Amendments relate to passenger land transport except taxis.
now compulsory insurance carrier's liability to passengers is provided only for air transportation, said deputy chairman of the Duma Committee on Financial Markets, Yuri Isaev (United Russia).
The bill provides for compensation: for damage to life - at least 2 million 25 thousand rubles for damage to health - more than 2 million rubles, for injury to property - not less than 23 thousand rubles.
deadline of payment of insurance claims - 30 days. In addition, the possibility of pre-payment of insurance amount of $ 100 thousand, if a citizen was injured by life or serious bodily injury.
Isayev noted that the showgirl, in the first half of 2010 on the Russian roads occurred 81.8 thousand accidents, the death toll to nearly 10 thousand, 103 thousand people were injured.
"The law will make the carriers more responsibly to the life and health of passengers, to closely monitor their vehicles," - said Isayev.
State Duma Committee on Financial Markets at the meeting on 2 November plans to consider establishing a working group on the draft law. This is necessary so that the second reading to prescribe in detail the liability of carriers and the amount of payments to victims, said Isayev.
During the discussion, the deputies have expressed concern that the bill would increase the cost of travel. "You need to explicitly say that public transportation price will rise" - said the first deputy head of the LDPR faction Maxim Rohmistrov.