The operation "Pedestrian" is performed by a capital State traffic inspectorate from October 15 to October 31.
As reported the UNIAN in Department of public relations of UGAI GUMVD of Ukraine in Kiev, in 9 months of this year on roads of the capital it happened 917 dorozhno - transport incidents to participation of pedestrians. In them 85 people were lost and 881 was traumatized. "In view of the fact that nearly a half of all road events in the city happens to participation of this category of participants of traffic, the management of a capital State traffic inspectorate made the decision to perform such operation. Its main objective - decrease in number of road incidents with pedestrians. Within two weeks inspectors of traffic police more attention will pay to that drivers gave the chance to pedestrians without fear to cross the road on "zebra". And, certainly, GAI will double the watch over pedestrians that they, in turn, behaved circumspectly", - it is noted in the message.
"Traffic regulations equally break both drivers, and pedestrians. Daily our employees reveal to 100 facts of the wrong crossing of the street. At the same time since the beginning of year more than 12 thousand protocols on drivers who didn't let pass to pedestrians on "zebras" are made. During operation inspectors will track observance of Rules by all participants of traffic, and to violators will take measures of administrative influence", - the chief of a capital State traffic inspectorate Anatoly SIRENKO told.
By the plan of operation are provided as well actions of preventive character. Staff of GAI of Kiev will give thematic lectures on Traffic regulations at the enterprises and in the capital organizations. As always, car inspectors will give special attention to schools where will conduct lessons of the road diploma.
As reminds GAI, according to the current legislation for crossing of the road in not resolved place the pedestrian is threatened by a penalty in the amount of 51 to 85 hryvnias. At the same time the administrative penalty for violation by drivers of rules of journey of crosswalks provides a penalty from 255 to 340 hryvnias. In case actions of participants of traffic entailed emergency creation, for the pedestrian the penalty increases to 170-255 hryvnias. As for drivers, for them penalties increase in such cases to 850 hryvnias.Besides the rights of driving for a period of 6 till 12 months can deprive of the driver. In both cases decisions on punishment are made by court.