Flashcards in Vehicles Lighting System Deck (26):
What colour and efficiency should the front minimum/presence lights be?
White, visible at a distance of 150m
What colour and efficiency should the front medium/crossing lights be?
White/yellow, illuminating the ground to a max. of 30m
What colour and efficiency should the front maximum/road lights be?
White/yellow, illuminating the ground to a max. of 100m
What colour should the front indicators be?
What colour should the front fog lights be?
What colour and efficiency should the rear minimum/presence lights be?
Red, visible at a distance of 150m
What colour should the rear brake lights be?
Red/orange - only when service brake is used
What colour should the rear fog lights be?
You can have 1 or 2, but if it's 1 then it should be on the left side
What colour should the rear indicators be?
What colour and efficiency should the rear number plate lights be?
White, visible at a distance of 20m
What colour and efficiency should the rear reverse lights be?
White, shouldn't blind and visible at a distance of 10m
When should you use the minimum/presence lights?
White awaiting the opening of a level crossing
Or during stop and parking in places where lighting does not allow the vehicle to be visible at a distance of 100m
When should the medium/crossing lights always be used?
In reversible traffic lanes
Vehicles transporting dangerous goods
Motorcycles, mopeds, tricycles or quad cars
In adverse weather conditions
When should the medium/crossing lights be used at night time?
In places where road illumination allows a visibility not inferior to 100m
Crossing other users
In the approximation of a closed level crossing
What are the warning lights?
Using all indicators at the same time?
When do use warning lights?
When the vehicle represents a special danger to other users in the road
If the vehicle suddenly reduces speed
In case of forced immobilization due to accident or damage
When the vehicle is being towed
If you have a break down in lights, which lights must be functional in order for you to still be able to circulate?
2 medium lights OR 1 medium light on the left and 2 minimum lights at the front
1 minimum light on the left and 1 brake light at the rear
If I have a sudden break down on lights while driving in what situation am I allowed to continue driving until the next service station?
If the warning lights are still functional
If the breakdown happens in the motorway or on the road reserved to cars and motorcycles then this is not enough and the car must be stopped immediately
What are outline marker lights?
Lights for vehicles with more than 2,10 in width
2 white in the front
2 red in the rear
What are side presence lights?
Lights for vehicles with more than 6m in length in an amber colour
What are blue flashing lights for?
Police, army, fire department, civilian protection, ambulances (fast moving)
Should be visible at a distance of 50m
What are yellow flashing lights for?
Towing vehicles, industrial machines, agricultural machines (slow moving)
Should be visible at a distance of 100m
What vehicles should have reflectors?
Motorcycles should have one or two reflectors at the rear in red
Trailers, semi trailers, agricultural machines and industrial machines should have 2 triangular reflectors in red at the read
What weight do vehicles have to have in order to carry a yellow/red striped plate?
A gross weight over 3500kg
What length do vehicles need to be in order to carry a red/yellow special plate?
12m in length, with or without a trailer