Article 116 Obligatory use and exceptions

1. Drivers and occupants of motor vehicles and mopeds are obliged to use the seat belt, helmet and other protective elements in the cases and conditions determined in this chapter and in the regulations governing vehicles, with the exceptions that are also fixed in said chapter, in accordance with the international recommendations in the matter...

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Article 117 Seat belts and approved child restraint systems

1. The driver and the occupants of vehicles will be obliged to use, correctly fastened, approved seat belts, both on urban and interurban roads. This obligation, which refers to the seat belts, will not be required in those vehicles that do not have them installed. One of the most common infractions is the passengers located...

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Article 118 Helmets and other protective elements

1. Drivers and passengers of motorcycles or motorcycles with side-cars, three-wheeled vehicles and quadricycles, mopeds and special vehicles of the "quad" type, must use properly approved or certified helmets according to current legislation, when they drive in both urban and interurban roads. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Not using the helmet is considered a serious infraction...

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Article 119 Exemptions

1. Notwithstanding the provisions of article 117, the following may drive without seat belts or other approved restraint systems:   A) Drivers when involved in a reversing or parking manoeuvre.   B) Persons with a certificate of exemption for serious or disabled medical reasons. This certificate must be presented when required by any agent of...

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