As well as outlining the use of red, blue, green and white beacons, the rules say that an amber beacon may be fitted to a vehicle in accordance with a traffic management plan approved by a road-controlling authority.
It also allows for the use of an amber beacon when the vehicle is going to be stopped or driven slowly and where other road users nee...
Thursday Apr 22, 2010
Amid growing anger in Russia over state officials and businessmen using special sirens on their cars to flout traffic regulations, the country's Parliament is considering a law that would drastically restrict their use.
The flashing blue lights, or migalki as they are known in Russian, are the bane of ordinary motorists, especially in the capital.
Driving at high speed down the wrong side of the road, whizzing through Moscow's notorious traffic jams while ambulances an...