the evening paper to read your image in Tampere taxi on the roof of the perceived signs and consider whether the sign law requirements.
the evening paper explored the issue of the taxi union, the police and the Finnish Transport safety agency Trafi.
Trafi specific expert Timo Kärkkäinen suspect that the image in the sign lights do not meet the requirements of the acts.
the taxi sign lights should be black-yellow. The image suggests that there should be used other colors. It would seem that not all provisions of the lamps, he estimates.
Kärkkäinen also says that the advertising screen, which has a different colored texts and moving images, are not permitted.
– they too have to transport some be. These have been monitored, and the control unit is the thing known.
the Legislation is precise provisions of the vehicle of the light, but instead a sign of the size and the text is no longer in the current legislation, no restrictions.
Kärkkäinen according to trafi is responsible for transport accessories of the control. Police again, in turn, to ensure that vehicles are in traffic in a legal condition.
police chief Samppa Holopainen said that the police contrary to the provisions of the lights is not yet much come. He said that in practice the provisions of the anti-light can follow fine. In addition, the police may order that a vehicle is not allowed to move before the provisions of the anti-light is removed.
He pointed out that this is a new phenomenon. Eventually, the practice as to what is a warrant against the light, is determined through case law.
– These are for interpretation things.the taxi union needs clarity of
taxi association ceo Timo Koskinen said, that the taxi association is not in itself anything in the image such as signs, but the federation would wish the current situation clarity.
– We have known that the market has become the actors, who sell the cab lights, which even gets rolling ad images. We have had a debate Trafi with, and to us have answered, that such lights are not possible, but still have them show on the market.
Koskinen will experience the current situation unclear.
– If this is considered to be good and lawful, then fine, but if not, then the basic problem is that no one is monitoring the legislation.
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