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Safety vest compulsory 2016 for Motorbikes

Safety vest to be compulsory for motorbikes
A safety vest is to be made compulsory from next year

Road safety- The measurement, challenged, aims to better protect drivers motorcycles and scooters in an emergency… The measure had been announced the beginning of the year, after the publication of bad figures of the mortality road. It is now Official: drivers two or three wheelers will obligation from 1 January 2016 to have on board a vest yellow, as motorists, according to a decree published Sunday auJournal Official. Officially called” high visibility vest”,” vest retroreflective” or” vest fluorescent” by some, this accessory must be at hand conductors” on them or in a storage of their vehicle( net, Safety Deposit…)” and they will” wear it when down their vehicle following an emergency stop to improve their visibility,” says the decree. Fine 11 to 135 euros Required since 1 July 2008 for motorists, as the red triangle signaling- vest yellow fluorescent, according to regulations( CE marking), must be coated by the driver before leaving his vehicle in case of capital on the floor or near as a result of an emergency stop. Offenders incur a fine of 11 euros in the absence vest on board, 135 euros if they do not wear as a result of an emergency stop. The measurement, several times announced, had been a lifting of shield the French Federation of bikers angry( FMWC). This encourages incentives to circulate with a right equipment( gloves, jacket with dorsal, boots…).

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