The expert commented on the cancellation of the mark «Spikes» on the machines

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The abolition of mandatory sign «Spikes» on the cars, which decree on Thursday was signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev rid the Russian rules of the road from the old Soviet legacy, that can not but rejoice, told RIA Novosti. Michael Batanin.

Earlier it was reported that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree abolishing the requirement to set the sign of «Spikes» on the vehicles.

«This sign came to us from Soviet times. Now, when many vehicles have ABS, there is 4WD and so on, the sign «Thorns» plays no role. But in his absence you could be punished. So right that it was canceled,» — said the expert.

He noted that the government is still a long and painstaking work to clean and other «commitments», which in the modern world can already be considered stupidity.

«Excellent, that the work in this direction. But there is still much to improve. The sooner this is done, the faster we will reach the world standards that drivers will only be good,» said the instructor.

The obligation to establish the sign was enshrined in paragraph 8 of the Basic provisions and has not changed since their publication. The government resolution of 24 March 2017 no. 333 list of malfunctions and conditions under which prohibits operation of vehicles (Appendix to the Basic provisions), was supplemented with a new paragraph 7.151 prohibiting the operation of the vehicle in the absence of such markings.

As previously reported in the interior Ministry, the identification sign «Spikes» on cars is no longer relevant and all the relevant agencies have agreed on a draft government resolution on cancellation of obligations of drivers for its installation.