Video: People With Disabilities Were Offered To Be Exempted From Having To Pay For Parking. On One Condition
2023 Author: Natalie MacDonald | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 02:36
A bill has been submitted to the State Duma of the Russian Federation that relieves drivers with disabilities from the need to pay for parking, provided that the parking spaces allocated for them are occupied. Earlier, the Moscow City Duma was offered to make a similar decision, but the idea was rejected.
- The authors of the bill argue that the current situation does not fully guarantee the availability of free parking spaces for disabled drivers. The legislation now provides for the allocation of 10% of parking lots for such motorists, but they are often occupied by ordinary drivers. In this case, disabled people are forced to park on a general basis and, accordingly, pay either parking services or fines.
- “We propose to exempt disabled people from parking fees if all the places designated for their cars are occupied and they had to park in a free, but paid place,” - quotes “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” one of the authors of the initiative of the deputy Yaroslav Nilov.
The bill proposes to amend the law on social protection of disabled people and provide for the amendments for the possibility of free placement of cars with the sign "Disabled" "in the event that all the places intended for free parking of vehicles driven by disabled people, transporting disabled persons or children in the paid public parking lot- disabled people are busy. " It is not specified how the occupancy of places intended for disabled people at the time of an attempt to park will be recorded.
- The bill was sent to the Chairman of the State Duma, as well as to the Committee on Labor, Social Policy and Veterans Affairs. Whether he will get to full consideration is still unknown.
- In November last year, the Moscow City Duma refused to exempt disabled drivers and transporting disabled persons from fines for non-payment of parking (it was proposed to implement this through changes in the capital's Code of Administrative Offenses). It was stated that only 85 thousand privileged parking spaces have been allocated, while a number of categories of citizens can use them, and there are more than a million disabled people in Moscow.