State Duma deputies from A Just Russia have developed a bill that proposes to abolish fines for minor traffic violations and replace them with a warning, we are talking about fines for a dirty car number, forgotten rights and documents for a car, an unplugged turn signal, violation of the rules for using lighting devices and driving a car with minor faults, the Izvestia newspaper reported, citing the document.
The bill also proposes to abolish the penalty for turning not from the extreme lane, but for a repeated violation to impose a fine of 500 rubles. In this case, the amendment legitimizes the already existing practice, which is established by the order of the traffic police, the newspaper notes.
The author of the document, State Duma deputy Nikolai Novichkov, explained to the publication that it is necessary to reduce the administrative burden on motorists who slightly violated traffic rules, which did not lead to fatal consequences. As a result, the order, which is now established by the instructions of the traffic police, will be enshrined in legislation.
The draft law proposes to abandon the fine for driving a car without a technical inspection, because in Russia there are not enough points where it is possible to carry out technical inspections of several types of commercial vehicles.
The authors of the document proposed to tighten liability for certain traffic violations: to increase the fine for an unfastened seat belt from 1,000 to 5,000 rubles, for transporting a child without a child seat – from 3,000 to 5,000. It is also proposed to increase the fine from 1,000 to 3,000 rubles. for driving on motorways for vehicles that cannot go faster than 40 km/h, for driving lessons on motorways and for driving on them with a truck beyond the second lane. For repeated speeding by 40-60 km / h, it is proposed to introduce a fine of 2000-5000 rubles. or deprivation of rights for 4-6 months. The authors of the bill also indicated that fines for speeding will be applied when the average speed is exceeded.