In Spain, they sell close to 200 bicycles per day, according to data from the Association of Brands and Bicycles of Spain (AMBE), with a growth rate that exceeds the 78% in the last few years. And it is that there are many citizens who use them to practice sport, go to the field with the family or even as a mode of transport for large cities. For many of these activities, it is necessary to move the bikes in the car , but, do you know how to wear them correctly, especially, to not receive a fine which you didn't expect?
From the RACE to give us all the tips for you to carry bikes in the car improve your security . In fact, the most simple and economic way of transporting the bike is using the own car's trunk, provided that their size allows. In that case you have to take into account that you are obliged to keep your own freedom of movement, the field of vision and attention to driving to ensure your safety and the safety of the other occupants.
at The same time, you have to ensure the bike inside the vehicle correct way to avoid their displacement during the trip or that can hit any occupant in case of sudden stop or collision. You should always avoid loose objects inside the cabin.
If, on the contrary, you may not use the trunk of the car, there is a r ecurrir to a portabicicleta . Can be ceiling, door, hook towing, or bike racks, which comes already integrated in the vehicle itself -the latter is more expensive, but also the most comfortable, although I have few models-. In any case, you have to take into account the following indications:
note that if you breach the rules, in addition to increasing the risk of an accident, you will be able to put a fine :
-do Not mark the load correctly which protrudes longitudinally of the vehicle or of its projection on ground without taking the proper precautions: 80 euros.
-Circular with a vehicle where the load hides the devices of lighting or light-signalling, plates or badges required: 80 euros.
-If the load falls to the road because of his bad conditioning, creating grave danger to the rest of the users: 500 euros.
-Circular with a vehicle of which the load can drag, drop, move in a dangerous or compromising the stability of the vehicle, without having the accessories to ensure the adequate protection of: 200 euros.Updated Date: 15 September 2019, 11:00