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Vehicle Safety Equipment
This safety harness will represent your safety inside a vehicle, as that is its main purpose. They do not only prevent vehicle occupants from having fatal injuries but to reduce the gravity of injuries in general in case of collision.
System of Brakes:
Good systems of brake are essential to ensure the safety of all drivers, passengers and pedestrians, so make sure that the brake system is working properly, in other words, that the brake of foot can stop your vehicle because it is strong enough.
The parking brake has to be very strong as well, that is, stopping your vehicle in no more than 55 feet when driving at a speed of 20 mph. Another aspect to consider when it comes to the parking brake is that it should keep your vehicle still on a hill.
A vehicle lightning system provides the necessary illumination to drive whenever it is dark, to give information about its further direction and intention, its current position and speed and even its size. It also makes it more visible for both drivers and pedestrians.
The light system of your vehicle has lightning devices and signaling devices, that are placed at the front, rear and sides of your vehicles; sometimes, depending on the vehicle and its use there will be lights and/or signals integrated on top of it.
The required lights on a vehicle are:
The hirer must check the condition of the car, from inside and outside, and to keep record of whatever damage or imperfection that was not already noticed. This procedure is essential no matter if the car is delivered directly to you or if a third person will get it instead, everybody needs to make sure this check-up procedure is conducted seriously and carefully.
An aspect that has to be double checked is the condition of the windscreen, check for any cracks or whatever may be wrong with it. Another important aspect to take into account is the condition of remote devices and locks. Double check these too.
Your vehicle may have its safety features upgraded by purchasing some interesting accessories such as:
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