The winter tire requirement has been re-regulated. Guest author Christoph Becker informs.
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.
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.
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.
Tiredness at the wheel can be fatal. Police chief commissioner Christoph Becker explains the risks and provides tips for a safe trip.
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.
Truck parking spaces on the motorways are still crowded. The Federal Government is not able to keep up with the construction of new parking spaces. Parking apps are designed to help find a free space. The manufacturers rely on the help of the drivers.
For more traffic safety: Chief inspector Christoph Becker has compiled a checklist for safe driving through ice and snow.