SCHMITZ Cargobull will now be equipping all vehicles from its semi-trailer, curtainsider and tipper trailer product lines with flashing side marking lights as standard to prevent accidents when turning. For example, cyclists riding next to the trailer can become aware of the turning manoeuvre much earlier thanks to the flashing side marking lights, enabling them to respond accordingly.
This technical development is based on a change to ECE R48 which states that at least three flashing side lights must be linked to the turn signals.
To meet this requirement, Schmitz Cargobull launched its flashing side marking lights back in 2017. Since then, a large number of customers have invested in this offer. In the future this function will be offered as standard for all DACH and BeNeLux markets.