It is getting dark already getting used to, which has a negative impact on the number of traffic accidents; it’s not better for the road safety. Last year, a third of tragic accidents occurred at night, while driving fewer cars. Attention would however not give only drivers but also pedestrians who are in similar collisions due to poor visibility frequently die. How does one properly dressed to be clearly visible from a distance? Here are some tips.
It’s the worst part of the year for both drivers and pedestrians. But why in the winter months on the road were dying so often? Blame the time change, which comes with earlier.
While last night when accidents killed an average of 31% of all fatalities in November, were 47% in December and 56% in January to 50%. Much less the contrary, it was in May (8%) and July (10%).
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* Traffic accidents killed 131 pedestrians 72 in the dark.
* Outside the resort at night killed 38 pedestrians without safety vest in the village 32nd
* Some 47% of accident victims died on the highway at night. In villages, it was 28% and the roads I to III class around 30%.
"The night of the accident is really dangerous. All road users without distinction should strictly abide by the principle of see and be seen," he advised the Aha!
Do you feel that you will not save any yellow reflective stripe? In that case, you should know that in the dark the driver sees pedestrians with reflective accessories to ten times greater distance than without them. Best thing, if you wear bright clothes and combine it with reflective tape.
The law then states that as a pedestrian, you must have reflective elements, not only at night but even in poor visibility conditions such as at dusk and dawn, or even in the daytime, when visibility is affected by heavy rain or fog. And whenever you go outside of the village in a place where there is no street lighting.