- Firstly, at least three persons shall be employed to drive or conduct such locomotive, and if more than two waggons or carriages he attached thereto, an additional person shall be employed, who shall take charge of such waggons or carriages;
- Secondly, one of such persons, while any locomotive is in motion, shall precede such locomotive on foot by not less than sixty yards, and shall carry a red flag constantly displayed, and shall warn the riders and drivers of horses of the approach of such locomotives, and shall signal the driver thereof when it shall be necessary to stop, and shall assist horses, and carriages drawn by horses, passing the same,
tisdag 25 juli 2017
The Red Flag Act
Eller sagan om hur ett land halkade efter i teknik och industriutvecklingen.
In United Kingdom, the Locomotive Acts, was a policy requiring self-propelled vehicles to be led by a pedestrian waving a red flag or carrying a lantern to warn bystanders of the vehicle's approach. In particular The Locomotive Act 1865, also known as Red Flag Act, stated:
The Red Flag Law was repealed in 1896, by which time the internal combustion engine was well into its infancy.
2016 slås det fast att svensk kärnkraft inte sätter av tillräckligt till sin egen avvecklingsfond (då har man ändå orealistiska förväntningar hur länge verken ska vara ekonomiska).