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The Ministry of health approved an order on the retention until the end of the year the existing rules of medical examination of drivers, reports TASS with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
The new rules will be introduced on 1 January 2021. According to them, some motorists will have to pass additional tests to identify addiction to alcohol and drugs, but only by the decision of the doctor-psychiatrist.
The Ministry explained that the introduction of the measures was postponed to give time for the regions to be fully prepared, and “to make the process of expert discussion, a more detailed”. “In practice, for citizen adoption of this document [the new order] will mean that within the framework of the medical examination will act the old order,” — said the Ministry of health.
Earlier it was reported that on 1 July in Russia will change some of the rules for drivers. For example, will be banned imports of equipment with the right wheel of categories M2 and M3 (construction equipment, dump trucks, trucks with cranes, passenger buses and minibuses). Earn more stringent conditions for the importation of RHD vehicles, will become more complex, their operation and registration. Motorists will have to send the car to the lab, to get a resolution on the tuning.
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