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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of January 5, 2008 No. 313-3

About traffic

(as amended on 13-07-2016)

Accepted by the House of Representatives on December 17, 2007

Approved by Council of the Republic on December 20, 2007

This Law determines legal and organizational basis of traffic in the Republic of Belarus for the purpose of protection of life and health of physical persons, and also protection of the rights, legitimate interests and property of physical persons and legal entities.

Chapter 1. General provisions

Article 1. The legislation of the Republic of Belarus in the field of traffic

The legislation of the Republic of Belarus in the field of traffic is based on the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus and consists of this Law, Traffic regulations and other acts of the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.

If the international treaty of the Republic of Belarus establishes other rules, than those which are provided by this Law then are applied rules of the international treaty of the Republic of Belarus.

Article 2. Traffic regulations

Traffic regulations determine procedure for traffic in the Republic of Belarus and contain:

rights and obligations of participants of traffic;

the main terms and concepts applied in the field of traffic, and also their determination;

description and image of road traffic lights, route signs, road marking, identification signs of vehicles;

the list of defects of vehicles and conditions under which participation of vehicles in traffic is forbidden;

basic provisions about the admission of vehicles to participation in traffic;

other provisions in the field of traffic.

Article 3. Participants of traffic

Participants of traffic are the physical persons which are within the road in (on) the vehicle or out of it, except for the traffic controllers and workers who are carrying out in accordance with the established procedure on the road repair and other work.

Treat participants of traffic:

transport driver, self-propelled machine;

pedestrian;

passenger;

rider, driver of the cattle;

the person trained in control of the motorized vehicle, the self-propelled machine and which is in them;

person taking qualification practice examination for the right of control of the motorized vehicle, the self-propelled machine.

Article 4. Common laws and obligations of participants of traffic

Participants of traffic have the right on:

providing safe conditions of traffic;

obtaining from state bodies and from authorized officers of reliable information about traffic conditions, about the reasons of veering, introduction of temporary prohibition or temporary restriction of movement on roads, product quality, the works and services connected with traffic safety control;

receipt of medical care in case of the road accident;

appeal according to the procedure, established by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus, actions (failure to act) of the state bodies authorized by them the organizations and their service employees performing state regulation, management and control in the field of traffic;

compensation caused to them and (or) their property of harm according to the procedure, established by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.

Participants of traffic have other rights in the field of traffic provided by Traffic regulations and other acts of the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.

Participants of traffic shall:

nobility and observe the requirements of Traffic regulations relating to them;

be effective honesty, correctly, be attentive and mutually polite, not create obstacles and danger to traffic;

take measures for non-admission of pollution of roads and the environment, including not to throw out garbage and other objects out of specially allotted places;

fulfill other duties in the field of traffic established by this Law, Traffic regulations and other acts of the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.

Participants of traffic are forbidden to damage roads and technical means of the organization of traffic.

Article 5. Car driver license

The car driver license - the document confirming the right of control of the motorized vehicle or the self-propelled machine of the corresponding category.

In the Republic of Belarus are issued:

the car driver license on the right of control of the moped, motorcycle, the car, structure of vehicles, tram, trolleybus;

the car driver license on the right of control of the wheel tractor, self-propelled machine (certificate of the tractor operator-driver).

Effective period of the car driver licenses issued in the Republic of Belarus constitutes ten years if other is not provided by legal acts of the Republic of Belarus. The car driver licenses issued till February 1, 2011 keep the action during the term for which they were issued.

In case of exchange of the car driver licenses issued till February 1, 2011, to category and subcategory of motorized vehicles, structures of vehicles on which the right of management is granted are determined by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

The persons which are temporarily staying or temporarily living in the Republic of Belarus have the right to operate motorized vehicles, the self-propelled vehicles in the territory of the Republic of Belarus in the presence of the valid car driver license issued by foreign state, conforming to requirements of the Convention on traffic signed in Vienna on November 8, 1968 or the valid car driver license issued by foreign state and constituted in one of state languages of the Republic of Belarus, or the valid car driver license issued by foreign state and accompanied with the translation of the text of the car driver license into one of state languages of the Republic of Belarus certified in accordance with the established procedure.

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