Flashcards in Special Vehicles Deck (10):
What are the classifications for heavy passenger transport vehicles with more than 22 places?
Class I: vehicles made for standing passengers
Class II: vehicles made for seated passengers but allowing standing passengers
Class III: vehicles made only for seated passengers
What are the classifications for heavy passenger transport vehicles with less than 22 places?
Class A: vehicles made for standing passengers
Class B: vehicles made for seated passengers
What must all transport vehicles and taxis have?
Vehicles or combinations of vehicles exceeding the regulatory weight or size should do what?
-Request a special traffic authorization to the traffic department IMT
-Be accompanied by 1 or 2 pilot cars
-Be accompanied by a GNR or PSP motorcade
-have signaled the load limits if it exceeds dimensions
If the load exceeds the width of the vehicle what should it be signaled by?
A red and white diagonally stripped rectangle panel
If the load exceeds the length of the vehicle what should it be signaled by?
A red and white diagonally stripped square panel
What should the transport of dangerous goods be signaled by?
2 orange square panels, one at the front and one at the rear.
They should also use crossing lights
What vehicles are priority vehicles?
Vehicles that properly signal their march:
-Similar civilian protection vehicles
AND any vehicles properly signaling their rescue mission by:
-Alternately using crossing lights and road lights
-Repeatedly using sound signals
What traffic rules do priority vehicles have to respect?
-Traffic agent orders
-The giveway rule into motorways and roads reserved to cars and motorcycles
-The priority rule for vehicles leaving a level crossing
They also have to:
-Stop at red lights. But they can proceed before the green light
-Stop at stop signals at crossroads and junctions to ensure they're not endangering anyone