Ambulances were not allowed to RAM their hindering the passage of vehicles

Ambulances are not allowed to RAM them prevent the passage of cars. The relevant provision previously proposed by members of the Public chamber, was not included in the bill introduced in the state Duma, has declared “to Interfax” the first Deputy head of the faction “United Russia” Andrei Isayev.

“From what the ambulance rammed the car, not the fact that she will be able to provide then with expert medical care. Our task is not to punish the person who missed the ambulance, but to save the patient. And if a RAM would be done — you understand that everything is possible: the ambulance will stop and we will call the next crew,” he said.

The document was submitted to the Duma on 27 January. The text published on the website of the lower house of Parliament. Under the bill, in the absence of harm do not miss the special vehicle motorist can be fined 1.5 thousand rubles, or deprived of the rights for the term from six months to a year.

If the result of the actions of the driver caused serious bodily harm, the document envisages the penalty of deprivation of liberty for a term up to two years and deprivation of the right to engage in certain activities for three years. If it is determined that the failure to provide advantage in movement to vehicles resulted in death, the driver of the car could be jailed for up to four years.

In December of 2016 members of the Public chamber was going to propose to allow ambulances and emergency RAM incorrectly parked cars obstructing the entrance to the courtyard. Later this issue was discussed in the Ministry of health.

Earlier in January in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 21-year-old man died after entering his yard the ambulance was blocked by a car. As a result, to get to the patient, doctors took 13 minutes instead of three.