Safety vest keep cyclists safely through the winter

Winter tires, an ice scraper and covering part of every good winter gear for motorists to. But what should note cyclists with safety vest in ice and snow? SR has compiled the most important tips on how well can cycle through the cold season.

For some cyclists, the season is over, when the first frost has come. But many grow even in winter on the wheel. By observing a few points, but does not need to fear from snow and cold.

Bike needs a lot of winter maintenance

The weather conditions in the winter it is particularly important to clean his bike regularly, said Yandi Lund pulse Sport talking to SR. Especially modern bikes which have many components made from aluminum are quickly affected by salt inclusions. Therefore, the wheel should be cleaned and oiled enough. "Oil and other lubricants form a protective film and prevent settling salt radicals and the formation of rust starts," said Lund.

Basically recommends Lund cyclists who once a week increases to the wheel to make do at least once a year inspection. Particularly before the winter it is advisable to have it checked everything to make sure that brake light and Co work.

From lamps and tire grip

According to Lund, a light must be attached to each wheel, front and rear. "For a while fragrant only lamps are used, which are operated with Dynamo. Meanwhile various lamps are released, which are operated with battery or battery," Lund said. In addition, the wheel must be equipped with side reflectors in the spokes and on the pedals. In addition, it is advantageous if the tires have reflective strips.

Stickpin tire - like a car, there are also Bicycles special winter tires, which offer a good grip. These are provided with small spikes, not so fast losing control on icy roads. Anyone traveling on a smooth ice surface should neither slow nor come to Lund. "In such a situation it is best if one shifts his weight back to reduce the pressure for the front wheel. And let then just roll his bike," advises the bike expert.

Since the law does not require special winter clothes, each cyclist must decide what clothing is appropriate when it is dark and cold. Lund recommends for your own safety but to resort to clothing with reflective material. There are, for example trousers with reflective tape or reflective vests.

Batteries are sensitive to cold

Cyclists who are traveling with an e-bike should also note that the batteries are sensitive to cold. This is usually accompanied with loss of range. "Driving in freezing temperatures is not a problem. However, an e-bike should never be left to stand for hours outside," Lund said.

Store at room temperature

Who still prefer to change to a car or other means of transport in winter, should store his bike dry and at room temperature. In addition, Lund in reflective vest advises a normal bike to lubricate the moving parts well before storage. Thus, no corrosion would arise when the wheel is for a longer time. For e-bikes it is advisable to charge the battery to 50 percent. So the battery would hold out the longest.


Rombauer calls on the wearing of safety vests

Strides: Volker, sports coordinator of the foxes Berlin and avid cyclist, has now made a free bike safety check in Berlin. As part of the road safety campaign "Slow Down" to set the former national player for more security in autumnal road one - and calls cyclists to commit themselves to make visible with the right equipment.

Federal Transport Minister: "safety vest can save lives."

Berlin is also a city of cyclists: more than 1,500 kilometers of cycle paths through the metropolis. Especially in the beginning now dark season it always comes back to serious accidents. These Federal Transport Minister Dr. Peter: "moped and cyclists have no crumple zone. You should protect yourself in the autumn and winter months especially. Therefore my appeal goes to all cyclists, Arise visible! And for all road users continues to apply: More consideration practice with each other and cooperate together to ensure that fewer accidents happen ".

In use for more visibility: handball legend Volker

With its 2.11 meters, it is actually hard to miss: Volker, since this summer active as a sports coordinator at the foxes. But the former international who like to explore the city by bike, white: His height alone is not enough on the road from. "Especially on cloudy days, at dusk or night cyclists can be easily overlooked by car or bus drivers.

Therefore, my advice to all cyclists, Arise always visible "!

Even Dr. Walter, president of the German Road Safety Council (DVR), stressed the importance of proper equipment for cyclists and pedestrians in autumn and winter: "Especially in bad weather helping reflective and fluorescent materials to be as early as possible perceived by others, Well suited for visibility in traffic safety vests to the standard DIN EN 471 with quality reflective stripes are around.”

Free Autumn Check for cyclists

Volker has today taken the first step for more safety in the dark season - and brought his bicycle to a free fall-check of the General German Bicycle Club Berlin (ADFC Berlin) in Berlin. Result: lighting system works, reflectors available, brakes in order - the wheel of the handball stars is roadworthy! Until 17:00 Check Voluntary ADFC free bicycles interested Berliners on road safety and awareness for more visibility on the road. The bike-check takes place every year in spring and autumn.

"Slow down" events of the countries on the subject of visibility

The use of Volker is only the beginning: From October to December 2013 bringing the road safety campaign "Slow down" the subject visibility in the states. A reflective vest can prevent worse and sometimes even save lives. The prelude to the Germany-wide actions was the event "Bremen makes itself visible" in September - now follow Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Saarland.


Surprise light in the dark – Cyclists in reflective vest

It's November. Shortly after 16 o'clock it gets dark. In the city there is a lot of traffic - caravans from cars, trucks and bikes roll through the streets, all have to knock off before our eyes.

Then everything goes very fast: a bang, a cyclist without safety vest crashes, has been detected with the wheel of a car, because it was not illuminated. During the car drivers of this comes with a fright and sheet metal damage to the vehicle, the cyclist injured in his fall.

He is not alone. According to the Federal Statistics Office last year, 2,086 cyclists were injured slightly, or even difficult to Saxony-Anhalt's streets. 15 died as a result of an accident. Roland Stiegel, Councilor and avid cyclist, has raised the issue unlit bicycles already in the main and in order committee of the city. "I asked that the police and the clerk's office to perform together and publicity controls," said Stiegel.

Striking many young cyclists without lights

It was noticed that young people in particular are often on the road bike without a light. "I have also been looking for talks with some and they pointed out that what they do is dangerous. I cannot understand that wheels without proper lighting will be sold at all." To get safely through the dark season, there are few demands on a roadworthy bicycle. Bicycles need a front and a rear reflector, both best fitted with reflectors and side lamps. These yellow reflectors on pedals are spokes reflectors or reflective tape on the tires.

"Biking, who are in the dark travel frequently should consider their lighting systems and their reflectors regularly," recommends Christophe Deice, country manager of the General German Bicycle Club (ADFC) in Magdeburg. In case of defects should be taken as soon as possible and as a workshop be consulted.

"To avoid conflicts between motorists, cyclists and pedestrians, unique guides all modes of transport are needed," appeals Deice. "Here, the bicycle should always be performed in the visual range of cars, for example, and not behind hedges, trees, parked cars or disappear far away from the road." Cyclists who do not turn on their light, thus endangering other road users, is threatening otherwise a fine of 25 Euros. If there is an accident, even a fine of 35 Euros must be paid.

Wear reflective vest

"We recommend that every bear visibility reflective clothing which case," said police spokesman Jorgen Muller on MZ request. Also wearing a safety vest is possible, but not mandatory. Basically, Muller, the light must be turned on when the host vehicle is no longer sufficient to detect other road users, and not only when light is needed on the road. This also applies to cyclists.

"This week was in a traffic stop cyclists controlled," explains Muller. However, this took place in daylight; it was all about the behavior on the road. Controls in the dark, however, the police did not specify. "I do not want that huge penalties are imposed. I am really only important that every road user is healthy and safe to its destination. "


250 vests for cyclists

250 reflective vests distributed to police cyclists from Toss County during roadside checks. Reflectors were purchased from the funds at the disposal of the Commission on Security and Order, the Council acting Toss County.

"Safe cyclist" is the title of the shares in which will distribute 250 police reflective vests wheeler enthusiasts. The project inaugurated Stanislaw, and the governor. Marias Janie, Deputy Chief of the District Police. He has help to avoid accidents with cyclists in the lead role, the more quickly it gets dark current and dark clothing does not help motorists perceive wheelers on the road. – reflective safety vest, in addition to the bike properly equipped with the necessary lighting, is intended to improve the safety of cyclists and other road users - Wicca tells Andrew, head of the Department of Civil Affairs and Crisis Management.

Organizers of the Safe biker hope that handed vests do not hang on the proverbial pin. They call even; glare to become an integral part of the equipment of the cyclist and pedestrian. At the same time remember that the rules applied to the pedestrian required to have reflective material elements at night outside built-up.

According to Andrew, the idea of ​​taking action within the framework of the "Safe Cyclist" was born in the Commission on Security and Order in 2012. It forms part of implemented since 2003 a program of crime prevention and the protection of public safety and public order "Safe Toss County."


Reflective product for drivers and pedestrians

Police in safety vest reiterates its appeal to drivers to exercise caution when traveling. Let us remember the way during demanding driving conditions. Slippery driving conditions, fog, heavy traffic, insufficient distance between vehicles, and unfortunately excessive speed are the most common causes of road accidents.

The big happiness can say 37 year old in charge Renault Megan, which is in the village of Wolli probably going too fast, he lost control of the vehicle, entered the ditch which resulted in a rollover car. Fortunately, both in charge and 17 years old female passenger not have had a serious injury.

Remember that many traffic incidents can be prevented. Even driving roads, expressways or highways, where the speed limit is quite high you should always use common sense and in spite of the possibilities of dynamic driving, keep all possible safety precautions. If you are on the road appear haze it already should be a signal for the driver to slow down. Be careful. With limited visibility air should enable lights to be more visible to other traffic participants. But above all, you must go slower.

Let us remember!

DRIVER - should reduce speed, adapt to the road conditions, and pay attention to the behavior of other road users, especially children. Especially when you pass around schools, bus stops. Let us remember the children are able to act reckless, look ahead at the road straight into an oncoming car. Therefore, it is worth remembering that in the vicinity of schools, health centers, kindergartens, bus stops, etc. Definitely reduce speed and exercise extreme caution.

Not to become a participant in a collision or traffic accident should reduce speed in mind that braking on a slippery surface considerably longer. To avoid collision with the rear of the preceding vehicle so you should increase the distance between vehicles. You have to remember that by the rapid movement of the steering wheel or by sudden braking or acceleration can skid. If the vehicle is not equipped with ABS, it is recommended that the brakes in order not to cause a break traction.

As a reminder of the obligations, it’s under Article 19 of the Law on Road Traffic. The obligation to drive at a speed that provides control of the vehicle, taking into account the conditions in which the movement takes place, in particular: the terrain, the status and visibility of the road condition and the load of the vehicle, weather conditions and traffic, inhibit in a way that does not cause traffic safety hazards or difficulties, the time interval necessary to avoid a collision in the event of braking or stopping preceding vehicle.

PEDESTRIANS - from 31 August 2014 year, every foot moving after dark on the road outside the built-up area has to wear a reflective vest. We should remember that this provision is primarily intended to protect pedestrians in front of the deductions. Common sense (not only legal provision) suggests that the person who moves the shoulder after dark for their own safety should wear a reflective vest or have any reflective element placed in a visible spot for drivers.

Reflective element makes pedestrians visible even from a distance of 150m, which beat the vehicle is approx. 7 seconds, allowing the driver to prepare for a passing maneuver. In contrast, only approx. 1-2 seconds the driver when the pedestrian does not have a reflective vest. Unfortunately, many vulnerable road users who ignore that fact and continue to move after dark without a reflective material element or unlit bike, thinking that in time manage to avoid the danger.

Pedestrians should be aware of obligations under Article. If there is no shoulder or temporarily cannot use it, a pedestrian can use the road, subject to occupy a place as close to the edge and keep clear space vehicle. Running on the side of the road or pedestrian is obliged to go to the left side of the road one by one. Pedestrians are prohibited from entering the roadway outside the vehicle or other obstacle limiting the visibility of the road, firing step or stopping without a legitimate need while crossing the road.


Duties of a local police in safety vest

Local police in safety vestduties are diverse: from ensuring public order and to check traders and fine drivers who violate certain provisions of the Highway Code. Advocate inventoried the most important tasks of local police, so you know you can help police in the area where you live, but you can avoid abuse from them.

According to Law no. 155/2010 regulating the activity of local police, local police responsibilities in six areas:

- Public order and peace

- Circulation

- Discipline in constructions and street

- Environment protection

- Economic activity

- Population records

Public order and peace

Local police maintain public order and peace in areas is ascribed, including in the vicinity of the schools public of the public hospitals, in car parks and in commercial areas and recreational parks, squares, cemeteries also in other public places.

The law forces him to participate with authorized institutions to rescue and evacuation activities of persons and goods endangered by natural calamity or disaster, and limiting and removing the consequences caused by such events;

He also should identify the beggars, the homeless and children deprived of parental care and supervision and to entrust the public service of social assistance to solve their situation further.

Local police are the ones who ensure that owners of aggressive dogs or dangerous (as considered the breed pit-bull, Rottweiler, dog Argentine mastiff or Caucasian Shepherd) they comply with all obligations they have opposite raising and caring for them, the skills to sanction offending owners.

Also, local police are the ones who establish contraventions and apply sanctions for non-compliance with laws on social cohabitation, for the facts established within the area of ​​competence.

Local police can give fines road

In the field of public traffic, local police have precise tasks under Article 7 of Law no. 155/2010, like those of road police. When exercising powers of movement, local police agencies must be equipped in a manner similar to movement of traffic police agencies. Specifically, they must wear a specific uniform, and depending on the season, will wear over uniform with reflective vest or short, which is imprinted logo "local police", and helmet with white cuff.

According to Law no. 155/2011, local police have the right to establish contraventions and apply penalties for violating legal norms concerning the stopping, standing, parking cars and trespassing.

The basemen, they have the right to impose measures to remove the vehicles illegally parked.

Local police can give fines for violating traffic rules and statutory maximum allowable mass and access to certain sections of the road, with the right to carry signals to stop the drivers in reflective jacket of these vehicles.

In addition, agents of the local police can ascertain contraventions and apply sanctions for breaching the law on the movement in the pedestrian zone in the residential area, in parks and recreational areas, as well as parking adapted, reserved and signaled through international sign for people disabled.


The cyclist injured last night without safety vest

A cyclist was hit by a car last night! Husband of 49 years is traveling the bicycle without it to be flagged accordingly and without wearing the safety vest. The driver who swerved left and struck noticed.

The victim was taken to an ambulance and taken to hospital in Novice, explained Andrew Lazar in safety clothing, Gory county police spokesman. Moreover, before leaving the road, the rider had consumed alcohol.

Now, the rider is hospitalized. He suffered several injuries and will remain under medical supervision. Fortunately, his life is not endangered. Such accidents occur frequently on roads in Gory because cyclists do not realize the danger when they go out on the road without having signaled bicycles and reflective vest especially at night. Cops make an appeal to all road users to move carefully.


Are you going side of the road? You must have reflectors

From September each foot, which after dark is moving outside built-up must have reflective elements. Until recently, such an obligation was only children. After the changes warrant this also applies to adults. Moving on the road at dusk outside the built-up area, we must have a reflective vest, armband fluorescent or light - he explains mі.

The more reflective elements are the better. - Do not be ashamed to wear them - marks the policeman. This increases the safety of all road users. - A pedestrian who do not have reflective clothes fluorescent elements is seen by the driver only from a distance of 20-30 meters. It does not give the teacher a vehicle virtually no chance to react.

Those not complying with the new rules threaten the mandate penalty ranging from 20 to 500 dollars. Pedestrians have the right to move without reflective material only on the sidewalk.

At the same time the driver should ensure that the lighting in their vehicles functioned flawlessly. - The lights must be set well and the headlamps clean - adds Mark.


Glow in the Dark Cycle Path with reflective element

A new pilot project with reflective material will have to improve safety on dark paths within the municipality Utrecht Ridge 'ecological'. For this project opened executive Gerri public space (SGP) and Hank traffic (CDA) last Wednesday called a "glow-in-the-dark cycle in Hong Kong.

,, To see if this new way of illuminating works we have the bike path that runs along the track between Main Street - about Mansion and Willis - chosen as the location. It is a distance of 800 meters at which a special glow-in-the-dark lining is applied, "says Alderman Gerri in safety vest.

TAG specially made road markings will light during the day and radiates light in the evening and at night again. On this bike path is chosen only an enlightened middle stripe. Previously, we made sometimes use special reflective eyes or reflective material, but that was never snow slide resistant. That will this material should be, "says Booze.

Safety whether the new lighting method actually will contribute can’t guarantee the alderman to feel safer. It is of course intended to improve safety, since you yourself as a cyclist can orient better. For road safety it is therefore fine, but if it promotes social security is still questionable, "said Bonze who wants to depend on the judgment of the experiences of road users.

Substantial step forward, before we left the stripes on the application cycle, there was no lighting at all, as there are for this piece, namely no good alternatives, "said Booze that this method already looks like a big step forward.

POLICY the municipality of Utrecht Ridge for public lighting policy plays a role in the hitherto lack of streetlights. The municipality wants to be a carbon neutral municipality in 2035; therefore the municipality wants the years to halve the energy consumption of public lighting. The proposal is to use lights or alternative forms of marking places where this is necessary from social or road safety. We are currently working to address the lighting inside the church and go places include fewer lampposts in the outer regions. If this pilot project succeeds, this method in those locations might also be used. "According to the councilor, the use of this lighting method is also advantageous in maintenance and operation. The costs are significantly lower than the installation and maintenance of public lighting, regardless of which that option from ecology is not desirable, "says Booze.

Evaluation since it is a pilot project, the force at a later point in time will be evaluated. According to the councilor there in the Netherlands little to no other similar projects has been to draw a conclusion. So I dare not say what will be the outcome in advance. Of course, we will still go and see in the future, including the users and the Cyclists in reflective vest. "


Be fines without a safety vest

Snackis on Twitter by Olle Goops parking ticket:

Olle Goops fines at Mantorp after careless with the safety vest has become a hot topic.

The driver received a fine of SEK 3 000 after they discovered that he had no vest.

- Do you have driven 37 000 races without a vest then you need not be so fussy, I think, says Olle Goop.

Travelodge profiles on Twitter have responded that Olle Goop received 3000 crowns in fines in DD-1 at Mantorp having failed to put on the safety vest.

"Please say it is not true that the O Goop received 3000: - of fines for driving without a safety vest ... to follow the regulations, but rhyme or reason?"

"Got Olle Goop fined 3,000 for driving without a safety vest? More expensive than speeding, "writes the journalist and blogger trotting Lennart Persson.

"He will be reminded"

Kirk Pettersson, officials at Mantorp, explains that since January 2012 is required to wear a safety vest in the races. During an inspection Monday evening showed that goop does not bar the West.

- In this case, had not Olle Goop it. He was reminded of it when he would go out on the track. Olle Goop said he had been there, go past it and get a pat on the shoulder. Ekipage inspector did not think he had the safety vest on him. But some have thin armor, so he wanted to check again.

Staff urged Olle getting to rig the inspector, but he went by.

After the race went down to the inspector check if Olle had a jacket.

- Then it turned out that Olle had no jacket. Therefore, he is now a punishment, he said.

Is it always 3000 crowns in fines when you have no protector?

- In this case, he got as much as he tries to avoid the check and lie twice. We think that is not fair. Normally it is a B misdemeanor and it is based on the first price, then it can be from 900 SEK to 2000 SEK. Even Daniel Reden was fined yesterday for not been wearing a reflective material safety vest, but he got less in fines as he went and put on his vest.

Is it common for neglecting?

- At Mantorp we have discovered that neglecting each time we have a check of the vests. We have controls virtually every racing and almost every race, we have found someone who has not had safety jacket. This time we had three controls; two drivers were not backed west. Most people use, but unfortunately it seems that there are some who have not wearing the vest. Some say they forgot, it's a little different excuse.

- It's a bit strange, because it is for their safety. It feels like the younger coaches have no trouble with this; the elderly have little harder to accept. But it is possible that I am wrong, says Kirk Pettersson.

"Given me a reprimand"

Olle Goop takes the citation with roses.

- I had forgotten the vest. Well, it was better if they had checked them all then? They did of course not. Do you have driven 37 000 races without a safety reflective vest, then you need not be so fussy, I think. The staff could ever have given me a reprimand that I would wear it next time only.

- It is clumsy, with winter dress and this over. I ran with it all the time, but it is worse, for sure. I was actually a little surprised that I was fine, he says.


Safety vest for cyclists in South France

Safety vest for cyclists in France: safety vest for cyclists in France are required already since last year. Not only help that safety vests for cyclists in the south of France, to avoid accidents involving cyclists, is already beyond dispute.

Now approaching the autumn in Provence, and in southwestern France with big steps, the weather, and thus the visibility and traffic conditions are bad. Reason enough, the cyclists, the bicycle holiday in the South of France want to draw attention to the obligation to wear the safety vest again.

Cyclists without risking vest in southern France not only health or life, but - on public roads in France a toll caution second class of 35 €! The approved with the marking of the EC must vest according to the regulation that comes as a guide to the West, in poor visibility - night or day - carried by each cyclist outside of towns.

Autumn has in many regions of southern France, as in the Rhone valley, in the Massif Central in Alpine regions and parts of the Pyrenees and the Aquitaine, the first vigorous fog episode. Anyone who has seen the often impenetrable fog once that waft especially in the morning or evening hours through the countryside who understands quickly to mind the West duty in southern France.

The objection of certain cyclists clubs or associations that this cycling would be less attractive, similar to the argument that the Oktoberfest in Germany at the end either because you are not allowed to drive a car after drinking alcohol. Cycling in Southern France is very interesting, the show tens of thousands of southern France-tourists and wheeled very impressive.

The aim of the measure in terms of safety vest for cyclists in all regions of France was the safety of cyclists - one of the most vulnerable groups of road users - to sustainably increase. That safety vests for cyclists are by no means unattractive, the French show even own fashion shows for safety vests and safety clothing, see picture above.

Tested and occupied again and again: The reflective safety vest increasing the visibility of the cyclist at day three times, at night by five times than that of a pedestrian without vest.

Reminder: Since July 1, 2008 in France is also the carriage of a safety reflective vest and a warning triangle compulsory in all motor vehicles. If one of these two objects in the vehicle, so a flat penalty of 135 € will be charged. Checks and penalties are also made since October 1, 2008. Anyone who is planning autumn holidays in Southern France, please note the valid traffic regulations.


Caring more about road safety with safety vest

Since Thursday, a radar speed sign was installed avenue of Paris, an initiative of a group of insurance, also contributing to an awareness campaign for students in reflective vest of a school in our city.

This insurance company also contributes to the awareness and road safety by providing the various cities and towns of a radar speed sign.

"This action is part of an educational framework; barometer developed by our company demonstrates in fact that the rate continues to be excessive in urban areas. 52% of drivers have a sense of insecurity in the city and 46% of them report regularly circulate at 65 kilometers above the speed limit, "said Celine at the reception at the Town Hall.

Joel noted "The city is very attentive to the safety of citizens."

Support Assistant the public space recalled the various arrangements made with the installation of speed bumps trays and various facilities for cyclists in safety vest and cyclists (more and more) without forgetting prevention at the school gate.

Mr. Lefebvre noted "The city will be able to better understand and analyze the speed and adapt its actions to improve road safety."


addition a poster campaign showcased their agency, and Pascal Vincent, in cooperation with Axa Prevention offered educational booklets in the series "The Adventures horn" to students the kindergarten and elementary school Laennec.

Playful and educational works designed by Axa Prevention in partnership with Michel Education.

Another gesture insurance agent, high visibility vests for pupils of the two aforementioned schools.


Active Seniors in safety vest familiar with the road safety

Listens Pleszew University of the Third Age learned how to safely participate in traffic .Bank Cooperative in Pleszew gave them a reflective vest.

Police handed a large dose of information the Audience University of the Third Age, who came to the Police Headquarters a meeting in the framework of "I saw, and I heard...?”.

Head of the Department of Prevention encouraged observing what is happening. He urged that in the event; call the toll free number 997.

- By phone and inform the dispatcher commands that something happens, cause immediate response patrol police in safety vest - Thanks to avoid danger, maybe we can help many a man in need - he added.

With the favor of Cooperative Bank they received reflective vests. Marketing Tomasz handed all reflective vests, which are designed to improve road safety .Bank Cooperative also sponsored calendars, pens and leash. The vest with reflective tape can be useful when riding a bicycle or walking.


Police in safety vest let people be considerate on the road

The turn of November and December is a dangerous time for all road users. Changing auras forces the techniques of driving. Unfortunately, many drivers forget about it. The police in safety vestcall for caution and common sense. Inappropriate speed for road conditions may be the cause of the tragedy.

Prevailing in our country today weather makes road conditions are getting very volatile, more treacherous and dangerous to both vehicular and pedestrian. Therefore, the traffic police are appealing to all, both for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians, with particular care and consideration.

Many drivers, it seems that the roadway is black and dry. Meanwhile, it may already be przymrożona, and therefore slippery, and in such situations, the wheels lose grip easily. Let us remember that in many places the road surface combined with rain, and often have the snow, increases the braking distance of the vehicle, in extreme cases, control may slip and you do not control the car. Overtaking in such conditions, overtaking, cornering can be very dangerous. Drivers should wear reflective clothing and remember to navigate the road with lights and obey the speed limits, and when the weather conditions are worse, to slow down the principle that the slower means safer. We call for it to not charge, think, and anticipate threats.

Especially need to be careful in depressions, on slopes, close to forests and water reservoirs - roadway there may be particularly slippery. Take extreme caution in the vicinity of pedestrian crossings. Also be careful when approaching them. When a pedestrian enters the passage control car cannot slow down.

A special appeal is also addressed to pedestrians not to enter directly in front of an oncoming vehicle. Even at a pedestrian crossing, make sure that the control has time to slow down. Of course, this pedestrian has priority on the passage, but here the principle of trust as the most applicable.

Each pedestrian and cyclist should also be aware of their safety and ensure that, in order to be visible. Vest, pendant, bracelet, or even a simple flashlight will make moving around the dimly lit road will be more visible to oncoming drivers. Reminder: from 31 August 2014. Every pedestrian who is moving after dark on the road outside the built-up area must be placed in a reflection visible to managers. It is true that traffic regulations do not impose an obligation to use reflective vest and reflective elements in the built-up area, but to a large extent they improve visibility. They give drivers valuable time to make a proper response - often saving life and health.

This period is also dangerous for motorcycles managers, who increasingly use their machines to late autumn, and even throughout the year. Adverse weather conditions affect the reduction of tire grip to asphalt and even seemingly harmless fall when you try hard braking can be fatal.

Let us remember - permitted speed during heavy rain or snow, or when frost does not always mean safe speed!

You should also be aware of the right and a legitimate use of the fog lights and daytime running lights (art. 51 of the Act "Law on Road Traffic").

An additional difficulty in this period (not only for drivers) is often worse mood. A bad mood can affect the reaction speed and concentration, which should also remember moving on the roads.


A school play in reflective clothing for our time

Performing arts rarely become the subject of political debate, but Jens Peter’s play about fascism, the dissenting opinion, in reflective vest set, the Sweden Democrats tried to stop the Regional Council. The art rode out the storm and won.

He lights warning lights for threats to democracy and freedom. But this time, they are embedded in a science fiction world and go close up to secondary school youth. Playwright himself has directed and set played in regular classrooms. In School did an auditorium for rebuilding nicely for the premiere.

Two actors, Anna and his nephew, a little music and some video projections is the only thing that breaks the darkness. Henricsson and nephew are dressed in black, but the hoods on sweaters have Johansson equipped with bright loops and the insides are lined with reflective material. The heads show up as floating images and present itself as a reflection from another dimension. Everything from politics to physical laws

The couple are out on a rescue mission and, despite the fictional distance is the enlightened about us and our time, they can see both forward and backward. In the floating contact Jens Peter mixes fact and fiction about everything from politics to physical laws. He uses concepts and skills that schools are dealing in the present age. Lord of the threat, insecurity, exclusion and betrayal get actual mounts, and even students' mobiles have an active role.

The text is packed and heavy the actors do not have a turning radius of design. Seems to me too anxious, but pacifiers students are the material of reflective clothing for discussion.


Tourism: wear a safety vest to visit a factory

Industrial tourism is booming in France with 13 million visitors in safety vest last year. Logically, "Le Guide du" has launched a "company" edition.

A sign that this new form of tourism comes out of anonymity, Le Guide du has decided to reference 450 in a new volume. Besides, there are not only impressive and highly mechanized factories: 90% of the proposed rides are rather traditional SMEs, such as cheese dairies or soap factories.

France inter has already taken you this summer behind the scenes of the airport, visited every year by nearly 4,000 curious. This time, the editors chose the plant in Seine-Saint-Denis. Neighbors, curious or enthusiastic do-it-yourselfers, for a year the company proposes to put on a yellow reflective vest and a helmet to visit a place usually closed to the public.

Tourism and transparency

The supply of industrial tourism is very dense. Today there are more factories opening their doors than museums in France! 5,000 sites are discovered, and this has positive effects. First, reassure the neighborhood, sometimes worried, but also offer a better image to the general public. There is also a financial advantage, entry is rarely free and, for more craft enterprises, the creation of a souvenir shop and some reflective material accessories is a new source of complementary income. According to a study by the Ministry of Economy, an industrial tourist buys 2.5 times more a product after having seen its manufacture.

If you would like to know the list of companies open to the public, you can go to the portal of the company visit.


Volunteers in safety vest: New edition of free zones

Two free zones were organized this Saturday in Charente-Maritime. The principle: on a day, we wear reflective clothing lay down what serves us more and we recover what we need. The aim is to raise awareness about the re-use of objects.

The union organized this Saturday two free zones in Charente-Maritime, one in Royale, the other in Saint. This is the sixth edition in the department. A free zone is like a flea market or an empty attic except that there is no transaction, no exchange of money or barter. During this day, everyone gets what he wants and gives what he wants. The one who comes empty-handed can also leave with business.

The objective of these days is to raise awareness of re-use and the fight against waste, because many objects are thrown away at the waste dump when they can re-use. Volunteers in safety vest help to deal with the things. According to Merle, communication and prevention manager, "it is impossible to pick up items at the waste disposal center, it is prohibited and dangerous, so we thought that organizing free zones could raise awareness So that they could see that the objects they no longer needed served others."

According to the mixed union, re-use and repair make it possible to avoid 13 kilos of waste per inhabitant per year.

"An extraordinary idea"

In Saint, among the people who made the trip in this free zone installed in the multipurpose hall, there is Jean who comes for the first time. A friend told him about the concept; he has a hard time believing it: "I find this extraordinary idea, it questions me and I am curious so I come to see if it is true". And that's true, Claudine can confirm it. She has come for three years to recover "what she needs and no more". Claudine arrives with a list a head, this time she searches for children's books and clothes.

Next to the room where all the stuff is gathered, the clothes, the books, the knick-knacks, there is a line of cars and people who come to lay down what they no longer want. The young woman "loves the zones of gratuity". She brings every year the things she does not need any more so that they have "a second life" and then she goes to hunt for her and for her children.

To manage these free zones, on each site, there are about sixty volunteers, all in fluorescent reflective vest. The associations are integrated into the project because they want to make them known. According to Merle, "It is to tell people, the objects you get here; you can buy them all year round in solidarity shops at very low prices."


Workers in safety vest for developing "Yamanote Line"

After midnight, workers wear safety vest removal and installation work of the splitter and the rolling iron machine under yellow lighting has been made.

Midnight rehearsal

 After closing, museums and accept the special visitors at night, that night tours such as the aquarium is calling topic. The daytime bustle of another world, hushed fantastic atmosphere is it he popularity.

 In that sense, there is no one was discarded quite a train station after leaving the last train, I think.

 That night, was around the other 21 o'clock when I arrived at the Yangon Central Station. Lost people of the signs, the outer wall of the cream that emerge dazed in darkness lit by light is fantastic, there was even somewhere romantic.

 Patter ..., up the stairs while listening to the echoing awfully on the premises of their footsteps was silenced, across the line 3 of the platform.

 While feeling gloomy air of mid-May, which was ahead of the rainy season entering the verge is from clinging to the skin, and are walking silently down the line, from the front, Khan, I heard the metallic sound and low motor sound that Khan.

 Band of light is shaking to wobbling. When I approached, it was found that it is the reflection of fluorescent tape affixed to the reflective vest.

 A man who was wearing a helmet is about 30 people, moving around briskly. What to say, even with the "1, 2, 3!” It is more and more removed the concrete sleepers with shout. Order must finish the work by tomorrow morning, everyone, and it seriously. Under the light of a yellow fluorescent lamp, glowing and sparkling eyes of men.

 After a while, beside the gravel called basket full of ballast comes carried one after another, one man swung up a big hammer with the whole body, and began driving the Inukugi to sleepers. Is also not mistyped once, in the figure to continue waving silently hammer, the voice of admiration rises from Japanese to watch the work.

 The first section will be built in the UK in 1877, which has been placed under the governance of; after independence also extends from the point of view of the minority measures and national unity have been repeated Myanmar railway. However, track maintenance and repair, or for the updating of the facility has not been almost done, in recent years, not only the loss or delay of speed, are also frequent accidents such as derailment.

 In particular, the current situation where electrical interlock device to control the traffic signals and the turnout required for the safe operation of the train have been used over the useful lives, not only interfere with the train scheduled service, great even in the safety of the plane problem's.

 Based on this current situation, Japan in March 2014, for about 140 kilometers between the Yangon Central Station and Pyuntaza station, train central monitoring equipment and train for a unified grasp the position information of the train is operated automatically when approaching with to develop a railway crossing automatic warning device in grant aid, it decided to renovate Yangon Station signal system.

 Along with this, sequentially and one of the branching unit were divided or different line a line or crossed, rolling iron machine to change the route from January 2017, it was supposed to be replaced.

 To say that, because we cannot stop the train during the day, to carry out the work is limited to the time until the first train runs from out last train. So, one set the current of the device, in order to try to measure the time required for the installation actually removes it again, night work wear reflective clothing at the beginning was supposed to be done.


The compulsory yellow vest for two motorized wheels

Like motorists, drivers of two or three wheelers will obligation from 1 January 2016 to have on board a yellow safety vest, according to a decree published on Sunday in the Official.

Officially called "high visibility vest," "Reflective vest" or "fluorescent jacket" by some, this accessory will be within hand drivers of "motor vehicle with two or three wheels or a quadricycle engine, without fairing.”

"They should dispose of them or in storage of their vehicles (net, trunk) and wear the reflective vest when they come down from their vehicle after an emergency stop, to improve their visibility," says Decree.

Mandatory since 1 July 2008 for motorists - like red triangle - the fluorescent yellow vest, complies with the regulations in force (CE marking), must be endorsed by the driver before leaving his vehicle in case of immobilization on the floor or its surroundings after an emergency stop.

Violators will incur a fine of 11 Euros if no jacket on board, 135 Euros if they do not carry the following emergency stop.


Reflective accessory for pedestrians? Attention to the law, police remind

With the coming of autumn, chilly weather and shorter days are still to pedestrians’ highly topical reflective tape on clothing. It’s also wearing bad visibility while walking along the road outside the village compulsory.

"Now I have something to fall reflective bought the whole family, including her husband. Children have reflective elements directly on briefcases, but that does not wear all the time, "he explained the woman thirty-three. All purchased reflective tape that usually worn on the leg, and then the children have wheels, which they placed on the zipper jackets.

Pedestrian, who was wearing dark clothing, the driver recorded a distance of less than twenty meters. When wearing a reflective vest, the driver can see at a distance of two hundred meters. It is because the material reflects light in a narrow cone back to the source.

Just let SEE

Items of reflective material is best to place the knees or on the sleeves and waist level. When people have only one reflective element, it is important that it should mounted on the side towards the road and not hidden somewhere under clothing. Purchase can be, for example, stationery, sports goods stores, a supermarket, but also in a newsagent, a post office and a gas station.

Since the end of February, an amendment to the Act which clearly stipulates that pedestrians moving on the road outside the village must have at reduced visibility wearing reflective material. These must be visible from the front and from behind. "The inspections will focus on it. But rather we focus on prevention. We strive to people to warn these things, "said police spokesman. The closest preventive actions who can see the winner take place on November 11.


Road safety: how to remain visible on foot or by bicycle when the night comes down?

When night falls, pedestrians and cyclists are vulnerable. The workers without a safety vestcan’t be seen clearly when the light is dimly. The winter season is almost half the pedestrians killed last year, and accidents involving cyclists are increasing. Preventive actions are carried out.

Visible up to 150 meters

Retro reflective stick strips on the schoolbag children or in the back of cycling proves particularly effective. Beyond 30 meters, an individual having these stickers continues to be visible up to 150 meters.

It is also essential that the bikes are visible at night. For this, the lights should be installed. A danger retractor can also sit on the motorbike so that motorists take more distance to overtake the cyclist. Finally, it is advisable to wear a reflective vest.


Two wheelers: the compulsory yellow vest

From 1 January 2016, the bikers will have to hold them or in storage their vehicle a high visibility vest, commonly referred to as "yellow vest" or "safety vest".

In case of emergency stop, they should wear it at the descent of their two or three wheels to improve their visibility. Compliance with this requirement may be checked by the police and fined by a contravention of 1st class for non-detention and 4th class in the case of not wearing the reflective vest as a result of an emergency stop (11 Euros for the absence of the jacket up to 135 Euros if it is not worn in case of emergency stop ..

Reminder: the night cyclists riding off or agglomeration day by poor visibility should carry with them a fluorescent safety vest certified with CE mark on this one. The possession of this retro-reflective safety vest is mandatory for all motorists.


That's to do with breakdowns on the highway

The engine stutters, the car will slow down the other cars race past a. Those who remain are on the highway, must be careful. What to do now? Reflective accessory and safety vest can help you.

The important thing is that you do not panic and act rashly. Remember that the car does not count on the highway with pedestrians and go much faster than in the city. With these tips you can master the next breakdown on the highway.

Step 1: road users warn

Once you realize that their car is something wrong, you should turn on the hazard lights to warn the traffic behind. Should also the hazard lights have failed, you need to draw attention to them by raising hands. This should take if possible the passenger.

Step 2: Walk from the kerbside

Control at the first signs of a breakdown a suitable place to stop, if possible, a breakdown bay or regular parking. Who is not able to get there, must be the vehicle on the hard shoulder, but in any case leave as much as possible at the right edge of the roadway.

Step 3: The safety vest is mandatory

Once the vehicle is stationary, you should wear a safety reflective vest. If the situation allows, you can first get out and they create there. As of July 01, 2014 in Germany, the requirement to carry such applies. "However, we recommend carry additional west, so that passengers from a distance can be seen leaving the car," explains Kurt, President of the German road (DVW).

"Most important, exit the vehicle on the passenger side and embark directly behind the guardrail," says Kurt.

Step 4: Set up the warning triangle

If all occupants of moving traffic in security secure the vehicle from: Place the warning triangle with reflective tape at the right edge of the roadway on. On motorways there should be 150 meters ahead of the broken-down vehicle are positioned so that the following road users sufficient time to adjust their driving behavior accordingly. Offer guidance delineators that are placed every 50 meters.

Step 5: call roadside assistance

Or you call the breakdown service. Many drivers use her phone. It is important to convey the exact breakdown location and direction of travel. Per GPS on the navigation device or smartphone to people can easily locate.


Karl Lagerfeld promotes safety vests

"It's yellow, it's ugly, it matches anything," said the German fashion designer describes the safety vests that you have to carry in France from July in the car. But because they save lives, Lagerfeld supported the action and clips itself the fashion sensation through.


France has been able to fashion German Karl Lagerfeld persuade them to promote safety vests on the road. "It's yellow, it's ugly, it matches anything, but it can save lives," said Lagerfeld, who for the presented in Paris on Wednesday educational campaign even plated areflective vest.


Motorists in France must have a safety vest with reflective material and a warning triangle in the car in July; October a penalty of 135 Euros is payable if the police caught a driver without. The government wants to end the month with billboards and radio spots on the new regulation carefully.


Work comfortably in reflective shorts, shirt and vest

Finally summer. It’s time for a breezy outfit, even at work. Thus, the summer clothing matches the overall image of the company, has expanded workwear collections Dynamic. Work Shorts new artisan collection is practical: Many pockets offer enough space for work utensils. Reflective piping ensures safety and express style.

The waistband is adjustable and cut a bit higher in the back, so the pant fits well also when stooping. The matching work vest offers more elbow room and plenty of storage. The shorts and vests are available in the same colors as the other items in the collection, so that the appearance remains uniform. The Dynamic latest collection has been extended to short working trousers and reflective vest

The casual dress in outdoor look makes in the summer version with every movement. Buy or rent? Convince especially with seasonal products the benefits of renting. Because of the order of shorts and shirts is made quickly. Articles in the fall can be canceled at short notice similarly, according to the manufacturer.

The customer saves thereby the purchasing and storage of summer equipment. In addition, the service principle for clean clothing ensures: The Company offers the pick of the reflective clothing worn and delivers freshly washed clothes. A service that, if one quickly gets while working up a sweat, especially in summer, provides great relief.

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