The Ministry of transport plans to increase penalties for reckless drivers on the water

To toughen penalties for violations of the rules of operation of boats, boat plans, the Ministry of transport. Officials want to raise the current fines tenfold.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Corresponding amendments to KoAP are already prepared in the Department. One of the innovations will affect those who swim in the river and marine vessels (both small motor boats and ships and large yachts) without inspection or with serious damage. Now the penalty for such violation ranges from 500 to 1000. Under the new rules he will jump up to 5-10 thousand rubles. Also the auditors of the Ministry of transport plan to punish those who enjoy the water, who rolled on his ship more people than there are characteristics. The current fine of 500 rubles, they will turn into five thousand. For the control of the boat without the right wallet, the offender will lose weight of 10-15 thousand rubles instead of one thousand. Another important amendment provided for those who do not comply with the rules of the Parking lot on the water, ignores the need to apply sound and light signals or completely oblivious to the fact that the Board needs to be a lantern. Instead of the current penalties of 500-1000 rubles under the new law the sentence will be 5-10 thousand. In addition, it will be possible to deprive the sloven rights for a period of six months to a year. Finally will introduce a new punishment. The act project is planned to add a penalty for repeated violation of requirements for conduct on the water. During this river to the speeder will have to part with rights for a period of up to two years or pay a fine from 10 to 20 thousand rubles.

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