The SC noted the insufficient level of control over the transport of children
MOSCOW, February 3. /TASS/. Russia’s investigative Committee notes the insufficient level of control over the transportation of large groups of children. TASS reported on Sunday the official representative of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.
“As the investigative practice shows, the organizers and the carriers ignore the requirements established by the legislation on the safe transport of groups of children, do not pay attention to weather conditions, technical condition of vehicles and do not inform the competent authorities about these trips,” said Petrenko.
It is recommended that responsible for the transportation of children in case of impossibility of compliance is to refuse to travel.
On Sunday morning a bus carrying children EN route from Yartsevo Smolensk region, Kaluga, fell on the territory Babyninskaya district of Kaluga region. The bus was carrying more than 40 people, most — children. The accident killed seven people and injured 38.
The fact of the accident, the Central office of SK are investigating a criminal case under part 3 of article 238 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Rendering services not meeting requirements of safety, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons), under which detained the owner of the bus. Another criminal case on violation of rules of accident brought the police. In this case the arrested driver of the bus.