Come to visit the Zukunftskongress Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 in Berlin

Come to visit the Zukunftskongress Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 in Berlin

Under the motto “ Commercial vehicles - networked and efficient in the future”, commercial vehicle professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and future technologies at the DEKRA-organized Zukunftskongress für kommerzielle Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 (Future Congress for Commercial Vehicles) on November 7 and 8, 2017. [...]

Caution on the Internet! Cybersecurity

Caution on the Internet! Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity: The latest hacker attack clearly shows that E-Crime is still underestimated. [...]

Free apps controversy

Free apps controversy

The digital association Bitkom has expressed skepticism about the current decisions of the EU Council of Ministers on the EU directive on the law of contract for digital content. This is intended to introduce a specific consumer right for digital goods such as apps, music, films or games, as well as online services provided at EU level. [...]

“Ghost parking” – a potential accident risk

“Ghost parking” – a potential accident risk

Our guest author Christoph Becker informs about the dangers of ghost parking - and the penalties for illegal parking. [...]

Lack of truck parking spaces – digital networking will improve the daily struggle

Lack of truck parking spaces – digital networking will improve the daily struggle

Emergency lanes, motorway on- and off-ramps, driveways to rest stops or simply on the green. Today's drivers, especially in the early morning or evening hours, will likely be confronted with illegally parking trucks and the associated danger to the traffic on the motorways of Germany. [...]

Drivers, clear a path for rescue vehicles

Drivers, clear a path for rescue vehicles

Any driver can be involved in an accident. For the rest of the traffic, this usually means traffic jam, blocked motorways and waiting. For the victim(s) now every minute counts. The first requirement for the waiting traffic is to clear a path for the rescue vehicles. [...]

Holiday travel ban – from 1 July it is time again:

Holiday travel ban – from 1 July it is time again:

Trucks with a permissible total mass of more than 7.5 tons and tractors with trailers shall not be used in the period from 1 July to 31 August. This ban is valid every Saturday from 7 am to 8 pm. [...]

Securing of heavy-duty vehicles and buses in the BAB area

Securing of heavy-duty vehicles and buses in the BAB area

Our guest editor, Christoph Becker, chief of police, provides information on the correct securing of heavy-duty vehicles and motor-buses in the BAB sector. [...]