Belarus begins confiscating and selling vehicles of drunk drivers Russia looks to follow

Saturday 16th November, 2013

Vehicles A court in Belarus has confiscated the car of a repeated drunk driver and ordered the person to 1.5 years of community service following the introduction of a new law. The car is now set to be sold. Russia is considering similar legislation. A 28-year-old man became the first offender to experience the strict new laws aimed at combating drunk driving in Belarus. It was his second drunk driving offense in two months. While the car did not belong to the man, the court said that in this case “the ownership of the vehicle is of no legal relevance.” A special commission will set …

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