The Committee on legislative support of law enforcement supported the bill No. 8492, which provides for higher fines for unfastened seat belt and no helmet from 51 to 850 UAH. This reports the press service of the Parliament.
The adoption of the bill during the discussion justified the high level of death and injury on the roads of Ukraine.
“According to official data of the National police, every year on the roads of Ukraine killed at least 3.5 thousand people and injured at least 35 thousand that is, every day on the roads of Ukraine killed more than 9 people. These rates of accidents and consequences of road accidents Ukraine is one of the leaders among European countries”, – stated in the message.
We will remind, in June 2018, a bill to raise fines for ignoring safety belts registered in the Verkhovna Rada 25 MPs headed by the representative of the “popular front” Anton Gerashchenko.