State Traffic Police Department of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Allocution of Main Traffic Police Department

25 “February” 2014-th

A number of additions and appendixes have been made to the Law “on traffic” of the Azerbaijan Republic,  amendments have been made to the normative documents regarding submission period to the technical inspection of vehicles depending on their production date to ensure citizen satisfaction and convenience in technical inspection, in Baku, as well as in the regions technical inspection centers have been established in accordance with modern standards. Thus, mechanical transport vehicles, their trailers and semi-trailers registered in the Republic shall be submitted to technical inspection 2 times a year after 4 years and once a year after 10 years from their production date according to the requirements of existing legislation. Buses, freight vehicles with maximum weight of 3.5 tonnes and special purpose vehicles having certificate of conformity on technical safety are carried out technical inspection once a year after 1 year from their production date.

Please be noted that, drivers or owners of mechanical vehicles shall submit their following vehicles to technical inspection between 1 january - 31 october, 2014:

* motor cars with production date up to 2003 (through 2003) and of 2005, 2007, 2009 ;
 
* buses with production date up to 2012 (through 2012), freight vehicles with maximum weight of 3.5 tonnes and special purpose vehicles having certificate of conformity on technical safety.

Technical inspection duration of vehicles have been determined as follows in accordance with their makes ;

01 january - 01 may - for motor cars of “VAZ”, "Gaz”, “Moskvich”, “ZAZ”, “UAZ” makes and other cars manufactured in CIS;

01 may-01 august - for motor cars produced in foreign countries and CIS based on their base models:


01 september-31 october - for trucks and buses.

Irrespective of vehicle registration place, technical inspection of automotor transportation vehicles is constantly carried out all days of the week according to owner's desire in the technical inspection center of Main Traffic Police Department equipped with the modern equipment and measuring instruments located in Mashtaga settlement, Sabunchu, Baku and other regional registration-examination and inspection departments .

After technical inspection every vehiche is provided with technical inspection talon. Vehicle Owner or the person having disposal rights is obliged to submit his vehicle for the next technical inspection in good condition not later than the time prescribed by that talon (issuance year is noted in large figures on the cover of the talon, expiry date through a hole on the talon).

Vehicles which are initially registered in the Republic of Azerbaijan are provided with notification talons depending on its production date , which shows next technical inspection date and is intended to prevent the cars be stopped by police.

Both talons shall be sticked to the front glass of the vehicle in its lower right corner from the inside at a distance of 15 cm from both sides.

In accordance with the requirements of 154.1 article of Code of Administrative Offences of Azerbaijan Republic, natural persons shall be fined in the amount of 50 manats, official persons in the amount of 100 manats and legal entities in the amount of 300 manats for driving without state registration and technical inspection in the manner and within the period prescribed by the owners or drivers of the vehicles (expiry date is marked by a hole on the technical inspection talon).

In case of subjection to administrative responsibility for driving without state registration and technical inspection, the vehicle shall be submitted for state registration and technical inspection within 10 days as prescribed in the 154.1 article of the Code. During this period that person shall not be subjected to administrative responsibility again. Natural, official persons and legal entities are brought to account again for driving without state registration and technical inspection during the mentioned period .


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