President Victor Yushchenko wrote letters to Crimea Prime Minister, heads of regional administrations and Kyiv and Sevastopol city administrations with a request to urgently toughen control over road traffic discipline, according to the President`s press-office.

Pointing to recent aggravation of traffic security in Ukraine with increase of a number of notorious and heinous road crimes as well as widespread impudent behavior of those who made them, Victor Yushchenko requested the abovementioned bodies to enlist support from local Internal Ministry bodies and to apply necessary measures aimed at improving safety on Ukrainian roads.

On the results of the conducted work the officials are to inform President in person in 10 days term.