Drivers explained all the key points.
Possible changes in the validity of driving permits periodic verification of knowledge and skills will not affect the owners of long-term documents, and will also touch on certain categories of motorists.
About this on his page in Facebook said the head of the Main service centre of the Ministry of internal Affairs Vladislav Crickley.
The official noted that the relevant draft amendments to the law “On road traffic” is still in the development stage, and the EU Directive while has recommendatory character.
“All developments will undergo a thorough consultation and public comment. Today or tomorrow nothing will change”, – he explained.
Crickley highlighted that drivers who at the time of entry into force of the new rules will have a driving license with validity for 30, 50 years and perpetuity, will be able to use the certificate in accordance with the specified period in them, since the law is not retroactive.
“In the second half of 2017 will be presented for consideration to the profile Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of the draft law, according to which driver’s licenses will have additional categories (for example, tricycles, ATVs, etc.).The validity will be from 5 to 15 years depending on the categories,” he said.
Thus, according to him, the drivers of category “In” will be able to use their driver’s license for 15 years, and the drivers of category “C” and “D” is 5 years.
“After the completion of the period of validity, the driver must undergo a medical examination to test mental and physical conformity. The issue of confirmation of practical and theoretical skills of drivers, though it will relate solely to the professional category “C” and “D” categories of commercial vehicles, which pose an increased danger to road users,” added the official.
In addition Crickley assured that in order to avoid corruption risks, the Ministry of interior relies on the creation of the Ministry of health an electronic registry of certificates – “elimination of various fictitious “paper” delivered to your home or office”, as well as working on a new exam system.
“All the legislative initiatives are under development will be carefully prepared, discussed and only then implemented. Citizens will be provided with clear explanations and proposals will have only positive character in the plane of the observance by drivers of traffic rules”, – he concluded.
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