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IRU Position on retro-reflective contour marking of vehicles, (2005)

While supporting all measures that improve road safety if they are cost effective, the IRU declares that any decision to impose retro-reflective contour marking of vehicles would be premature as the main causes of accidents are still unknown. This position recommends completing the joint IRU-European Commission accident causation study and disregarding the methodology of the current EC study based on the CARE database which is considered unreliable by the IRU.

Published on: 26/05/2005 - 16:50
Author: IRU
Type of document: Policy documents
Category: Decarbonisation, Digitalisation, Road safety, Services
Region: Europe
Size: 3 pages