Traffic police will start working in Ukraine in summer 2017. This was announced by deputy head of the National Police of Ukraine Kostyantyn Bushuyev, the press service of Ministry of Internal Affairs reports.
According to Bushuyev, the final stage of formation of the new structure should be completed in December next year. He noted that the responsibilities of traffic police employees will include road safety.
"In particular, police will widely apply the rules of administrative law. They will also respond to the existence of a criminal nature, which will be identified at the patrol site." the Interior Ministry claimed.
Bushuyev also assured that the National police leadership will not stop on the establishment of traffic police. According to him, a number of legislative amendments was registered in Parliament today, which should allow police to carry out projects of automatic fixing of offenses.
"After the adoption of these legislative changes, I can assure you that the issue of road safety will be implemented in better shape," he said.