Kazakhstan developing Customs Union technical regulatory standards
Kazakhstan, Astana, October 30/ Trend, D.Mukhtarov /
The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan jointly with KazdorNII JSC gas started developing 11 Interstate standards of the Customs Union technical regulations on safety of motor roads, the ministry press service said on Wednesday.
"Safety of motor roads is one of the first technical regulations approved after the formation of the Customs Union. Such a regulation did not exist previously in either Russia or Belarus and the technical regulations operating in Kazakhstan were taken as the basis", Chairman of the Highway Committee under the Kazakh Ministry of Transport and Communications Zamir Saginov stressed.
In total, within the programme on the development of standards, the Customs Union member countries should develop 110 standards. Of these, Kazakhstan is entrusted with developing 11 and examining 99 interstate standards by late 2015.
In particular, the country is to develop standards for establishing bridges, winter maintenance and geometric elements of roads, traffic lights, road classification and their diagnosis.
At present, KazdorNII JSC has received more than 60 standards from Belarus and Russia.
Development of the first edition of the standards will be completed by the end of this year.