The state Duma today passed a new law to increase the penalty to motorists for what they do not pass pedestrians on "Zebra".
Currently, the penalty for this offense is fifteen hundred rubles. The new law proposes to fine violators in size from a thousand to two thousand RUB we Must assume that the decision about the amount of penalty will be taken by the inspector of traffic police.
Lawmaker Andrei Isayev from the faction "United Russia" explained increasing fines for this violation. He recalled that over 20 years ago pedestrians were completely powerless the road and was afraid to cross the road on "Zebra". And although, according to him, skeptics spoke negatively about the increase in fines at the time they became effective, and the pedestrian became safer to cross the road at pedestrian crossings. However, as explained Andrey Isaev, among the great mass of drivers is the bullies that violate the rule on the pass having the advantage of movement and endanger the lives of pedestrians. The amount of the fine is determined by the severity of the situation, the magnitude of guilt.