or transport of toxic or dangerous substances should not show any
amount of alcohol in blood or in expired air or breath alcohol simple symptoms
or be under the effects of narcotics. Failure to comply with this obligation res
ults in the suspension of the license for three years.
Article 37 All drivers who are found committing acts that violate the provisions
of this Regulation and show signs of driving while intoxicated, will be present
ed to the judge called or Municipal Authority competent for the case be under in
fluence of narcotics, are obliged to submit to testing for the degree of intoxic
ation by the competent Public Prosecutor's doctor. Agents can stop the march of
a vehicle when the Agency and local councils through the Department establish an
d implement preventive programs and control of intake of alcohol or narcotics, f
or drivers of vehicles. These programs must be published in the Official Newspap
er "of the Government Gazette and in two of the major newspapers in the state. A
rticle 38 When the agents have alcohol detection devices or narcotics, should pr
oceed as follows: I. Drivers should be tested to detect the degree of intoxicati
on established by the Agency and local councils II. The agent must submit a copy
of the receipt of test results to the driver immediately to implement them; III
. If the driver exceeded the permissible limit of alcohol in the blood should be
sent to the competent Public Prosecutor, and IV. The agent must submit a copy o
f the receipt of test results to the Public Ministry to which the driver is pres
ented, a document which constitutes proof of the amount of alcohol or narcotics
were found and provides the basis for the opinion of forensic experts to determi
ne recovery time may also have to give immediate notice to the Secretary of Tran
sportation to proceed with the cancellation of driver's license under the terms
of the Code. If present, the operator will be forwarded to the Institute of Expe
rt Services of the Attorney General of the State of Mexico, the Social Security
Institute of Mexico State and Municipalities, Ministry of Health of the State of
Mexico or any other Medical Institution Official so that the assistance of the
Agency determines the consumption of alcohol and / or substances referred to, su
bject to necessary sanctions, they shall immediately notify the Secretary of Tra
nsportation to proceed with the suspension of driver's license.
d in primary and local roads situated in the suburbs, you must have insurance po
licy in force liability, that covers, at least, responsibility against civil lia
bility when their people in terms of the law of public service vehicles carried
in addition must necessarily need travel insurance. Vehicles of public transport
service must have a current liability insurance. Article 40 If, as a result of
a traffic accident is causing damage to property owned by Public Service of the
State of Mexico or the Municipal Civil those involved are liable to pay the same
regardless of what other legal setting. When the cause of the accident is the l
ack of maintenance of roads, inadequate signage or any other cause attributable
to the authorities of Public Administration of the State of Mexico, those involv
ed are not responsible for any damage caused and may make complaint appropriate
authority for it, through agencies, or agencies and relevant legal procedures, r
epair damage to his person and / or its heritage. If in the traffic of vehicles
are causing damage to property of the Federation, the authorities of the State o
f Mexico or the municipalities,€must give notice to the competent federal author
ities, in order to proceed in accordance with applicable laws. Article 41 Where
an accident has only material damage to private property and those involved are
in agreement on how to repair them, no agent can refer them to the authorities.
The agent should only fill the ballot noting the lack of punishment that caused
the accident.
If the parties disagree on how to repair the damage, should be referred to the a
ppropriate authorities. The exception does not operate if any of the drivers und
er the influence of alcohol or narcotics. However, vehicles must leave the area
so as not to obstruct traffic.
Article 42 The drivers of vehicles involved in a traffic accident which causes s
evere injury or death of any person, provided they are in physical conditions th
at do not require immediate medical attention, should proceed as follows: I. Sta
y on the scene to provide or facilitate assistance to the injured person, trying
to give notice to the competent authority and emergency services, to take posse
ssion of the facts and act accordingly; II. Move or moving the injured from the
place where they are, only where there is no immediate medical care, and if it d
oes not represent a danger or you may worsen your health condition; III. In case
of death, the body and or vehicles should not be removed from the crash site un
til the competent authority so determines; IV. Put away the signs that are requi
red to avoid another possible accident, and V. Remove or accident vehicles to cl
ear the track, once the competent authorities so determine.
Article 43 The penalties on transit forth in these regulations and other legal p
rovisions should be imposed by the agent who has knowledge of its commission, an
d entered on the parking tickets would be approved by the Agency and local counc
ils, which for contain valid:
I. Legal basis: a) Articles that provide for the infringement of the Code or thi
s Regulation, and b) Articles which set the sanction of the Code or these Regula
tions. II. Motivation: a) Date, time, location and brief description of the offe
nding conduct; b) Name and address of the offender, except that is not present o
r not provided them; c) number plates, and if so, permit number of vehicle to mo
ve, and d) Where applicable, number and type of license or driving license. III.
Name, badge number, assignment and signed by the official imposing the sanction
. The Agency and local councils must contribute to the Secretary of Transportati
on for the enforcement of penalties for noncompliance with the provisions of the
matter, when there is flagrant. Article 44 When drivers infringe the provisions
of this Regulation and other applicable provisions, officers should proceed as
follows: I. Indicate to the driver to stop the progress of your vehicle; II. Be
identified with your name and badge number; III. They will point to the driver w
ho committed the offense, showing the article of this Regulation for doing so, a
nd the appropriate penalty for the offense, and IV. Request the driver's license
and the registration certificate, documents to be submitted for review, and ret
urned in the same place immediately after that had been revised, unless a violat
ion has been committed to the regulations, a document may be withheld of these o
r license plate, to ensure payment of the fine, V. For vehicles of public transp
ort service, in its various forms require documentation attesting be authorized
to perform this service. Once the review of documents and the situation in which
the vehicle stands, if in order, the officer must proceed to fill the ballot of
a penalty, from which extend a copy to the applicant. If there are irregulariti
es the agent must submit the vehicle to the bond under this Regulation.
Article 45 In the case of violations of this regulation captured by technologica
l tools, the offense must be notified to the vehicle owner, or whoever, if any,
is jointly liable for the infringement.
CHAPTER XI OF THE PENALTIES Article 46 The fines can be made in: I.€Offices of t
he Ministry of Finance or the Treasury municipalities, depending on the authorit
y which imposed; II. Centers licensed for the purpose, or III. With the actor wh
o won an infringement if it has the necessary technology. The offender has a per
iod of thirty calendar days from the date of issuance of the invoice for payment
penalty, it does not cover the fines established by this regulation within sixt
y calendar days of being imposed , increase the accessories you apply under the
Financial Code of the entity, the expiry of that period without the payment is m
ade, it must cover other tax credits provided for in Financial Code of the entit
y. The infringer to pay the fine within five working days, is entitled to a disc
ount of 50%. Article 47 Without prejudice to the penalties that apply, motorists
who commit an infringement of the rules of this regulation may lead to the defi
nition of a crime, should be made available to prosecutors by officers correspon
ding with knowledge of the case, to resolve it according to law. In the case of
minors, the agent or the Public Prosecutor who has knowledge of the case, you sh
ould call the parents or guardians of minors to the effect that, subject to refe
rral made in accordance with the Law of Justice State Teen Mexico, where appropr
iate, take the necessary steps to cover the liability is incurred.
Article 48 Without prejudice to the penalties provided for in this Regulation, t
he Agency or the Department must provide a copy of the violation to the Secretar
y of Transportation, to impose the appropriate sentence to mention the Eighth Bo
ok of the Code, a person who allows or carries out the interference or impact on
the road or safe passage of pedestrians, or who allows or carries out the reduc
tion of road capacity, during the installation, modification, replacement or mai
ntenance of the constituent elements of an ad and not exhibit at that time the d
ocumentation authorizing them to perform such work. Without prejudice to the Eig
hth Book of the Code, driver's licenses expire by accumulating twelve points pen
alty. The Department of Transport should make the calculation of penalty points
based on copies of parking tickets issued by the Agency. Penalty points are accu
mulated as follows: I. Six points for breach of this Regulation, Articles 5 frac
tion V, 6 fractions I, II, X, 13 fractions V and VI, II. Three points for violat
ing Articles 5 and 6 fraction fraction III XIII; III. One point for infringing o
n any item other than those specified in the two preceding sections. When a tick
et is canceled, the points are deducted based on copies of the respective judici
al or administrative decision. The accumulation of points does not relieve the l
icensee to comply with the sanction that corresponds to the offense. The dispatc
h of a license that expires on penalty comes after three years. Penalty points a
re valid for one year from the date of issuance of the ticket penalty. Article 4
9 Where appropriate referral to the tank vehicle, and before it has begun the pr
ocess of drag, the agents must be sealed to ensure the safekeeping of the object
s in the meet. 32
Remission should be the vehicle to the tank even when the driver on board. If yo
u are ostensibly person under 16 years, over 65 or disabled, except those who pr
ove to have the permit issued by the Secretary of Transportation, the agent must
raise the appropriate offense and wait until I get the driver or person respons
ible, to proceed immediately to refer the vehicle to the tank. For such vehicles
to the provision of public tranport, in whatever form, submit the documentation
with which proves to be authorized to provide that service. If the driver or th
e person responsible objects to the transfer of the vehicle and refuses to leave
it, should be made available to the competent Public Prosecutor scene in terms
of Article 117 of the Penal Code of the State of Mexico. The officers have order
ed take out reference to the deposit, they must immediately report, via electron
ic means at their disposal,€control center for data warehouse which was sent, ve
hicle type and registration and the location of which was removed. The Agency an
d the Department can assist third parties to the transfer of vehicles to deposit
their own or third party. To return the vehicle in storage, it is essential ver
ification of their legal ownership or possession, the prior payment of the fines
due and rights which they derive, display driver's license, a copy of it and ca
rry the car keys . Also, the test is non-existence of credit for the concept of
Tax Possession or Use of Vehicles and services charges of vehicular control, the
fiscal year preceding the return of the vehicle.
Article 50 vehicles carrying perishable, hazardous or toxic substances, can not
be forwarded to the deposit for violation of the provisions of this Regulation.
In any case, the agent must fill out the citation for allowing the vehicle to co
ntinue their march.
Article 51 The individuals affected by the acts and decisions of the authoritie
s, may bring an administrative appeal or grievance administrative trial before t
he Court of Administrative Litigation State, in accordance with the Code of Admi
nistrative Procedures of the State of Mexico. In the case of fines, the proceedi
ngs of grievance or administrative proceeding suspends the said period. Article
52 An official who violate the provisions in this regulation or pursuant to that
sent a vehicle to deposit without cause, they be punished accordingly. Individu
als can appeal to the Deputy Public Bodies Discipline or the Agency or the munic
ipalities, to report suspected illegal acts of an agent.
TRANSITIONAL FIRST .- This Regulation shall enter into force thirty days after p
ublication in the Official Journal Gazette of the Government. " SECOND .- The Ge
neral Secretariat of Government, Transportation and municipalities, will provide
what is necessary for the proper implementation of this Regulation Metropolitan
Transit in the field of competence. THIRD .- administrative provisions are repe
aled in the same or lower rank that are contrary to this Regulation Metropolitan
o. Done at the Executive Branch in the city of Toluca, capital of Mexico, on the
nineteenth day of June two thousand and seven.