The Council of Ministers ready a bundle of reforms of the Allow Per Factors to ship to Congress. It additionally authorized a royal decree to manage roadside help providers. It’s on this the place we discover the three key dates of the V-16 gentle.

On daily basis, about 11,000 autos perform aid and rescue work on the street. Their work includes a excessive danger, a lot in order that, since 2017, 18 staff have misplaced their lives working. The target of the Royal Decree of Roadside Help Companies is to ensure the security of the sector. To do that, it consists of the measures that these providers should adjust to, all through the nationwide territory, for the rescue of a automobile that, on account of breakdown or accident, can’t proceed to flow into.

The three key dates of the V-16 emergency gentle

Some of the necessary factors of the royal decree of street help is the one which replaces the emergency triangles with the hazard signaling machine V-16.

It’s a gentle sign that’s positioned on the best a part of the immobilized automobile and emits a light-weight sign, seen in all instructions. The good benefit is that it eliminates the necessity for the motive force to get out of the automobile for positioning, as is the case with emergency triangles, thereby lowering the danger of being run over.

Additionally it is a linked machine: it emits a sign that alerts all emergency providers of the precise place of the immobilized automobile. Within the close to future, it can additionally alert the real-time visitors info programs put in within the vehicles.

Based on the royal decree for roadside help, there are three key dates for the brand new emergency gentle:

  • 2026. Though 2024 was mentioned, it can lastly be as of January 1, 2026 when the duty that all vehicles are outfitted with the emergency gentle sign
  • July 1, 2021. That it isn’t obligatory till 2026 doesn’t imply that you simply can’t begin utilizing it earlier, particularly contemplating all its benefits. The DGT has stated that, as of July 1, 2021, these drivers who want to take action will be capable to begin utilizing the emergency gentle
  • 2021-2026. What concerning the emergency triangles then? Site visitors has established a (lengthy) interval of emergency gentle triangles coexistence. Throughout the remaining months of 2021 and till January 1, 2026, these drivers who by chance, breakdown or another justified trigger should cease their automobile on the street should sign their place both with the triangles or with the emergency gentle

Sign V-27, the digital triangle

The royal decree on roadside help creates the V-27 sign, a “digital triangle” that shall be activated within the automobile’s “on-board” system to warn of the presence of an upcoming hazard.

Its incorporation to the automobile shall be voluntary and solely in these autos linked by telematic means with the Nationwide Entry Level for Site visitors and Mobility.

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