Entries under "Traffic"

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.

Parking-App: Drivers asked for assistance

January 10th, 2017 (No Comments)

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.

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.