Pink and disabled stalls, the Cinquestelle urges the administration to change the highway code

Editorial team 04 September 2021 16:45

Establishment of “pink stalls” reserved for pregnant women and more severe penalties for those who occupy the reserved parking spaces without authorization. These are just some of the innovations introduced to the Highway Code after the approval of the Infrastructure Decree by the Council of Ministers. “The Decree – explain the municipal councilors of the M5s Andrea Argento, Cristina Cannistrà and Giuseppe Fusco – provides for the introduction of specific parking spaces reserved for pregnant women and parents with children up to two years of age, who can take advantage of a special mark, called” pink permit “, in addition to the possibility of reserving permanent or temporary parking places, even for electric vehicles. This is a very important measure, especially in a complex and chaotic reality like that of Messina, where there are still many steps to do with regard to mobility, road safety and quality of life, with particular reference to the categories that need greater protection. For this reason we will do everything within our competence to encourage the Administration to create these stalls as quickly as possible. short time possible “. “Among the changes introduced – they continue – also a strengthening of the penalties for those who occupy the pink stalls and other reserved parking spaces without being authorized: for example, the fines for those who park in the spaces reserved for people with disabilities will be doubled, with a penalty ranging between 168 and 672 euros. More expensive fines are also foreseen for those who stop in urban pardon areas “. “In the same decree, as regards the” Urgent provisions regarding investments and safety in the maritime transport sector “- the councilors conclude – 37 million euros were allocated for the Strait of Messina to be used in the three-year period 2021-2023 , which will be entrusted to the Port System Authority with the aim of making port infrastructures more efficient and improving services for commuters. A result made possible thanks to the teamwork of all the institutional representatives of the 5 Star Movement “.

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