In Primorye, the drivers will be obliged to change car tires until the first of November

© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate in fotobanka tire shop. Archival photoIn Primorye, the drivers will be obliged to change car tires until the first of November© RIA Novosti / Konstantin to Collabourate the image Bank

The first Vice-Governor of Primorye Alexander Kostenko proposed to adopt a regional law that would force local residents to change summer car tires for winter no later than November 1, reported on Wednesday morning the administration of the region.

Such a proposal Kostenko announced at a meeting on the situation in Vladivostok in the snow November 17. Then the city experienced traffic jams, for the day happened more than 300 road accidents, motorists stood in long hours of traffic jams, some all night.

«Many accidents occurred because the owners still have not changed summer to winter tires. Alexander Kostenko sent a proposal to the Deputy of legislative Assembly of Primorye Alexander Moose to amend the regional law requiring drivers to put winter tires not later than 1 November», — stated in the message.

Kostenko has entrusted management of Vladivostok to develop a plan of action in terms of snowfall and coordinate it with the traffic police.

Earlier it was reported that after the traffic jams declared a disciplinary sanction to the Director of the municipal institution «the Maintenance of city territories», heads of administrative-territorial administrations of some areas of the city, the chief of city Department of roads and public works.