The health emergency due to the spread of Coronavirus imposes rules to follow in order to circulate by car . The measures launched by the government to contain the spread of the virus allow, albeit in cases of extreme necessity, to travel by car by signing a self-certification model that certifies how the movement has become necessary for ” work needs or situations of need or for reasons of health “.
CORONAVIRUS, THE RULES FOR DRIVING
The advice is to stay at home as much as possible, but in case of need it is a circular from the Ministry of the Interior to specify all the ways in which you can move on motor vehicles running the least possible risk. The most important problem to be addressed is that related to the safety distance ; to avoid contagion, in fact, it is necessary to keep at least one meter away. Difficult in a restricted environment like that of a car. In the case of cohabiting family members , however, there is no limitation while the speech is different if people who do not belong to the family are picked up:in this case it is mandatory to respect the safety distance between passengers. It follows that – unless you have a particularly spacious car – only two people can sit in the car : one in the driver’s seat and one in the right rear seat.
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ON A MOTORCYCLE IT IS MANDATORY TO BE ALONE
On the other hand, motorbike journeys deserve a separate discussion . In the saddle, in fact, it is impossible to maintain the expected safety distance of at least one meter. A situation that greatly restricts the field of hypotheses: in the case of a cohabiting family member, in fact, the same rule applies for travel by car therefore no limitation while picking up a stranger in the passenger’s seat is absolutely prohibited , as well as very risky , precisely because it is impossible to keep the safety distance.