In the city of Revda, Sverdlovsk region due to uncleared snow from the roads was closed most of the bus routes. On Thursday, January 12, reported on the website of the regional Department of the traffic police.
“Suspended the movement of nearly all buses. The reason was revealed numerous violations of the maintenance of the road network: deep ruts, snow roll, snow shafts at pedestrian crossings”, — stated in the message of management.
The exception was made only for long-distance buses and route 7, which runs on the middle Ural copper smelter.
It is noted that such measures can be adopted in other cities of the region, since in recent times due to the poor condition of the roads has increased the number of accidents.
In March 2016, the specialists of the Federal road Agency (Rosavtodor) declared that improving the quality of Federal highways leads to an increase in the number of accidents. The Agency said that over the past year the number of accidents on Federal roads decreased by 11 percent and the number of fatalities decreased by 15 percent.