From 15 to 20 November in Minsk Oblast traffic police will conduct preventive action "Safe crossing"

Monday, 14 November 2016 14:14  |  Written by  BelTA

An analysis of the traffic situation shows that in the Minsk region remains negative trend of growth of traffic accidents due to violation of rules of passing pedestrian crossings

An analysis of the traffic situation shows that in the Minsk region remains negative trend of growth of traffic accidents due to violation of rules of passing pedestrian crossings. For 10 months of this year for this reason it committed 61 accidents in which 5 people were killed and 57 wounded.

Due to the current situation, and in order to stabilize the situation with the foot injury at pedestrian crossings, from 15 to 20 November 2016 Traffic police in Minsk region to carry out preventive action "Safe passage".

In the field of traffic police personnel - drivers that do not provide benefits to pedestrians at pedestrian crossings, as well as cases involving the creation of an emergency situation. Do not be left without attention and hiking themselves members of the movement who violate the rules of transition carriageway. To all violators will be applied stringent administrative measures.

According to Article 18.14 of the Administrative Code Part 6 of the Republic of Belarus, for failure by a person driving a vehicle, traffic signs and markings, as well as failure to provide a person driving a vehicle in motion benefits pedestrians administrative liability in the form of a fine of 1 to 5 base values.

We urge drivers to twice the attention to the road! Be very careful when making maneuvers to intradomestic areas and when passing pedestrian crossings.

Dear pedestrians! When changing the carriageway have a look around, including when you cross the road at a pedestrian crossing. At night, identifies itself retroreflective elements. Be carefull!

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