The Russians began to issue driver's licence of the new sample

Traffic police began to issue driver's licenses of the new sample, according to Autonews.

The main difference between the documents of a new type — the trilingual inscription on the front side of the card. Now the phrase "driver's license" is duplicated in French and English.

Earlier, traffic police had promised to start issuing such driver's license since August 20. This was stated in a special order of the Ministry of interior.

Changes are necessary in order to Russian documents conform to the norms of international law: in particular, adopted in 1968 the Convention on road traffic. It allows you to travel with national rights countries that have ratified the Convention. All of these States, about 80, among them almost all European countries, but also Turkey, Iran, South Africa, Philippines, Brazil and others.