The traffic police tightens control over drunk drivers throughout the holidays, the press service of the department said.
“Throughout the holidays, the traffic police tightens control over drunk drivers. Patrolling is carried out in crowded places, ”the report said.
As noted, we are talking about entrances to shopping centers, places of recreation and entertainment, where traffic jams and emergencies are possible.
“During the New Year holidays, additional traffic police units took to the roads, especially in regional centers and large cities,” the department added.
Everywhere, as indicated, it is planned to conduct mass inspections and operations, which are aimed at “preventing violations and identifying drivers who drive vehicles while intoxicated.”
Earlier in the Ministry of Emergency Situations announced the introduction of high alert for the period of New Year and Christmas holidays.
In mid-November, the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for Road Safety, Jean Todt, named the causes of death on Russian roads.
In his opinion, these include gaps in the education of drivers and pedestrians, as well as drunk driving and insufficiently strict prosecution of violators.
“New Sevastopol” reported that every tenth accident in the city in 2019 occurred through the fault of drunk drivers.