2017年11月21日

Reflective vest will be mandatory for motorists

The measure seeks to prevent accidents occur in places with poor visibility, and if not respected risks a fine that fluctuates between 0.2 and 0.5 UTM.

The Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications reported a new modification to the Traffic Law that currently prevails in the country. As of January 1, 2016, motorists must travel obligation with a reflective vest, as a precaution against a mechanical failure in places with poor visibility.

The garment added to the extinguisher and the safety triangle as indispensable objects in all machinery of this type, along with two safety wedges and a first aid kit for school transport vehicles.

It must be of high visibility and contain fluorescent yellow material in addition to retro reflective material. The authorities recommended that the object be in the glove compartment or a place close to the driver, so that if required, you can get off the car with it on.

It is worth mentioning that those who do not respect the measure must cancel a fine that fluctuates between 0.2 and 0.5 UTM.
  


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