Path Cost Report: The toll costs are increasing

Path Cost Report: The toll costs are increasing

The Federal Ministry of Transport has prepared a new infrastructure cost report. Accordingly, the transport over the road for the German economy is becoming more expensive. [...]

Fewer accidents with autonomously driving cars

Fewer accidents with autonomously driving cars

German citizens hope for more safety and environmental protection through autonomously driving cars. But the reality looks still different. [...]

Legal certainty of the electronic delivery receipt

Legal certainty of the electronic delivery receipt

Signing on electronic devices is now common practice. Not only in the field of forwarding, but also at cash registers of supermarkets increasingly pads are available and make electronic signatures technically possible. But does this signature have the same legally binding effect as the old-fashioned signature on paper? And what does that mean for the electronic delivery receipt? [...]

Liability issues with autonomously driving cars not sufficiently clarified

Liability issues with autonomously driving cars not sufficiently clarified

The first autonomously driving cars could roll over the highways in just over seven years. While the developers make technically fast progress, there are still many legal gaps. [...]

The beautiful new world: artificial intelligence in traffic

The beautiful new world: artificial intelligence in traffic

The industry association Bitkom claims that most Germans see very big chances for artificial intelligence (AI) in vehicles. [...]

Toll: The OBU gets dumber

Toll: The OBU gets dumber

On 1 July, the network of toll roads will be extended. Toll operator Toll Collect states that the electronic devices in the vehicle can then no longer have the road network on board. The effort is too big. But then the route statement disappears from the display. [...]

Diesel driving bans: Court decision with far-reaching consequences

Diesel driving bans: Court decision with far-reaching consequences

The Federal Administrative Court (BVerG) has decided that diesel driving bans in cities can be a tried and tested means of meeting the required limits. Whether this can lead to supply shortages, remains to be seen, because even here, the court points to a proportionate action. [...]

Traffic safety: Distraction is often the cause of accidents

Traffic safety: Distraction is often the cause of accidents

90 percent of all truck accidents are wholly or at least partly caused by human error. Guest author Christoph Becker advises on road safety and gives tips on how to drive in a more concentrated and safer way. [...]