In the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the priest was invited to the opening of the federal highway, so that he would sprinkle the road with holy water and read prayers to protect him from accidents. This was reported on the website of the traffic police in the region.
“The consecration ceremony was begun from the part of the route where 5 people died at the end of November last year, including 3 children,” the statement said.
Prayer was read by the rector of the church, Father Dmitry – they should protect drivers from traffic violations. The clergyman sprinkled holy water upon passing cars.
In 2017, in the Krasnodar Territory, traffic police officers held a religious procession along a dangerous section of the Temryuk-Krasnodar highway. Religious procession took place under the ringing of the bells of a mobile belfry. The procession was led by the rector of the church of St. Sergius of Radonezh. Also, it was attended by the head of the regional traffic police, employees of the State traffic inspectorate of the Krasnodar Territory, traffic police inspectors and members of the public.