Training is now mandatory to install non-slip equipment in a vehicle according to a decision of the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport.
Since decades during the duration of snowfall we see drivers in the road to do not know how to place them non-slippery chains στα their cars as a result cause traffic jams the accident.
However this seems to be the case changes radically and with circular of Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport signed by Deputy Minister K. Michalis Papadopoulos most the training of candidate drivers is mandatory from the Driving Schools in installation and removal of non-slip equipment.
In particular, the circular states that: “Training of candidate drivers on the way placement in a vehicle non-slip equipment and subtraction of and on driving with reduced adhesion.
In accordance with the provisions of the above provision, vehicle drivers that do not carry special tiresare required to place in at least two (2) drive wheels non-slippery chains or other analogues non-slip mediawhen moving on a street with snow / frost, or if they are notified by regulatory plates (e.g. P-59) or from competent authorities.
In the context of the forecast for troubleshooting in normal traffic of vehicles during the duration of adverse weather conditions (such as snowfall, frost), the following are highlighted:
1. From now on, during practical trainingthe candidate drivers and drivers are trained necessarily in the way placement in vehicle non-slip equipment (chains or similar equipment) as well as subtraction of.
2. Please Directors of Studies of KETHEYO to draw special attention to trainers that provide theoretical training in prospective drivers and drivers for the due depth in the sections concerning driving with reduced adhesionthe use of specialists tires, the use non-slip equipment (chains) and so on ».
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