Medvedev promised to strengthen the responsibility of drivers for traffic violations

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in photobacteria Medvedev holds a meeting of the Presidium of the presidential Council of the Russian Federation for strategic development and national projects. 17 Sep 2018Medvedev promised to strengthen the responsibility of drivers for traffic violations© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

The responsibility of drivers for infringement of traffic regulations will be strengthened in the framework of the national project «Safe and quality roads,» said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

«In terms of road safety is the responsibility of drivers for infringement of traffic rules, with emphasis on the prevention of violations, automation, specialized equipment services advanced equipment and technical means of control», — said Medvedev at the meeting of the Presidium of the presidential Council of the Russian Federation for strategic development and national projects.

He stressed that the funding for this project from all sources will amount to several trillion rubles. In addition, the tasks of the national project are to reduce mortality on the roads, bringing to 50% the proportion of roads of national importance, the reduction of places of frequent accidents and congested roads. «It is important that plans for developing the road network was linked to long-term spatial development of the country. Road construction always indicates a fast and positive effect, gives impetus to the development of new routes», — said the head of the Russian Cabinet.

Among the tasks of the national project also includes the upgrade program of road construction, the assessment of the condition of the roads. «The project will cover cities with population over 200 thousand people, including 38 Metropolitan areas,» — said Medvedev. He noted that it is important not only to improve the condition of roads, but also care about their safety. It is planned to update the technical requirements and standards development, including on the basis of digital technologies, said Medvedev.

According to him, the most important aspect of the project — the use of life cycle contracts, the transition to the latest technology and materials of construction: for this you need to pay due attention to improving qualification of workers of road management.

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