Flicker can save your life

A joint RAID of our company with the traffic police to prevent violations of pedestrian traffic rules was held on September 23.

In the morning we rush to work, sometimes forgetting the rules of the road, many run across the street in the wrong place, appealing to the fact that, closer and more convenient, others forget to put on clothes in the dark flicker, which will help drivers see them from a distance. Although cost savings would become a life and health of the pedestrian.

A poignant example for all city residents was a tragic case which resulted in two deaths on the road. According to the Investigative Committee of the Minsk region: on the morning of 22 November in Borisov on the unregulated pedestrian crossing the truck "MAZ" made arrival on the woman with the child.

From the injuries the 7-year-old girl and her 45-year-old mother died. Appointed a number of examinations, including the technical condition of heavy vehicles and the cause of death of the deceased. Driver, 1961, is in the process of examination. Previously, he was sober. Borisov district Department of the Investigative Committee brought criminal case on signs of structure of the crime provided by part 3 of article 317 of the criminal code (violation of traffic rules, entailed on imprudence death of two persons).

The results of the RAID only for the period from 7.00 to 8.00 was composed of 7 administrative protocols, fined and warned pedestrians who crossed the road in the wrong place or were not marked flicker.

Where the survival instinct can work for fear of losing hard earned. We remind you that according to the Code of administrative offences for no flicker faces a fine in the amount from one to three base units.

Treat its security responsibly is not just save you from having to explain to the police, but it can save your life.


Reflective elements (flicker) is not a talisman, its presence does not in itself guarantee security. The driver needs to see the flicker then he sees you and can react.

To achieve the maximum effect from the use of the flickers you can, if you attach them so that they were visible from all sides, suggest in the SAI.

Reflective tape can be fastened on the sleeve or pant leg, and the suspension pin to fasten to clothing. She should be hanging on the height of the knee from the side of the roadway.

It is best to use two or more reflectors on the right and on the left side.

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