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How to use the warning triangle correctly?

2020-09-15

The warning triangle is easy to be ignored by car owners because of its small size and low frequency of use. In fact, it can play a huge role in protecting your personal safety. of course. It is necessary to master the standard use method to give full play to the warning triangle, so as to provide us with better protection.

 

1. What is the distance of the warning triangle?

 

When an accident occurs, the owner of the vehicle should set a warning triangle 50 meters to 100 meters behind the vehicle; while on the expressway, set a warning sign 150 meters away from the rear of the vehicle. Increase the distance to 200 meters.

 

2. The warning triangle cannot be placed behind the side of the vehicle

 

 When an accident requires an emergency stop on the road, the warning triangle should be placed directly behind or in the same lane, not behind the side; otherwise, it will not only serve as a warning, but it may also mislead the judgment of vehicles coming from behind, which is easier to increase. The probability of a second accident.

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3. Do not use other items as warning signs in the event of an accident

 

Remember not to use other items as a warning triangle, as this will not serve as a warning at all. If there are no children's shoes on the car or the warning signs have been broken, you must "restock" as soon as possible.

 

4. Do not hold the warning triangle with your hands

 

    What should I do if the bracket of the warning triangle is broken? In the boundless traffic, let alone stand there with a triangle sign, just look at it like this and feel dangerous. However, such a dangerous move really exists in reality. This kind of seemingly "floating high" method can neither serve as a warning, nor may it cause trouble for oneself. You must remember that you must not do it.

 

5. After placing the warning sign, turn on the double flashing lights

 

  The warning triangle is placed to remind the car from the rear that there is a car parked on the side of the road, please slow down; and the double flashing lights are turned on to tell the car from the rear and which vehicle has the accident.