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RESOLUTION OF COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

of June 30, 2008 No. 972

About some questions of motor transportations of passengers

(as amended on 30-12-2020)

According to article 9 of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of August 14, 2007 "About road transport and motor transportations" the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus DECIDES: No. 278-Z

1. Approve Rules of motor transportations of passengers (are applied).

2. To the Ministry of Transport and Communications:

bring Rules of motor transportations of passengers to interested;

take other measures for implementation of this resolution.

3. To republican state bodies, local executive and administrative organs to bring the regulatory legal acts into accord with this resolution.

4. This resolution becomes effective since July 1, 2008, except for the paragraph of the tenth of part one of Item 28, of Item part five 29, of Item 152 and Item 155 of the Rules of motor transportations of passengers approved by this resolution which become effective in six months after official publication of this resolution.

Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus

S. Sidorsky

Approved by the Resolution of Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of June 30, 2008 No. 972

Rules of motor transportations of passengers

Chapter 1. General provisions

1. These rules are developed according to the Civil code of the Republic of Belarus, the Law of the Republic of Belarus of January 9, 2002 No. 90-Z "About consumer protection", the Law of the Republic of Belarus "About road transport and motor transportations" and other regulatory legal acts. These rules govern the relations arising under the organization and accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers, conditions and procedure for accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers, their baggage and (or) cabin baggage are determined, the rights are determined, responsibility and obligations of passengers, automobile carriers, customers of motor transportations of passengers, operators of motor transportations of passengers, owners of passenger terminals, operators of taxi, taxi dispatchers, dispatchers of motor transportations of passengers in the irregular message are established, other provisions provided by the Law of the Republic of Belarus "About road transport and motor transportations" and other legal acts are established.

2. In these rules terms and their determinations in the values established by the Law of the Republic of Belarus "About road transport and motor transportations" and also the following terms and their determinations are applied:

the category Sq.m bus – the bus which permitted maximum mass does not exceed 5000 kg;

the category M3 bus – the bus which permitted maximum mass exceeds 5000 kg;

motor transportations of passengers in the regular regular message – the motor transportations providing boarding-alighting of passengers on all stopping points of route;

motor transportations of passengers in the high-speed regular message – the motor transportations providing boarding-alighting of passengers on smaller number of stopping points of route in comparison with transportation along the same route in the regular regular message;

motor transportations of passengers in the express regular message – the motor transportations providing boarding-alighting of passengers on much smaller number of stopping points of route in comparison with motor transportation along the same route in the regular regular message including motor transportations of passengers without intermediate stopping points of route;

armoring of the place for journey – preliminary reservation of the place in the vehicle for motor transportation of passengers in the regular message;

the validator – the device intended for confirmation by the passenger of payment of travel by the bus by means of the electronic ticket, used in case of the automated payment system and journey payment control;

the driver – the physical person managing the vehicle and being in case of accomplishment of motor transportation of passengers by the representative of automobile carrier;

additional flight – the run of the bus entered in addition to the established runs on route for ensuring the increasing need for motor transportations of passengers;

information system of ticket sales – the information system allowing to get direct access to the database of schedules of movement of vehicles along routes, availability of spare spaces and other information on conditions of accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers in the regular message and allowing to make payment of journey of the passenger;

the cash summing-up register combined with taximeter – the special equipment of the car taxi intended for automatic detection of fare, informing the passenger on the amount of payment, seal of the payment document, and also accounting of indicators of work and the modes of use of the car taxi and product transmission in the control system of the cash equipment;

puncher – the mechanical, electromechanical, electronic or other device (depending on the applied payment system and control of payment of journey) intended for confirmation by the passenger of payment of journey in road transport by means of the ticket;

the conductor – the authorized person providing collection of fare of passengers in the regular message and transportation by them of baggage and (or) cabin baggage and also verification of presence at passengers of the travel documents and (or) documents confirming the right to privileges on payment of journey or on free pass in case of motor transportations of passengers in the regular message;

the controlling person – person authorized according to the legislation on control of observance of requirements of the legislation on road transport and motor transportations of passengers;

route – the established vehicle travel line between certain Items;

piece of luggage or cabin baggage large-sized – the objects having the sizes more than 100 x 60 x 40 cm or the amount of results of three dimensions more than 200 cm or weight more than 40 kg;

piece of luggage or cabin baggage undersized – the objects having the sizes no more than 60 x 40 x 20 cm or the amount of results of three dimensions no more than 120 cm and weight no more than 20 kg;

piece of luggage or cabin baggage srednemerny – the objects having the sizes no more than 100 x 60 x 40 cm or the amount of results of three dimensions no more than 200 cm and weight no more than 40 kg;

organized group of children – the group of children created by the customer of motor transportation of group of children;

stopping point of route – the established place of stop of the bus for boarding-alighting of passengers designated and equipped according to the legislation;

trip – one journey of the passenger during one run;

the schedule of movement – the established time schedule of accomplishment of runs by vehicles along routes of motor transportations of passengers in the regular message including arrival time and (or) departures of the vehicle for each stopping point of route (date, days of the week, hours and minutes of days);

run – way of the vehicle from route, initial to terminal stopping point, in forward or backward direction;

the route pattern – graphical representation of route with indication of stopping points of route;

rate – monetary value of cost of unit of service in motor transportation of passengers, their baggage and (or) cabin baggage for one trip, landing, one kilometer of journey, one hour of use of the vehicle, transportation of one piece of luggage and (or) cabin baggage, the announcement of cost of baggage and for other services;

the terminal of the employee of control and auditing service on road transport (further – control and auditing service) – the device for check of payment of journey by means of the electronic ticket of reusable use;

the vehicle – the motorized vehicle intended on the design and the equipment for motor transportations of passengers and baggage and (or) cabin baggage (the car, the bus);

the form of trip – the transport document applied in case of accomplishment of the international motor transportations of passengers in the irregular message and containing the passenger manifest, the information about automobile carrier, the bus, its crew and route of motor transportation in the form approved by the Ministry of Transport and Communications;

the school bus – the bus of category Sq.m or M3, intended for motor transportation of students in organizations of preschool, general secondary and vocational education, and also the children having sports training in specialized educational sports facilities, children's and youth sports schools (specialized schools of the Olympic reserve for children and young people) included in structure of clubs by the form (types) of sport in the form of the isolated structural divisions, to the venue of sporting or sports and mass event, conforming to requirements of the legislation.

3. Action of these rules does not extend to the organization and accomplishment of motor transportations of the passengers excluded from coverage of the Law of the Republic of Belarus "About road transport and motor transportations".

Chapter 2. Requirements to vehicles

4. The vehicle in case of accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers shall be in technically serviceable condition that is confirmed by availability of permission to the admission of the vehicle to participation in traffic and the international certificate of technical inspection (in case of the international motor transportations of passengers).

5. Compliance of vehicles to additional ecological and technical requirements shall be confirmed by certificates (in case of accomplishment of the international motor transportations of passengers to the states in which such requirements are imposed). Change of design of the vehicle shall be confirmed with the certificate on vehicle compliance with the changes made to its design to safety requirements.

6. The number of the transported passengers, mass of their baggage and (or) cabin baggage, mass of the vehicle and load of its axes shall not exceed the regulations established by the organization manufacturer.

7. The vehicles registered in the Republic of Belarus in case of accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers shall be drawn up according to requirements of these rules and other regulatory legal acts.

8. The inside of the vehicle shall be:

the business card containing the information about the driver and his photo;

information on the name (surname, own name, middle name (if that is available), the location (residence) and contact telephone numbers of automobile carrier;

information on the location of the book of notes and offers;

the route pattern or the general scheme of all routes with indication of names of all stopping points of route (in buses in case of accomplishment of city motor transportations of passengers in the regular message);

punchers in case of application of the corresponding payment system of journey and (or) validators in case of application of the automated payment system and control of payment of journey (in buses in case of accomplishment of city and suburban motor transportations of passengers in the regular message);

information on rates for city motor transportations of passengers in the regular message and transportation of cabin baggage (in buses in case of accomplishment of city motor transportations of passengers in the regular message);

information on the size of penalty for stowaway journey, vehicle capacity, seating capacity for sitting, and also texts "Emergency exit", designations of devices of emergency management by doors, emergency exits, the instruction about use of them (in buses in case of accomplishment of city, suburban, long-distance intraregional, long-distance interregional motor transportations of passengers in the regular message);

specially designated places (at least four) for passengers with children of preschool age, expectant mothers, disabled people and aged citizens (in category M3 buses in case of accomplishment of city motor transportations of passengers in the regular message);

the information texts containing numbering of places for sitting (in buses in case of accomplishment of suburban, long-distance intraregional, long-distance interregional and international motor transportations of passengers in the regular message).

9. Destination signs by bus, including in the form of electronic boards, shall contain information on number of route and (or) names of terminal stopping points of route according to requirements of the legislation.

10. In case of accomplishment of intra republican motor transportations of passengers in the regular message the equipment of satellite navigation shall be adapted based on the agreement on the organization of motor transportations of passengers in the regular message for the software of the navigation and information complexes used by customers of motor transportations of passengers in the regular message or operators of motor transportations of passengers.

11. For accomplishment of long-distance intraregional, long-distance interregional motor transportations of passengers (further if other is not established, - long-distance motor transportations of passengers) buses with the seats convenient for trips on long distance shall be used.

12. For accomplishment of the international motor transportations of passengers the buses having shall be used:

the seats convenient for trips on long distance;

the luggage section in amount is at least 0,1 of CBM counting on each passenger seat for sitting (in case of number of places for sitting from above 40);

the control device (tachograph) which passed metrological assessment according to the legislation on ensuring unity of measurements for data logging about movement of the bus and work of his drivers;

other equipment providing comfortableness of trip of passengers.

13. As cars taxi cars with seating capacity shall be used to sitting at least three.

The design and arrangement of doors of the car taxi shall provide convenient boarding-alighting of passengers (at least two passenger doors on the right side of the car).

The car taxi shall be painted in yellow color or have on all length on side surfaces strip of yellow color (the bandwidth of yellow color on doors shall be at least 200 mm with its prolongation on horizontal contours on all side surface of the car) and to conform to requirements to registration according to appendix 1.

On roof of the car taxi the identification lamp of orange color according to requirements according to appendix 2 shall be placed.

The car taxi shall have distinctive mark of servicing which the composition from the squares of black color located in chessboard order and which conforms to requirements according to appendix 3 is. The distinctive mark of servicing is applied on front and back walls of identification lamp and on the front doors of the car taxi. The distinctive mark of servicing on the front doors of the car taxi shall be located on yellow strip (in case of its availability).

Are applied on the right and left front doors of the car taxi the short name (surname and initials) automobile carrier, accounting number of the payer.

The car taxi (except for the car taxi which is carrying out the motor transportations of passengers cars taxi ordered with use of electronic information system with payment function via bank transfer (further – electronic information system) shall be equipped with the cash summing-up register combined with the taximeter which passed metrological assessment according to the legislation on ensuring unity of measurements and included in the State register of models (modifications) of the cash summing-up registers and special computer systems with the index of the modes of use of the car taxi (further – the index of the modes), other additional equipment of the cash summing-up register combined with taximeter, and control facility of tax authorities (further – SKNO).

The cash summing-up register combined with taximeter shall be established so that to provide availability of information to the passenger.

The index of the modes turned by sense lights outside, and SKNO (in the presence in the index of the modes of the connector for connection of SKNO) shall be placed in interior of the car taxi (except for the car taxi which is carrying out the motor transportations of passengers cars taxi ordered with use of electronic information system) in the right upper corner of windshield.

14. In interior of the car taxi on the place, visible to the passenger, the information plate containing in addition to the data specified in paragraphs second and third Item 8 of these rules, the name and the taxi dispatcher's phone shall be placed if motor transportations are carried out with use of its services, and also the plate on which all rates used by automobile carrier for this car are specified: rate for 1 km (day and night), outside the city, the cost of the subscription, cost of landing, idle time, the order of taxi by phone, other tariff conditions and example of calculation of payment of journey by several passengers.

15. In case of interior decor of the car taxi letters and digits at least 10 mm high, external - at least 15 mm are used.

16. Vehicles in which passengers make journey payment in cash (except as specified, the these rules provided by part two of Item 48) shall be equipped with the cash summing-up registers included in the State register of models (modifications) of the cash summing-up registers and special computer systems and used according to the legislation.

Chapter 3. Requirements to transport drivers

17. Drivers not more young 21 years having the car driver license on the right of control of vehicles, structures of vehicles of the corresponding category - "D" or "D" and "DE" are allowed to accomplishment of city and suburban motor transportations of passengers by buses.

18. The drivers having general length of service at least two years as the transport driver of category "D" are allowed to accomplishment of long-distance motor transportations of passengers by buses.

19. The drivers having general length of service at least two years as the transport driver of category "D" are allowed to accomplishment of the international motor transportations of passengers by buses of category Sq.m.

20. The drivers having general length of service the bus driver of category M3 at least three years are allowed to accomplishment of the international motor transportations of passengers by buses of category M3.

21. To accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers cars taxi allow drivers not more young than 20 years having the car driver license on the right of control of vehicles of category "B" and general years of service of driving at least two years or length of service as the car driver at least one year.

22. Drivers shall know requirements of the regulatory legal acts regulating the motor transportations of passengers which are carried out by them and at least once in five years to improve skills according to single programs of advanced training of drivers of motorized vehicles of the corresponding category.

The drivers who are carrying out motor transportations of passengers cars taxi and the international motor transportations of passengers shall be trained within the educational program of the training rates according to the program approved by the Ministry of Transport and Communications in organizations of education, other organizations which according to the legislation are granted the right to perform educational activities.

23. Length of service as the car driver is confirmed in case of its acceptance for work as the service record, and if necessary - certificates of the period of work, service from prior workplaces, by verified copies of orders or employment contracts (contracts).

The years of service of driving are confirmed by the car driver license.

24. The admission of the transport driver to independent work is made by automobile carrier after holding the training determined by the legislation.

25. The driver is allowed by automobile carrier to accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers after passing in accordance with the established procedure of obligatory medical re-examination of drivers of motorized vehicles, and also pretrip physical examination before work. Physical examination of the driver can be conducted in addition during operating time and (or) after its termination.

26. The driver who is carrying out motor transportations of passengers shall have and report for check upon the demand of the controlling persons the car driver license to the right of vehicle control of the corresponding category, and also the processed documents following properly transferred to it by automobile carrier:

card of the driver and (or) registration leaves (tachograms, printouts) in necessary quantity if the vehicle is equipped with the control device (tachograph);

registration certificate of the vehicle (log book);

permission to the admission of the vehicle to participation in traffic;

the document confirming the conclusion of the agreement of obligatory civil liability insurance of the vehicle owner (the agreement of internal insurance, either the agreement of all-inclusive internal insurance, or the agreement of boundary insurance, or the insurance contract "Green card" valid for the territories of the Republic of Belarus);

the insurance certificate (insurance policy) or its copy certified by automobile carrier, agreements of obligatory civil liability insurance of automobile carrier confirming the conclusion before passengers;

the work order on chartering of the vehicle for motor transportation of passengers (further – the work order) in the form established by the Ministry of Transport and Communications in case of accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers in the irregular message (except for motor transportations of passengers cars taxi);

the technical inspection report of the bus or the diagnostic card with the conclusion about the admission of the bus to motor transportation of children (in case of motor transportation of organized groups of children by buses);

permission to right to use of radio-frequency spectrum in the presence of radio-electronic means on the vehicle;

the certificate of training according to part two of Item 22 of these rules (in case of accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers cars taxi, the international motor transportations of passengers);

the certificate of passing by the driver of training in safe work with gas-balloon vehicles, the certificate on carrying out periodic tests of the gas-balloon equipment installed on the vehicle (in case of accomplishment of motor transportations of passengers on the vehicle working at compressed or liquefied gas).

In case of accomplishment of city, suburban or long-distance motor transportations of passengers the automobile carrier shall transfer in the regular message to the driver in addition:

card of route of motor transportations of passengers in the regular message (further – route card) in the form approved by the Ministry of Transport and Communications;

copy of the route pattern;

schedule of movement;

change money in case of acceptance by the driver of fare in cash.

In case of accomplishment of the international motor transportations of passengers the driver shall have the passport of the citizen with marks about necessary visas. The automobile carrier shall transfer to the driver in addition:

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