7. THE USE OF HAZARD LIGHTS AND WARNING TRIANGLE

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44. The hazard lights shall be turned on:

1) in case of a traffic accident;

2) in case of a forced stop in places where stopping is prohibited;

3) when reversing;

4) when the driver is blinded by headlights;

5) when towing (on a towed power-driven vehicle);

6) when standing and parking on unlit sections of roads or in conditions of insufficient visibility with defective marker lights;

7) outside the settlement when standing at the side of the road in the case when its width is insufficient for a complete exit from the carriageway or it is not possible to determine the width of the side of the road in these road conditions.

Hazard lights shall also be switched on in other cases to warn road users of the danger that the vehicle may create.


45. After turning on the hazard lights, as well as in case of its malfunction or absence, immediately puts up an emergency stop sign (or a flashing red light) on the carriageway from the side of the greatest danger when:

1) traffic accident;

2) a forced stop in places where it is prohibited, or places where the visibility of the road is less than one hundred meters in at least one direction.

An emergency stop sign (or a flashing red light) is installed at a distance that provides, in a specific situation, a timely warning to other drivers about the danger at a distance of at least fifteen meters from the vehicle in built-up areas and thirty meters outside built-up areas.


46. In the absence or malfunction of an emergency light signalling, an emergency stop sign shall be attached to the rear of the towed power-driven vehicle.



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