In Russia came into force a new standard on license plates

In Russia, the fourth of August, comes into force a new national standard for accommodation for automobiles, motorcycles and other vehicles.

The development of the standard was conducted PKU "NTS BDD MVD of Russia" in the years 2017-2018. In preparing the draft into account the proposals of the Ministry of interior, Ministry of defense, the Ministry of agriculture and other interested organizations and citizens.

The standard GOST R 50577-2018 "Signs state registration vehicles. Types and basic dimensions. Technical requirements" specifies types and basic dimensions and technical requirements to the state registration signs of vehicles. The new document maintains continuity with the GOST R 50577-93.

As explained by RIA Novosti at the Federal Agency for technical regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart), retained without change the fonts, the structure and dimensions of the main types of registration marks.

RIA Novosti asked the office to clarify what will be new in the standard. In particular, a type of signs for vehicles with non-standard mounting location — can be installed instead of the rear registration plate of type 1. Reduced overall dimensions of the sign for motorcycles — saved structure and type designation. Entered type of characters for motorcycles diplomatic and consular missions.

In addition, we have introduced the type of signs for off-road motor transport, not intended for movement on highways of General use (all terrain vehicle, ATV). Introduced types of registration plates for mopeds, sports and classic (retro) vehicles.

To give signs shall after the approval of normative legal acts, regulating the procedure for registering these types of vehicles.

Expands the requirements for elements of protection against forgery, which was previously regulated by order of the interior Ministry.

For the manufacture of signs the owner of a car or motorcycle can contact the appropriate organization. These signs can make the organization having the certificate on approval of the manufactured sample of these types of state registration plates of vehicles, said the Agency.