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Only 1 in 4 French people know what this new sign means even though it could save lives

“Only 1 in 4 French people know what this new sign means even though it can save lives”

This new panel has been designed. added to the highway code in 2011 and yet still very few French people know what it means.

Road accidents cause thousands of deaths per year, not to mention injuries. Knowledge and recognition of road signs are essential to guarantee safety. ;eacute; of everyone on the road. Yet three out of four French people do not know the meaning of a particular sign.

The panel in question is triangular in shape with a border. red. It represents a vehicle emitting waves. It symbolizes the potential presence of patches of fog or smoke on the road. This panel is generally placed on the wall. upstream of areas where The risk of fog formation is high, especially near bodies of water, valleys or forests. It alerts drivers to the need for repairs. to reduce their speed and increase their vigilance.  The fact that many motorists are unaware of its meaning underlines the importance of awareness and awareness. #39;Safety Education road.

Only 1 in 4 French people know what this new sign means even though it could save lives

Fog considerably reduces visibility. on the road, making driving extremely hazardous. Accidents due to fog are often serious due to the high speeds at high speeds. which they occur. The drivers, not perceiving the danger à time, often do not have the opportunity to brake or maneuver to avoid a collision. It is in this context that the fog patch warning sign takes on its full importance. It serves as a reminder to drivers of the need for security. adapt their driving to weather conditions.

Unfortunately, the ignorance of the meaning of this sign by a large majority of of French drivers is worrying. This lack of awareness can have dramatic consequences, as it deprives drivers of a crucial warning that could save their lives. It is therefore imperative to strengthen awareness and education campaigns on the meaning and importance of road signs.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116