The Parliament of Georgia adopted in the third reading with 77 votes the bills on amendments to the “Code of Administrative Offenses” and the law “On Road Traffic”, which will affect road safety issues.
The government’s legislative initiative was presented at the plenary session by Deputy Interior Minister Alexander Darakhvelidze.
According to him, after the second reading, only editorial comments were made in the draft law “On Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses of Georgia”.
In particular, part of the changes will affect the increase in the fine provided for speeding. The changes will also affect the issue of noise regulation. A government decree determines the permissible noise level, and driving a vehicle that produces noise exceeding the established norms entails a fine and a reduction in points on a driver’s license.
The fine will also entail the intentional sliding of the car and / or the implementation of a circular rotation due to sliding, the so-called. drift, with the exception of participation in a professional sporting event held in accordance with the procedure established by law.
The law will enter into force on the 15th day after publication, while the noise regulations will come into force on January 1, 2024.