Open Access Policy

The Editorial Board adheres to the "open access" policy to published materials. Under the "open access" in accordance with the Budapest "Open Access" Initiative (BOAI) the editorial board implies a free access to journal’s content via the public Internet and the right of each user to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to full-text articles, to search the content by robot indexers, enter these articles as data to software or use them for other legitimate purposes in the absence of financial, legal and technical barriers, except those that regulate an access to the Internet. The only restriction on reproduction and distribution and the only condition for copyright in this area should be the author's right to control the integrity of his/her work and the obligatory reference to his/her name when using and quoting the manuscript.

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The full texts of the articles from the ‘Transport Law and Security’ Journal (their components or metadata) are publicly available in the Internet:

  • on the journal's official website —;
  • on the websites of the Russian University of Transport (MIIT), including the website of the RUT Law Institute (MIIT);
  • on the official web-portal of Scientific Electronic Library - eLIBRARY.RU (RSCI system);
  • in the Google Scholar Citations System and in other analytical systems, as well as databases of scientific citation.

Each scientific article must contain: a data on the place of the author’s employment (an affiliated organization), including its location (city, country), as well as the author’s position, an academic degree, an academic title and an e-mail address of the author in order to provide an opportunity for researchers and specialists from anywhere in the world to establish a prompt communication with the author.

Each article is assigned a UDC and can also be assigned a DOI and other identifiers of the materials. More detailed information on the publishing ethics, the procedure of reviewing the materials, the licensing principles, Journal’s Open Access Declaration, a compliance with copyright and related rights to be guided, is contained in international standards, the legislation of the Russian Federation, as well as professional codes and guidelines.