St. Petersburg authorities have decided to bring order to the snow removal a very unusual way. The fact that the wipers simply can not cope with snow removal (or unwilling to cope), on many streets in a huge debris constantly having trouble passing car (of course, because of this huge traffic jams are formed).
So - to clean the streets of excess snow in St. Petersburg decided with the help of ... drivers. And on compulsory basis.
9 ph via auto.mail.ru
It turns out the authorities of the northern capital in 2007 adopted a resolution number 1334 "On approval of rules of cleaning, maintenance of cleanliness and order on the territory of St. Petersburg." And it says that "the owners of motor vehicles ... parking is carried out on the territory of the objects of the road network, the yard, intra territories of more than 3 days, provide parking for the duration of cleanliness and order (including cleaning of snow and dirt) on sites in the area 3 m from them ».
That is now clear the streets of snow along the roadsides should not travel services, and the drivers themselves. And those who do not want to do the work of janitors, is expected to fine. Worth up to 2,000 rubles.
In this photo essay you can see what is happening on the streets of the northern capital. As seen from these pictures that were taken yesterday-today work of the drivers are more than enough.
P.S. By the way, a very similar situation with the snow removal was in St. Petersburg last year.