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During the navigation period, state inspectors for small vessels of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous district revealed violations 124 with respect to all unscrupulous shipowners adopted administrative measures.

The bulk of violations associated with the management of small vessels by persons who do not have the authority, in 26 cases the ship owners had violated the rules of the road, 13 protocols on administrative violations was drawn up by the inspectors of the facts of improper security of passengers.

Since the ice melts on the rivers of the district a little less than two months and during this period it was already 11 accidents on the water which killed 9 people, including 1 minor, the search continues in the waters of another 5 people.

The main causes of death of people on reservoirs are violations of the rules of operation of small boats and swimming in unequipped places, and in the case of minors, the uncontrolled presence of children on reservoirs and the lack of proper adult supervision.

According to experts, every violation is a potential accident. In district it is registered more than 32 thousand small vessels, inspectors conduct daily patrols but cover all areas rivers and control all at the same time the court practically impossible, so for his own safety and the safety of passengers, especially, should and must worry shipowners and skippers. Passengers should also remember that being in small boats in the motion are valid only in lifejackets.

Not remain without attention and the organization of safe leisure on the water. Swimming outside of designated areas is also becoming a cause of accidents on the water. In the current year this has led to the deaths of 4 people.

“Now we have registered 383 places on the banks of rivers and lakes, where in good weather, swim EN masse of the citizens, – says the acting head of the Department of safety on water objects of the Ministry of Ugra Olga kashkarova. – Such places exist in almost every village. To call them safe is impossible. This year the municipalities will open 20 beaches, 6 we have already tested and approved for use”.

The main difference is the beach from the so-called natural beaches security. Allowed to work the beach is the preparation: cleaning the bottom of debris, about which people can get hurt

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