During May holidays the situation on highways of Ukraine sharply worsened. It was declared today to journalists by the Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko.
"It occurred because our people continue, having drunk, to take the wheel, without thinking of tragic consequences. At the same time in comparison with the similar period of last year we have 460 corpses less and on 2600 - injured", - he told.
The minister also reported that all responsible for resonant road accidents who occurred lately in Kharkov, Chernigov and Exactly are detained now. "Charge is personally brought to them", - he told.
According to Yu.Lutsenko, the consequence on these criminal cases will last 2-3 months. He also noted that only in 25% of cases the court makes the decision on withdrawal of the driving license for drink driving. "Therefore we hope that the Verkhovna Rada after May 13 everything is will make changes to the law on traffic for strengthening of responsibility of such drivers", - the minister told.