The state Duma has transferred for the autumn project on growth of insurance payments to taxi passengers

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in photomontage. Archival photoThe state Duma has transferred for the autumn project on growth of insurance payments to taxi passengers© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

. The state Duma has transferred for the autumn session in the first reading of the bill, which allows four times to increase the insurance compensation to the passengers of an automobile taxi up to 2 million rubles. The decision was made at the suggestion of the Chairman of the Duma Committee on financial market Anatoly Aksakov.

The document submitted by a group of deputies, aimed at improving the safety of passengers by an automobile taxi and financial protection in the event of harm to their life, health or property. It is proposed to extend to the passenger taxi system of compulsory insurance of civil liability of carriers before passengers (OSGAP).

Now the victim, the passenger taxi can expect a maximum payout of 500 thousand rubles as compensation under the contract of compulsory insurance of civil liability of vehicle owners. At the same time, the payout for harm to the life of a passenger transport such as bus or trolley, is 2 million rubles. Spread OSHOP passenger taxi will increase to a similar level maximum payments to their passengers.

The Russian government supports the bill, subject to its finalization, including, in the description of the procedure for determining insurance rates and premiums. The Cabinet notes the need for changes in the legislation governing road transportation services that identifies activities in transportation of passengers and Luggage an automobile taxi, and also the structure of the legal relationship between the passenger, the carrier, driver and taxi service.

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