As the holidays approach, it is important to remember that we can not take our dog loose inside a vehicle unchecked. First for our own safety, and then by possible sanctions.
But that is exactly what the law?
Article 18.1 of the Royal Decree 1428 / 2003, of 21 November, which approves the General Regulation of circulation for the application and development of the articulated text of the law on trafficking, circulation of motor vehicles and road safety (BOE No. 306, 23-12-03) and approved by the Royal Decree legislative 339/1990, of 2 March in its article 11.2, they establish that ?The driver of a vehicle is obliged to maintain its own freedom of movement, the required field of vision and permanent attention to driving, which guarantee their own security, the rest of the vehicle occupants and other road users. For these purposes, you must especially take care of maintain the proper position and the rest of the passengers, and the proper placement of objects or animals transported to keep it so that there is no interference between the driver and any one of them
Similarly, in article 11.2 of the Royal Decree 1428 / 2003 envelope Transport of people It reads as follows:
2. Vehicles intended for public service of collective transport of persons is forbidden to travelers:
(a) distracting the driver during operation of the vehicle.
(b) enter or leave the vehicle to places other than those intended, respectively, for these purposes.
(c) entering the vehicle when the warning that is complete is made.
(d) make it unnecessarily difficult step in places intended for the movement of people.
e) Carry any animal, unless there is in the place destined for transport vehicle. Excepted from this prohibition, always under his responsibility, to blind people accompanied by dogs, especially trained as guide.
(f) carry substances or dangerous articles under conditions other than those laid down in the specific regulation on this subject.
do (g) disregard instructions about service, the driver or the vehicle Manager.?
?Cave to remember that driving a vehicle without taking care of the proper placement of the transported animal, so they do not interfere with driving (enclosures suitable or independent of the used by passengers), is punishable by 60 euros and does not involve the loss of licence points.?