In the state Duma introduced a draft to toughen penalties for leaving the scene of an accident

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in photobacteria of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoIn the state Duma introduced a draft to toughen penalties for leaving the scene of an accident© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Draft laws that propose to increase criminal liability for drivers who hit-and-run accident, resulting in serious consequences, submitted to the Duma, reported on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Russian Federation.

One of the bills, in particular, to increase the criminal liability of a person operating a vehicle and violating traffic rules or operation of vehicles, subject to the occurrence of serious consequences if that person fled the scene of the accident.

Bills reviewed and approved at the government meeting of 25 October 2018.

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