“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. [...]

Microsleep can be fatal. Tips to stay awake.

Microsleep can be fatal. Tips to stay awake.

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

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

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. [...]

The TIS GmbH is company of the year 2016 in Bocholt

The TIS GmbH is company of the year 2016 in Bocholt

On Thursday evening, TIS GmbH was honored as Bocholt's company of the year 2016 as part of a ceremony. [...]