Drivers entered Prohibition

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a prohibition for drivers who are completely prohibited from drinking and driving.The Act also provided for a ban on the operation of vehicles in a state of narcotic or other toxic substances.Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a prohibition for drivers who are completely prohibited from drinking and driving.The Act also provided for a ban on the operation of vehicles in a state of narcotic or other toxic substances.

changes are made in the article of the Federal Law "On Road Traffic Safety", the Kremlin press service.Earlier, on July 2 this law was passed by the State Duma and 14 July approved by the Federation Council.

Simultaneously with the adoption of this law is provided to recognize as invalid the norm Code of Administrative Offences, admits the possibility of driving the vehicle in the presence of the body of the driver of absolute ethanol at a concentration of up to 0.3 grams per liter of blood, or up to 0.15 milligrams per literexpired air, said

RIA Novosti.

This concentration of alcohol in the driver's body was provided on average a glass of dry white wine, 40 grams of vodka or half a liter of beer.Thus, from a legal point of eliminating the allowable rate of alcohol in the blood of drivers.

Dni.Ru As written, the initiator of the introduction in Russia of Prohibition for drivers, the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev."We are not yet ready to ensure that permit the use of alcohol at the wheel, even in small, limited quantities, because it is, unfortunately, provokes real drinking before a person gets behind the wheel", - he explained the head of state in an interview.

According to statistics, Russia ranks third in the world in the number of car accidents.The number of cars in the country has been steadily increasing.So, only in Moscow over the past 20 years the number of vehicles has increased four times and reached four million.

Thus every 14th road accident is the fault of drunk drivers in Russia.Because of their actions in the past year, killing about two thousand Russians, and injured more than 18 thousand people.Nevertheless, every year the traffic police inspectors detained about a million motorists who are intoxicated.