Mandatory reflective strips

From July 10Mandatory reflective strips

From July 10

Starting next July 10, 2011 will be mandatory to install reflective strips (signal V-23) in all freight vehicles to be registered and have more than 6 meters long and 2.1 meters wide and GVWs of more than 7.5 tons. The measure also affects all trailers over 3.5 tonnes.

The reflective stripes are installed around the contour of the vehicle, both the rear and the side. The width of the strips should be 5 centimeters, with a tolerance of +/- 1 cm. Reflective colors can be yellow or red on the back and yellow or white on the sides.

Other vehicles whether of goods or passengers ,, registered before July 10, 2011, are not required to install the bands, although other recommended for use.