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1

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

2

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

3

What must all transport vehicles and taxis have?

Fire extinguisher

4

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

5

If the load exceeds the width of the vehicle what should it be signaled by?

A red and white diagonally stripped rectangle panel

6

If the load exceeds the length of the vehicle what should it be signaled by?

A red and white diagonally stripped square panel

7

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

8

What vehicles are priority vehicles?

Vehicles that properly signal their march:
-Ambulances
-Police vehicles
-Fire brigade
-Similar civilian protection vehicles

AND any vehicles properly signaling their rescue mission by:
-Alternately using crossing lights and road lights
-Repeatedly using sound signals

9

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

10

When do vehicles NOT have to move out of the way for a priority vehicle?

-In motorways where priority vehicles use the road verge
-In areas where there is a reserved lane for priority vehicles