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Arseniy Yatsenyuk demands to ensure compliance of safety standards at passenger transport with European requirements
16.03.2015 | 15:21
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

A truck and a passenger bus, which collided in a tragic accident in Poltava region, had no relevant technical documentation and were re-equipped without permits. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at a meeting of the State Emergency Commission Monday, March 16.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk reminded in the crash of a truck and a passenger bus in the motorway in Poltava region seven people had been killed, nine – seriously injured.

"Both the truck and the passenger bus didn’t have relevant technical documentation and were re-equipped without any appropriate permits," he stressed.

He called as unacceptable the road traffic mortality rate and stressed that in 2014 deaths in road accidents had risen by 22%.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk accentuated the need to ensure compliance of vehicles carrying passengers with European safety standards, "Relevant re-equipment of such buses is possible only if it meets the safety norms".

 

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