Information on traffic violations: digitalization
On 17 March, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted Resolution No 180 “On Approval of the Procedure for Free Provision (including via the Internet) of Information on Administrative Offenses in the Field of Road Transport Safety, Recorded in Automatic Mode, to Persons for whom Vehicles are Registered and/or Direct Users of Such Vehicles”.
The Resolution approves the Procedure for the free provision of information on an administrative offence in the field of road transport safety recorded in automatic mode.
Information can be received by the responsible persons:
- a natural person (under whom the vehicle is registered);
- the head of the legal person for whom the vehicle is registered (or the person who acts as the head);
- the proper user of the vehicle concerned, if the vehicle has been entered in the Unified State Register of Vehicles.
Upon request, the responsible person shall apply to the territorial service centre of the Ministry of Internal Affairs regardless of the registration of residence or registration of the vehicle with an appropriate application, stating the desired method of obtaining information and the subscriber number of the mobile communication device and/or e-mail address.
A report of a recorded traffic offense will include the following information:
- the authority that took the decision to impose a penalty for an administrative offense;
- title, name of the person who issued the decision on the administrative offense;
- the date of the decision (ruling);
- Article of the Code of Administrative Offenses that has been breached;
- identifier for accessing information on the official website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
A photo or video of the vehicle at the time of the offense must be available on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The Ministry of Internal Affairs is obliged to make the information searchable through its website with the vehicle number plate, series and registration number of the vehicle registration certificate form.
If there is no information indicated, the service will provide an appropriate message.
It is also possible to receive notifications of traffic fines in the “Diya” app.
If a traffic offender who has been caught by a traffic camera pays their fine within 10 banking days of receiving the notice, they will be able to pay only 50 per cent of the amount of the fine.
Given the above, we believe that this information resource is cost-effective and efficient.