Fines for violating traffic rules are not uncommon today, so motorists are often interested in how to save time and money and pay a traffic police fine with a 50 percent discount. The modern possibilities of the Internet will help to carry out this procedure.
What traffic fines can be paid with a 50 percent discount
On January 1, 2016, the Federal Law signed by Vladimir Putin came into force, according to which drivers can pay a traffic police fine with a 50 percent discount. The reason for its adoption was the rather low rates of debt repayment in recent years, and the new benefits will allow car owners to conveniently and on time make fines at a discount.
Drivers who have committed a minor offense receive a 50 percent discount (the number of such violations, according to statistics, is approximately 80% of all actions punishable by a fine). Any offenses will be considered minor, except for drunk driving, refusal of a medical examination, repeated exceeding the prescribed speed, driving into the oncoming lane, causing harm to health of medium or light severity and some others.
To make sure whether you can pay the traffic police fine with a 50 percent discount, you need to carefully read the penalty order issued to you. It is in it that, in the event of an offense falling under the law, there should be a postscript on the availability of a discount. The 50% discount will be valid only for 20 days from the moment the protocol is issued. With the onset of the 21st day, the fine will have to be paid in full.
How to pay a 50 percent off fine
Today there are many simple and affordable ways to pay off debt over the Internet. First of all, this can be done on the public services portal if you are a registered user on it. In fact, the official website of the traffic police works according to the same principle. By going to the section on paying fines for traffic violations and entering the penalty protocol number, you will see the available online payment methods. The fastest of them is payment from a bank card by filling in the information about the owner, it is from it that the required amount will be charged (if payment is made within 20 days, respectively, a 50% discount will be taken into account).
A useful resource for paying traffic fines is the Yandex.Fines service from a popular Internet search engine. Firstly, here you can quickly make inquiries about all outstanding debts and not only by the number of the decree, but also by the driver's license, passport data, etc. Secondly, you will find out the exact terms of payment of fines, the presence or absence of a discount. Thirdly, in addition to depositing funds through a bank card, you can pay off a fine through the Yandex.Money system. Remember that you can always pay for fines at any Sberbank branch and directly at the local traffic police department.