The state traffic inspectorate is concerned by attempts to bribe the staff of GAI from drivers.
About it on a press - conferences were told by the head of the department of GAI Sergey Kolomiyets.
"The mass crime among participants of traffic, bribery frightens today", - he told.
According to Kolomiyts, since November 17 after coming into effect of the increased penalties for violation of the rules of traffic of GAI detained 118 people on suspicion in bribery attempts, in particular 116 people in Kiev.
On two facts criminal cases are brought.
Kolomiyets warns drivers about criminal liability for bribery.
At the same time, he reported that after introduction of the toughened penalties for violation of traffic regulations 7 cases of extortion are recorded from employees of GAI.
In GAI 59 groups of control of actions of staff of department are created.
It is known that earlier the Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko urged drivers not to bribe the staff of GAI.
On November 17 the increased penalties for driving by vehicles in a condition of alcoholic, drug or other intoxication by 10 times to 150-200 not the taxable minimum income of citizens, or 2 550-3 400 hryvnias came into force.