2023 Author: Natalie MacDonald | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 02:36
The Ministry of Transport of Russia approved an order on the introduction of a new procedure for passing a technical inspection of cars. The maintenance operator will be obliged to photograph the vehicles being checked, and the images will be stored in the unified system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for five years.
- There should be two photos of the technical inspection - the car must be removed immediately before and after the inspection. Each photo must show the license plate of the car, its make and body color. After the inspection, the photographs are entered into the electronic diagnostic card.
- In addition, the traffic police received the right to conduct unscheduled inspections of technical inspection operators: both documentary and field. In addition, police officers will be able to make test purchases of diagnostic cards if they suspect that the company is selling them without actually diagnosing the car.
- The new rules for conducting technical inspection will come into force on March 1, 2021. Initially, the Ministry of Transport planned to introduce them on June 7, 2020, along with the establishment of a fine of 2,000 rubles for driving a car without a diagnostic card. The changes were later postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In the spring, the State Duma of Russia released cars from technical inspection, since the release of which less than four years have passed. From March 1, 2021, cars aged 4 to 10 years will have to undergo maintenance every two years, and cars over 10 years old - annually.