Video: Ministry Of Internal Affairs Proposed To Confiscate Cars From Drunk Drivers
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate of Russia made amendments to the draft of the new Code of Administrative Offenses (CAO), allowing the confiscation of cars from drivers who were re-caught drunk while driving. The agency "TASS" was informed about this by the deputy head of the State traffic inspectorate Vladimir Kuzin.
- Now the new Code of Administrative Offenses is being developed by an interdepartmental working group. It is planned to eliminate outdated requirements and add new ones, for example, to seize cars from drivers caught in a state of intoxication a second time behind the wheel within one year.
- It is expected that the new Code of Administrative Offenses will be adopted during 2020, and while various government departments continue to make proposals to it. It should come into force on January 1, 2021.
Now for driving a car while intoxicated or for transferring control to a drunk driver, they are punished with deprivation of rights for a period of one and a half to two years, as well as a fine of 30 thousand rubles. For a repeated violation within a year, there is a threat of withdrawal of rights for three years, a fine of 300 thousand rubles, or a criminal term of up to two years.