In Russia, tens of thousands of taxi drivers are unable to go to work

The Chairman of the Duma Committee on state construction Vyacheslav Lysakov said that the 1 of June for work are unable to leave thousands of drivers not having the rights of the Russian sample. About it reports “Interfax”.

According to Lysakova, drivers are afraid to drive, because now they face prohibitively high penalties. He added that the new law on the prohibition of work for drivers with foreign rights may lead to a surge of corruption, as companies begin to negotiate with the traffic police.

Lysakov said that the responsibility for this situation lies with the Ministry of transport and the subjects of the Russian Federation who have not established a logistical base for a retake right. For example, to truck drivers could retake the rights necessary cargo area, but most driving schools they are not.

The MP stressed that in Moscow more than 50 percent of taxi drivers are foreign law. Due to the fact that they do not come to work, can hurt the locals.

In Russia since June 1 came into force ban for drivers who has no rights Russian sample. For violations of this prohibition to individuals face fines of from five to 15 thousand rubles, and legal entities – 50 thousand rubles. To rights drivers have to pass an exam, as a bill to extend the exchange of national rights in the Russian have not yet been approved.