In Penza region driver of excavator caught operating machine while intoxicated
Penza, 4 August 2019. PenzaNews. A 32-year-old Penza resident who was driving an excavator on a road near the village of Kazarka, Nikolsky district, was operating it in a state of intoxication. This was reported by the press service of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.
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"Previously, he had been deprived of the right to drive for a similar violation," the agency noted.
The police explained that therefore a criminal proceeding had been instituted under Art. 264. of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation "Violation of traffic regulations by a person who has been subjected to an administrative penalty".
The sanction of the article provides punishment up to imprisonment for a period of up to two years.