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The Ministry of infrastructure intends to reduce the maximum speed of transport in urban areas to 50 km/h

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The Ministry of infrastructure approved the draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, according to which it is proposed to limit the allowed vehicle speed in settlements to 50 km/h. this was reported by the press service of “Ukravtodor”.

“In Europe the issue of road safety is a priority. Reduction of speed in settlements of only 10 km/h by 90% saves people’s lives in case of accidents”, – the press service quoted the words of Slawomir Nowak, the head of the State Agency of automobile roads of Ukraine.

The project assumed that the speed of movement of vehicles in the settlements will be reduced from 60 to 50 km/h. While in the night time (from 23:00 to 6:00) will be authorized speed not exceeding 60 km/h. Thus the legislation of Ukraine should move towards European standards.

Later, the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian proposed to reduce the maximum speed of the transport in residential areas of the city to 30 kmM. this he wrote in a comment on his page in Facebook during the discussion of the privacy office minifrastruktury intention to reduce the maximum speed of transport in cities up to 50 km/h.

“In residential areas it is advisable to introduce a 30 km/h”, – wrote the Minister.

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As earlier reported, the State Agency of automobile roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) has proposed to reduce the maximum speed of traffic on roads in settlements to 50 km/h.

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