The Draft Law on automatic weight control has registered at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
The Draft Law “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Certain Issues of Implementation of Dimensional and Weight Control" (registration number 9391) has registered at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
This is the result of the joint efforts of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Reform Support Team of the Ministry and the Transport Committee of the Verkhovna Rada.
Thus, the bill provides:
• the possibility of automatic fixation of offenses connected with the exceeding of the weight standards established by the legislation for the transportation of goods without the permission;
• increase the amount of fines for the exceeding of the weight standards established by the legislation for the transportation of goods without the permission;
• the imposition of an administrative fine for the drivers which transporting passengers or goods, for non-compliance to stop the vehicle or non-fulfilment to the requirements of the authorized officials of the central executive authority, which ensures the implementation of the state safety policy on ground transport;
The bill is aimed on to preserve state roads and use them in accordance with the technical conditions of operation.
The introduction of automatic weight control of vehicles is an element of ensuring road safety on highways.