Skips get a warning
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BUILDERS' skips will neei be fitted with the same de of vertical fluorescent and lective warning marker goods vehicles from Janue next year.
In an effort to reduce number of accidents invol unlit skips, the Departmer Transport has made Rel tions demanding the fitmel markings as near as possib the outer top corners of ends of each skip, with thE of the marking no more 1.5m above the ground v the skip is on the ground.
It will be illegal to obs the markings with any pa the skip, or to fit them to E They should only be fitted door if there is no altern and in such a case the should be left open only loading and unloading.
Lights should still be fittE skips for use at night, bui new markings need not fitted if the skip is to be lef tirely on a verge or footway A Department of Tram leaflet is being prepared will be available later this through trade associations skip manufacturers in timi the Regulations taking effe(