According to a survey conducted by Rossiyskaya Gazeta, fifty-nine percent of Russians were in favor of abolishing regional codes on license plates. In addition, residents of the country want to be able to absolutely legally buy «beautiful» numbers..
The survey was conducted after a number of proposals from the traffic police aimed at simplifying the procedure for registering cars. In particular, the «traffic cops» want to allow the car to be registered in any region there, so that this opportunity does not depend on the place of registration of the owner..
The results of the survey about the abolition of region codes surprised the experts a little. The overwhelming majority was expected to be in favor of the cancellation. However, forty percent of respondents voted precisely for storing such data on registration numbers..