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Insight | Around Russia  | 13.10.21

Russia to Tighten Penalties for Drunk Driving

Due to the fault of drunk drivers, 13,800 accidents happened on Russian roads in 2020 (the results of this year have not been announced yet) and 3,600 people died in them. And even though the overall death rate on the roads is decreasing, it is drunk drivers who cause concern in the government – almost

Insight | Kazan  | 11.10.21

Most Kazan Taxi Drivers Ready to Give Colleagues a Helping Hand

Many taxi drivers in Kazan get along well with each other. Thus, 43 per cent of respondents consider other motorists to be colleagues and the other 21 per cent even call them friends.  As stated by the analysts, regardless of the taxi company or aggregator with which people cooperate, 80 per cent of drivers communicate

Insight | Around Russia  | 28.05.21

Most Russian Drivers Familiar With People’s Car-Sharing

In Russia, the service of providing cars by subscription is gaining more and more popularity. Over the two years of the pandemic, the number of operators has grown significantly but not all drivers are still familiar with this service, which follows from the results of a survey conducted by the Romir research holding.    Six

Insight | Around Russia  | 23.12.20

Russian Drivers Named Favourite Alternative Transport

Specialists of the AUTOSTAT agency and Auto Mail.ru portal conducted an online survey of more than 13 thousand respondents in the autumn of 2020, following which they found out what Russian drivers use as an alternative transport to a personal car.  According to the results of the study, 37% of respondents use public transport, 30%

Recommended | Insight | Omsk  | 22.11.20

Omsk Drivers to Be Paid 25,000 Rubles for Helping Doctors

In Omsk, the search has started for drivers who are ready to help doctors and drive them to patients’ homes. Such an action was launched by the All-Russian People’s Front and gave it the name “autovolunteering”, om1 reports.    It is noted that everyone who is ready to help doctors is promised to get a

Culture | Visit | Omsk  | 23.10.20

Omsk Water Utilities Congratulates Citizens on Motorist Day

On Sunday, October 25, Russia will celebrate Motorist Day which is met with an excellent performance by employees of the motor transport department of Omsk Water Utilities. Over the past 5 years, the vehicle fleet of the enterprise has been renewed by more than 50 per cent and now there are 240 vehicles.  It is

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 09.08.20

Urals Drivers Arranged Races to Check Skills After Quarantine

The drivers from the Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, and Chelyabinsk regions arranged car races for the first time since the start of the pandemic, e1.ru reported.   The organizer of the race, Yana Krupyanko,  said that 45 drivers from the Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, and Chelyabinsk regions competed for the title of the fastest one. The drivers competed in

Moscow | Insight  | 03.08.20

Moscow College First Released Female Locomotive Driver

The Moscow College of Rail and Urban Transport first released a girl locomotive driver. Previously, only men could study for this profession, TASS reports. Sofia Dorofeeva became a graduate and received an honours degree.  During her studies in college, the girl, together with her classmates, trained their skills on simulators, disassembled and assembled the automatic

Recommended | Events | Visit  | 30.05.20

Special Training for Military Motorist Day Conducted in Chelyabinsk

 In honour of the Military Motorist’s Day, exercises were held at the racetracks of almost all the training centres in Russia. In the Chelyabinsk region, the crews of multi-ton mobile workshops based on the Ural all-terrain vehicle demonstrated accident-free driving: high-speed maneuvering, ramp driving, and fording, chelTV reports. It is noted that every year, over

Insight | Around Russia  | 28.05.20

Experts Noted 40% Decrease in Number of Road Accidents

The number of road traffic accidents and Russians affected by them decreased in April 2020 by 40 per cent due to restrictive measures introduced against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, RIA News reports.  According to the Deputy Head of the State Traffic Inspectorate, Oleg Ponaryin, the death toll was reduced by 23 per cent.