The government approved amendments to the regulation, which provides for measures to reduce the number of deaths on the roads by at least 30%, in particular provided 226 600 000 UAH for the purchase of more than 1 million light reflective vests for students. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine, reports
According to the press service of the Ministry, at the meeting today the government approved changes in the State program of increasing the level of road safety in Ukraine for the period until 2020. The program’s funding for 2018-2020 is 8700000000 hryvnia. “For the first time the state has allocated a guaranteed annual funding on the security of Ukrainian roads is 5% of the Road Fund. Our goal is to reduce fatalities on the roads by at least 30% by 2020. We repair roads, and they increase safety for all road users: drivers and pedestrians, and most importantly – children. This year the program includes new measures to increase the level of safety of children on the road, which included the purchase of over a million reflective vests for students. It allocated – 226 600 000 UAH”, – said the Minister. According to him, also this year, the device 104 provides the solution to ring type, the establishment of about 15 000 road signs, the acquisition of 339 systems of automatic fixing of violations of traffic rules and the like. Also provides additional funds to improve the safety of roads and the financing of new activities – places for accommodation of dimensional-weight control for stopping and checking of vehicles with overload. We will remind, in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine registered a draft law increasing fines for violating the rules of use of safety belts or helmets. In the case of the bill the penalty for unfastened seat belt will increase from 51 to 510 UAH.