STC introduces new rules for drivers - must
have safety vest. Soon,
drivers have safety vest in the races. From 2012 it becomes mandatory safety
- We want everyone to have it because there
are risks involved in the races, says Mats Fransson at STC.
STC has decided on several changes for the
harness racing next year.
Coachmen receiving körlicens after January
1 must have an approved armor at all run on the banks, stables and training
From 2012, all drivers have safety vest.
- We want everyone to have safety vest with
tape because there are risks. Within monte sport is already compulsory.
This requires that they must sew their dressar. It is a great investment
because the drivers have until 2012 on, says Mats Fransson, Head of
Communications at STC.
Måldomarna also called for tougher rules
for drivers in reflective vest who run the reins. Therefore, there has been an
addition to the regulations.
"In driving otherwise than by driving
whip charioteer must not kick against the horse, push the rod backwards, boxer,
operate or tugging hard on the reins," writes the STC.