The Ministry of transport: fines for heavy vehicles without route maps the first time will be minimum

ROSTOV-ON-DON, November 14. /Corr.TASS Dmitry Bulanin/. Penalties for owners of 12-ton trucks, which are not bought route map is yet to be determined. The first time the punishment will be minimal, said the transport Minister Maxim Sokolov.

“In the state Duma are amendments that will make flat rate for offenders, who are the owners – both individuals and legal entities. Now it is fully not regulated,” – said Sokolov. He added that monitoring will be carried out by traffic police.

“We will endeavour to take such measures, which at first would be minimally disturbed those who, for whatever reason, including their own lack of organization, did not have time to buy a card. But this period will be quite short,” said Sokolov.

Trucks with a permissible maximum weight exceeding 12 tonnes from November 15 will be charged for each mile of way on Federal highways in the Russian Federation 1.53 per ruble. Such fees, according to the decree of the RF government dated 3 November, will continue until 29 February 2016.

In each region will be installed at least one service office, the country will open at least 100. Owners of heavy trucks in any of them you will receive special on-Board unit that is installed in the car. Motion data of the vehicle transmitted in the automatic mode to the information centre, after which a cancellation fee. The second payment option is the route map. The system will be distributed 50.7 thousand kilometers of Federal roads and more than 2 million users.