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BACKING-UP ALARM [1 record]

Record 1 2017-01-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Construction Site Equipment
  • Road Safety
  • Mining Dangers and Mine Safety
  • Electrical Equipment (Motor Vehicles)
DEF

A device that automatically sounds a continuous or intermittent signal whenever the vehicle is backing up. It is used on some trucks and buses and required on some off-road vehicles.

CONT

The mechanical backup alarm is attached to the hub of a curbside wheel and automatically sounds when the wheel moves backward.

OBS

backup alarm: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

OBS

backup alarm: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériel de chantier
  • Sécurité routière
  • Exploitation minière (dangers et sécurité)
  • Équipement électrique (Véhicules automobiles)
DEF

Élément de sécurité qui avertit les usagers se trouvant derrière le véhicule qui recule.

OBS

Connecté aux feux de recul, [ce dispositif] retentit automatiquement lorsque le conducteur passe la marche arrière.

OBS

avertisseur de recul; signal sonore de marche arrière : termes en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

OBS

avertisseur de recul; avertisseur de marche arrière : termes uniformisés par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

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