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This year, 25 people died on the roads of Crimea in road accidents caused by drunk drivers.

CrimeaPRESS reports:

Police remind: drunk drivers are one of the most pressing threats to road safety. Drunk driving accidents are classified as serious offences. For 10 months of the current year out of 1 267 accidents that occurred on the roads of Crimea, 152 occurred with the participation of drivers driving vehicles with signs of intoxication. As a result of such «drunken accidents» , people died and 202 received various injuries. The latest example of such a fatal accident is HERE.

The State traffic inspectorate appeals to all road users with a request not to remain indifferent to the problem of drunk driving, to promptly report to the police about drivers who behave inappropriately on the road, drive a car while intoxicated. Inspectors stand ready to take necessary prompt action to respond to reports of drunk driving.

Driving while intoxicated is punishable by an administrative fine in the amount of 30 thousand rubles and deprivation of the right to drive vehicles for a period of 1.5 to 2 years. A repeated violation threatens a drunk driver with criminal liability under Art. 264.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Violation of the rules of the road by a person subjected to administrative punishment”) , the traffic police reminded.

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