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 Interior Minister Avakov: Cabinet endorses tougher penalties for traffic violations including drunk driving

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The Interior Ministry's proposals to amend legal acts regulating road-traffic safety were approved at today’s special meeting of the government.

Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov wrote in his blog on Censor.NET.

He says the relevant papers will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada soon.

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The agency proposed to stiffen the punishment for violations covered in Article 286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of road-traffic safety regulations by drivers).

It is also proposed to make amendments to this article of the Code that will provide for holding drunk drivers separately liable for traffic violations.

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