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ASTM-SIAS Motorway Operators ensure active surveillance throughout motorways from a dedicated traffic control centre open 24/7. Patrols from both the Road Police and Motorway Operator are on non-stop duty on the road to keep an eye on traffic through videocameras and weather sensors.
The Road Police and Motorway Operator provides you with the latest information available in real time on radio channels, websites and variable message signs.
Nonetheless, weather conditions may reduce visibility in winter, or they might become extremely harsh and change suddenly in space and time. Accordingly, safety on motorways depends even on your careful attention and your capacity to adjust your speed to the actual visibility.
Whenever visibility is poor.
Use your headlights correctly – front fog-lights, rear fog-light and light signals for danger ("the four indicators flashing") – in the event of sudden hold-up.
In case of fog with less than 100 m visibility, drive slower than 50 km/h and keep your speed moderate and steady.
Keep safety distance and check particularly for road marking and signs as certain landmarks.
Do not stop on the emergency lane except for cases of extreme need (vehicle breakdown preventing you to drive on, sudden indisposition, etc.). In such cases, turn on the four indicators and navigation lights, with the red rear fog-light still on.
If you get out of your vehicle, always wear your reflective jacket and stay in a safe position.
Collisions in fog are rather rare, but they are likely to have particularly serious consequences – many vehicles involved and very serious injuries to people and material damages. Do not drive at a speed higher than what allows you to have a good visibility; avoid any behaviour that might trigger a chain of lethal collisions.
ART. 140 (PRINCIPIO INFORMATORE DELLA CIRCOLAZIONE)
ART. 141 (VELOCITÀ)
ART. 142 (LIMITI DI VELOCITÀ)
ART. 151 (DEFINIZIONI RELATIVE ALLE SEGNALAZIONI VISIVE E ALL’ILLUMINAZIONE DEI VEICOLI A MOTORE E DEI RIMORCHI) ART. 152 (SEGNALAZIONE VISIVA E ILLLUMINAZIONE DEI VEICOLI) ART. 153 (USO DEI DISPOSITIVI DI SEGNALAZIONE VISIVA E DI ILLUMINAZIONE DEI VEICOLI A MOTORE E DEI RIMORCHI)
Road code implementation regulations
ART. 342 (OBBLIGO DI LIMITARE LA VELOCITÀ)
ART. 343 (LIMITAZIONI TEMPORANEE DI VELOCITÀ)
Speed is my passion … No fear in tunnels Never drive when you’re tired Don’t ...
Speed is my passion … No fear in tunnels Never drive when you’re tired Don’t eat or drink while driving Don’t smoke while driving Check the medicaments you take before driving