Preventive action "Pedestrian" will be held in the Minsk region with 19 to 23 May, BelTA learned from the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee UGAI ATC.
Particular attention in this period will be given to prevent violations of traffic rules by pedestrians: the transition to a red light, the lack of reflective elements at night, traffic on the carriageway and pedestrian state of intoxication. Violators administrative measures are applied.
Do not remain without attention and drivers that do not provide benefits for pedestrians and create an emergency situation. Traffic police urges drivers not to exceed the speed limit, keep your distance, be extremely careful, especially in the settlements at the entrance to the pedestrian crossings.
Since the beginning of the year to 17 May in the Minsk region of 250 road traffic accidents were registered, in which 35 people died and 282 were injured varying degrees of severity, with 10 road accidents made tipsy drivers.
According to the Code of Administrative Offences in respect of a pedestrian who in the dark of the carriageway without indicating flicker itself, be fined in the amount from 1 to 3 basic units (1 BV is Br210 thousand.) Or a warning. If the violation of the traffic rules caused the creation of an emergency, the amount of the fine is from 3 to 8 BV. On the amount of 3 to 5 BV fined a pedestrian, if he is on the road while intoxicated.
As noted in the SAI, Minsk region, is another important point - a child pedestrians. They are the most unpredictable road users often try to cross the roadway. The driver must perceive the presence of the child, even at the edge of the pavement as an alarm call. It is necessary to exercise increased vigilance when driving in the area of schools, children's playgrounds.