The State Duma announced the amount of fines to be imposed on scooter drivers who violate traffic rules 13:33

A bill on fines for electric scooters and other personal mobility device (PIM) users, including cyclists, has been submitted to the State Duma. In this respect reports TASS, citing Artem Sheikin, a member of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation and Statebuilding of the Federation Council, one of the authors of the document.

“The main penalties we propose include a fine (up to 30 thousand rubles for speeding while using SIM) and a fine of up to 5 thousand rubles for drunk driving on a drunk scooter and refusing a medical examination. for simultaneous use of an electric scooter by several people – up to 3 thousand rubles, and for transporting children – up to 5 thousand rubles, as well as a fine for leaving the scene of an accident by a SIM driver – up to 5 thousand rubles, he said.

It is stated that penalties for drunk driving will not be increased for cyclists (this was proposed to be done in the first version of the project). In this regard, the sanctions previously imposed will remain with them. Fines ranging from 1 thousand to 1.5 thousand rubles will continue to be imposed on drunk cyclists. However, it is proposed to impose a fine of 4-5 thousand rubles on cyclists who leave the scene of the accident.

April 15, government of the Russian Federation with some comments supported A bill that implies making electric scooters liable for violating traffic rules. First of all, the Council of Ministers proposes to correlate the size of fines with the degree of “social harm”. It was noted that the bill applies not only to electric scooter users but also to other SIMs. However, some of the proposed measures will also apply to cyclists. The Council of Ministers also believes that issues related to the registration of relevant crimes and their suppression should be resolved.

Additionally, starting from May 1, St. It was reported that in St. Petersburg there are foot inspectors and cars with photo-video recording systems installed. will begin to define traffic violations committed by electric scooters and other SIM users.

It was previously reported that scooter drivers may be banned in the Russian Federation. to spread on certain parts of the road.

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Source: Gazeta


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