“There was a failure in the Federal Information System of the traffic Police, including the system of registration and examination units does not work,” the agency interlocutor said.
The traffic police and the mayor’s office differed in their estimates of the number of accidents in Moscow
According to him, measures are being taken to eliminate the problems. The source did not specify in what time frame the system can work.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation has confirmed a failure in the federal traffic police information system. “Regional units of the State Traffic Inspectorate were forced to suspend the provision of public services to citizens related to the registration of motor vehicles, the issuance of driver’s licenses, as well as restrict access to information about administrative fines imposed for traffic violations,” the Interior Ministry said. – Currently, the technical specialists of the department are making every effort to eliminate the consequences of a technical failure. <...> The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia apologizes for the inconvenience caused to citizens.”
The ministry called such failures isolated. “When they are identified, the department’s specialists immediately eliminate them, taking the necessary response measures,” the press center added.
On Saturday morning, Fontanka reported with reference to readers about a failure in the information system of the Interdistrict registration and examination departments of the traffic police in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region. All those who applied with documents to the traffic police were asked to come back on Sunday because of the inability to enter them into the system. The failure was confirmed by Fontanka and in various branches of St. Petersburg. According to employees, the system failed on Saturday morning both in the city and in the region. In another department, the publication was told that the problem was large-scale and covered the whole of Russia. The capital confirmed that in In Moscow and the region, work stopped due to a “technological failure”.