In the Kremlin consider that the issues truck drivers must engage in core departments

In the Kremlin consider that the issues truck drivers must engage in core departments


MOSCOW, December 4. In the Kremlin do not consider that problems paid the passage of heavy vehicles should engage in the administration of the President of the Russian Federation, but I hope that a compromise will be found.

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The Ministry of transport: economic and technical reasons to eliminate the system “Platon” no

“Still don’t believe that this is the agenda of the presidential administration, it is the agenda of the relevant agencies (Ministry of transport),” – said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

In his view, “certain measures are being taken”. “And I hope that those who are interested in the topic, they will receive answers to their questions”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.

He also drew attention to the fact that on Friday the state Duma was considering the reduction of fines.

“This issue is under active consideration, of course, it should be addressed in the dialogue that occurs between the responsible Ministry, the Ministry of transport, and directly those who have questions,” said Sands.

Fines reduced

The state Duma adopted on Friday in the second and once in the third readings of the bill fixing the fees on Federal highways with trucks weighing over 12 tons, and reducing the penalties for its absence.

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The operator of the system “Plato” will annually receive 10.6 billion

Deputies amended the law “On automobile roads and road activities in the Russian Federation” that reinforce the norm that “vehicles with permissible weight over 12 tons, on highways of General use of Federal importance shall be allowed subject to payment on account of compensation of harm caused by roads of such vehicles”. Such charge and order of its collection are established by the government of the Russian Federation, according to the draft.

Simultaneously, the house passed amendments to the Code of administrative offences (Cao RF), according to which the movement of heavy trucks without paying on Federal roads subject to a penalty imposed on truck drivers of foreign road carriers, as well as the Russian owners of heavy trucks, in the amount of 5 thousand rubles In case of repeated offence the fine will be doubled.

As noted earlier, first Deputy Chairman of the Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Vyacheslav Lysakov, the amendment is “a step forward towards the carriers.” “The sanctions are reduced repeatedly, with 500 thousand rubles – up to 5-10 thousand rubles,” he said. Lysakov also added that the project introduces the concept of multiplication – not more than 1 penalty per day for any number of detecting a violation, and allowed post-payment instead of prepayment.

About the system “Platon”

System “Platon”, providing the toll for heavy vehicles with a permissible maximum weight exceeding 12 tonnes for travel on Federal highways is available from 15th November.

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The unions believe that the problems of truckers associated with the work in the “shadow” sector of the market

Until March 1, 2016, trucks to pay 1,53 rubles per kilometer, in the future, the rate will increase. The funds collected by the vehicles coming to the Federal road Fund will be allocated as grants on the Federal and regional road projects, including those that are implemented on the PPP principles.

According to Rosavtodor, in the “Plato” registered more than 70 thousand of transport companies and entrepreneurs with a total fleet size of more than 600 thousand cars (60% of vehicles weighing over 12 tons operating on the market of automobile cargo transportation).

Truck drivers, unhappy with the introduction of a new collection, hold a protest.