The Ministry has prepared amendments to the law "On road safety", which include limiting the operating life of the car. According to "Kommersant", first of all we are talking about establishing a maximum age for commercial vehicles, which will be 15 years.
Amendments could enter into force from July 2015. Now the document is at the stage of collecting experts ' suggestions. Ban likely to be introduced gradually, as more than half of the Russian fleet of trucks and buses older than 15-20 years.
The Ministry of industry and trade, the necessity of the ban argued that the old trucks and buses are now the main threat to road safety. Manufacturers, in turn, believe that the new norm will be most effective to work in conjunction with state programs car recycling.
According to GAZ group and "AUTOSTAT", almost half of the buses in Russia over 15 years. 57 percent of trucks older than 20 years, and from light commercial vehicles (LCV) 34 percent exceeds 10 years.
The idea to ban older trucks, buses, LCVs is planned in 2013. Now she returned to including in order to keep shrinking in volume of the Russian market. For eight months of the trucks sales in the country fell by 17.5 percent.
Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Conor McGregor announced that he had signed a contract to host the fight according to the rules of Boxing American Floyd Mayweather. The athlete said that now awaiting a decision by al Haimona, who is representing Mayweather, the boxer.
People's artist of Russia, founder of the direction of painting "economise" Alexander Tikhomirov died in Blagoveshchensk. About it reported in a press-service of the government of the Amur region. The artist was 61 years old. The cause of death is not known. Tikhomirov was born in 1956 in the town of Elektrostal, Moscow oblast.
The flight WZ-9382 Red Wings airlines from Yekaterinburg to Antalya was delayed for 7.5 hours. This is evidenced by the on-line website of the carrier. The Tu-204 had to leave awagaman Koltsovo at 6:00 local time (4:00 GMT) on Thursday, may 18, but the flight was postponed to 13:30 (11:30 GMT).