Entries in "Tips"

“Ghost parking” – a potential accident risk

October 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

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

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

July 1st, 2017 (No Comments)

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

June 30th, 2017 (No Comments)

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.

Microsleep can be fatal. Tips to stay awake.

June 28th, 2017 (No Comments)

Tiredness at the wheel can be fatal. Police chief commissioner Christoph Becker explains the risks and provides tips for a safe trip.

New app for truck drivers for digital pre-trip-inspection

June 2nd, 2017 (No Comments)

The pre-trip-inspection is obligatory for truck drivers before each trip. But the testing tour around the vehicle before the start also helps to detect defects and breakdown potential already before the wheels are rolling. With a new app, the pre-trip-inspection can now be carried out digitally on Android devices.

Rescue card sticker from TIS

February 3rd, 2017 (No Comments)

The rescue card gives accident assistants and paramedics important information for the recovery of car passengers. The accompanying rescue card sticker signals the accident helpers that they find this important information in the car behind the driver’s sun visor.

Ghost drivers – A deadly danger on our highways

January 16th, 2017 (No Comments)

Every year 2,500 ghost drivers are reported on Germany’s roads. Police chief commissioner Christoph Becker informs about the dangers of these “ghost-drivers” – and gives tips on how to behave when looking at a wrong-way driver (or even accidentally becoming a wrong-way driver).

Traffic safety: Safe through the winter season

January 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

For more traffic safety: Chief inspector Christoph Becker has compiled a checklist for safe driving through ice and snow.