Wed, Jun 19 2013
Photo: Julia Lazarova
Currently, a driving course costs about 600 leva and from July will cost about 750, less if fuel prices stabilise, driving instructors say.
Amendments to the laws needed to get tougher on those who drink or use drugs and drive, says Interior Minister Tsvetanov, who also wants to make plea bargains for driving offences more difficult.
Maximum penalty to be imposed with effect from October 12 2011.
Campaign started after an increase in the past month of traffic accidents linked to driving under the influence of alcohol.
Operation led by prosecutors follows several month's investigation and gathering of evidence.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.