In Russia, some drivers will be forced to pass certification

In Russia introduced the concept of “international truck driver”. Drivers who want to transport goods to other States will have to pass a special exam and obtain the certificate of professional competence, writes the Russian newspaper.

This requirement is spelled out in the new order of the admission of drivers of buses and trucks to international flights, which is approved by the Ministry of transport. It shall enter into force two months later – January 20, 2017.

International trucker must be in the state of each transport company, transporting abroad. Otherwise, the firm will not give a card of admission to transportation in a foreign country. It is noted that these cards will be issued for each car. However, their number is limited and spelled out in intergovernmental agreements with other countries.

The certification of employees of the transport companies will have to pass until 2018. To examine them will be a special Commission, requirements for members which is also spelled out in the new order.

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