The head of the Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov, explaining received on the last working day of the week the message about the obstruction of traffic on the ring road, stated that information has been conflicting.
yesterday in some press have any information about the truckers protest, as if he had blocked the ring road in protest against the introduction of " Plato ". Later, the Metropolitan traffic police denied data about the fact that traffic on the ring road was formed from-for actions of drivers of heavy trucks. Rosavtodor also said that traffic-related protests of truckers, outbound on Federal highways of the Moscow region, including the M-10 " Moscow-Saint-Petersburg ", no. The Ministry said that some difficulty on the highways associated with a characteristic of the Friday night situation.
"First, there was contradictory information in the media: whether it's protests, whether it's special operations for travel, organized under the control of our police services. Anyway, today we are talking about the fact that the System "Plato" works, collects Money for the Federal budget. Works in principle without system failures. Users use this system. Sold about 700 thousand flowcharts. Collected more than 800 million to the Russian budget. Registered more than 650 thousand vehicles in it ", - said the head of Ministry of transport on the sidelines of the forum " Transport of Russia ".
System "Platon" has earned in Russia with fifteen November. It will charge tolls to trucks carrying more than 12 tons. Now the trucks will pay for 1, 53 rubles per a kilometer on Federal highways. With 1 March 2016 the fee will be 3, 06 rubles per kilometer. The money must go to the road Fund in the form of compensation for the destruction of traces of heavy cars. The system implementation was accompanied by complaints of technical difficulties.
Rosavtodor has reported that the situation with the movement of transport on routes connecting Moscow with other regions (M-10 " Russia ", M-9 Baltiya, M-7 " Volga ", M-6 " Caspian ", M-5 Ural, M-3 "Ukraine" M-2 "Crimea" ) is placed under control. Passage of all types of transport without restrictions, heavy vehicles performs work flights without any failures.