Healthy load on the roof – we pass by the traffic police without stops!
The reader’s question is answered by the head of the Main Directorate for Road Safety of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Lieutenant General of Police Mikhail Chernikov.
Illuminated the bottom of the car. Is it necessary to issue? – traffic police response
There will be no questions when fulfilling the requirements of Section 23 of the Rules of the Road “Transportation of Goods”. In particular, the load must be securely fastened. Its mass should not exceed the values established by the manufacturers of both your car and the trunk that is used for transportation. In this case, the trunk itself must match the model of your car (information on this should be contained in the manual for the trunk).
The load should not restrict the driver’s view, obstruct control or impair the stability of the vehicle. Cargo protruding beyond the vehicle’s dimensions by more than 1 meter in front or behind or by more than 0.4 meters on the side of the outer edge of the side light, shall be marked with the “Bulky cargo” identification marks, and in the dark and in low visibility conditions , in addition, in front – with a lamp or retroreflector of white color, behind – with a lamp or retroreflector of red color.