Entries under "Traffic"

Toll: The OBU gets dumber

March 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

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.

The digital tachograph gets smarter

January 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

At the Nutzfahrzeugkongress (commercial vehicle congress) in Berlin, Continental provided insights into the world of the new digital tachograph. One thing is clear: everything will be easier for inspectors.

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

December 13th, 2017 (No Comments)

The winter tire requirement has been re-regulated. Guest author Christoph Becker informs.

De-Minimis 2018: BAG promotes secure parking

December 1st, 2017 (No Comments)

Too few parking spaces lead truck drivers to park in dark places. Monitored security parking lots are far too expensive for many. Therefore, the Federal Office for Goods Transport (Bundesamt für Güterverkehr/ BAG) wants to support the use.

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.

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.