It is mandatory that is yellow, and must also have bands of retro reflective material.
From January 1, all vehicles must carry a reflective vest, as it seeks to reduce traffic accidents and violations of drivers when they descend cars.
Those who do not comply with the regulations will be committing a misdemeanor and must pay a fine ranging between 0.2 to 0.5 UTM.
In order to comply with the law, it is necessary to be clear about the characteristics of the vest must carry.
Features safety vest
-Material Fluorescent yellow
He must have bands of retro reflective material of a width greater than 50mm
-The Vest must be in a location accessible from inside the vehicle, so the driver to exit the car do with this element.
According to the decree, these alternatives can be used:
Two horizontal bands along the torso separated by a minimum distance of 50mm and bands that join the upper torso band from front to back, going through each shoulder.
-A Horizontal band is encircling the torso, and bands that join it from front to back over each shoulder. You should also keep 50mm distance.
Two horizontal bands are encircling the torso, separated by a minimum distance of 50 mm. The bottom of the lower band should be at a minimum distance of 50 mm from the lower edge of the reflective vest.