Журнал Viche 2011 №19

№19, 2011

Guilty in the accident replace...the traffic police

At the crossroad two cars smashed. While the drivers having put warning triangles, sort out their things, examine dents and scratches, the congestion is made. And it slows down the movement till police officers arrive and document an accident...

A similar situation today can be seen in metropolitan areas and in relatively small towns. But there seem to be a solution.

On September, 18 the Law “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on accidents and insurance payments” came into force. Under the provisions of these documents the participants of insignificant accidents have the right to independently register materials of accident.

The editor asked Major-General Serhiy Budnyk the Head of Research Centre for Road Safety attached to the Ministry of Ukraine to comment on the innovations.