By motorcycle (motoconcho or mototaxi), Santo Domingo

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  • Bread vendor
    Bread vendor
    by marielexoteria
  • Notice the 3 people in the motoconcho
    Notice the 3 people in the motoconcho
    by marielexoteria
  • Another trike
    Another trike
    by grandmaR

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    Motoconchos (mototaxis)

    by marielexoteria Updated Sep 22, 2007

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    Another alternative when it comes to means of getting around. These are the most expensive and most dangerous. They're not as cheap as the buses or the share-a-taxis and they definitely do NOT have the same long routes.

    Dominicans also use motoconchos for transporting stuff.

    Notice the 3 people in the motoconcho Bread vendor
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    Dominican Republic Makes Do

    by grandmaR Updated Nov 24, 2015

    Many people cannot afford a car, so they use whatever transportation they can. There are lots of smoky little mopeds carrying multiple people, motorcycles, and regular bicycles. When there is a four wheeled vehicle it is usually packed with people. In the case of trucks, people ride in the truck bed in the back like we did when we were kids before everyone had to have a seat belt.

    Riding double Tricyle of a street vendor Another trike Moped passing an open jeep Truck transport
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