Mexico City offers free insurance to cyclists
The “Rueda Seguro” assistance program will protect resident cyclists in Mexico City from an incident during their transit through the country’s capital, said the head of government, Miguel Angel Mancera Espinosa.
In presenting the program at the Old Palace of the City Council, he stressed that the current administration has invested $850 million pesos in cycling infrastructure, such as Ecobici, “Muévete en Bici”, biciestacionamientos and bike paths, among others.
Mancera Espinosa stressed that there is a noticeable reduction in the number of accidents related to cyclists, but precautionary measures will continue, enforcing traffic regulations, the delivery of reflective plates, pink vests, and better lighting.
The local representative detailed that the program “Rueda Seguro” is designed in conjunction with the Mapfre Group and registration is easy, you only need to prove residence in Mexico City and the legal age or, if necessary, have the authorization of a parent or guardian.
The registration is free and can be made on the page www.ruedasegurocdmx.com, or by telephone 01800 8906025 / 51690169, in the Urban Management Agency and in authorized modules, installed in the route of “Muévete en Bici”.
The program provides medical assistance by accident, up to $10 thousand pesos; Death by accident, up to $100 thousand pesos; funeral assistance, up to $30 thousand pesos.
Also, for breaking tires, up to $2,000 pesos; Breakage of wheels, up to $4,000 pesos, and has telephone service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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