The project provides for a reduction in the list of gross errors, for each of which the candidate for drivers is awarded five penalty points, from 17 to 15.

"The examination is terminated and the score" Failed "is given if the candidate has committed one violation, provided for by one of (15. -


) points of the examination sheet," - follows from the document.

At the same time, according to the new regulations, it is proposed to add to the list of gross errors "using a telephone and (or) other means of communication while driving", as well as "not wearing a seat belt" (in the current version of the exam, three penalty points are awarded for this error).

Earlier, the head of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate of Russia, Mikhail Chernikov, said that after the new rules for passing the driver's license exam came into force on April 1, 2021, inspectors will pay special attention to checking driving skills on highways, junctions and intersections.

In September, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia announced the development of new rules for passing the driving license exam, which will enter into force on April 1, 2021.

The project provides for the refusal to test practical driving skills in closed areas, as well as adjusting the list of errors and violations for which penalty points are set.

Autoexpert Vyacheslav Subbotin, in an interview with Nation News, commented on changes to the rules for passing the license exam.