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Society 417 views Dec 13, 2016
Police emphasizes the importance of safety vest

Visibility of pedestrians for the winter approaching cold and shorter days again become a hot topic. Last time it tragically suffered the man on Sunday at midnight truck collided. Officers point out that duty of pedestrians - for your own safety - wear safety vest and to be seen on the roads sufficiently. Under bad conditions they threaten people without reflectors fine of around two thousand.

The man went to along the right edge of the road, in the same direction as passing cars when the truck hit him. According to police spokeswoman Alice was not wearing any reflective tape or other accessories clothes.

The truck driver had a negative test for alcohol and drugs. From January to September this year, police in South Moravian Region recorded thirty-pedestrian accidents after dark, eight of which in places with poor lighting.
Be seen, the police announced that

To the poor visibility of pedestrians alert the police a long time. The greatest risk occurs in the winter months when it become darker and worsens the conditions for the driver. According to police statistics regularly deadliest month of November because it often rains and the days are rapidly running out.

Since February this year, moreover, applies the amendment to the law on road traffic, which requires pedestrians in poor visibility in darkness or fog and gloom while walking along the roadside in unlit areas required wearing clothing with reflective tape. But the rule applies only outside the village.

Poorly visible to pedestrians at risk fines up to two thousand crowns in administrative proceedings between 1500 and 2500 crowns. According to the Ministry of Transport is wearing reflective elements of a good prevention of fatal accidents.
Police advise wearing reflective elements and in the community

Since last autumn, the police handed out more than one hundred thousand reflective tape to increase visibility of pedestrians up to two hundred meters. "As a precaution, we recommend to people that they were wearing reflective vest in communities where there is good lighting. If the driver see pedestrians, not able to react in time and such accidents often ends in tragedy, "said police spokesman Brno.

"Most of the walks on the wrong side, they are unlit. Moreover, when they have a little toast, all is not trying to avoid cars. When a driver encounters in turn, often does not have time to duck, "said the policeman. Reflective elements can be purchased in stores cycling equipment or stationery.

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