The Ministry of transport supported the tightening of speed limits
The transport Ministry will support the introduction of penalties for exceeding the speed limit by ten miles per hour, said the head of Department Eugene Dietrich.
"If we reminisce how it works in other countries, as a rule, the limit for nestratova threshold is 10 km/h. According to tradition, this 5 km/h or even no nestratova threshold. Some time ago this decision was made when we to a certain extent, reduced the speed, but give more nestrashnye threshold ", - said the head of the Ministry.
He made an increase in the permitted driving speed on those sections where such a possibility exists.
According to Dietrich, are currently on high-speed sections of Federal highways, the accident rate is lower than those constructed under the standard 90 km/h. If the width of lanes, radii of bias, security in areas allow dispersed and done properly, in the event of an accident the likelihood of danger of life and health is minimal, says the head of the Ministry.
Until March 1, 2019, the Ministry of internal Affairs and the Ministry of transport is obliged to make proposals on the introduction of penalties for exceeding the speed limit by 10-20 km/h. currently, With the speeding not more than 20 km/h punishment is absent.
before the head of the traffic police Mikhail Chernikov called for an increase in the existing penalty for exceeding the speed limit by 20 kilometers per hour or more.
He explained that the excess on 20-40 km/h is one of the most massive violation of traffic rules with extremely small punishment. For it threatens a fine of five hundred rubles, and for the payment within the grace period, this number decreases to 2 times. However, the consequences of such an accident is often very serious.