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.
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.
Our guest author Christoph Becker informs about the dangers of ghost parking – and the penalties for illegal parking.
In Bordeaux 20 truck drivers are more relaxed on the road. They know in advance when the next light turns green and can react accordingly. Made possible by a telematics system developed in the pilot project Compass4D. It works with real-time data.
Time to sleep. Because the timer beeps and the law demands it. Somewhere in the middle of nowhere. That’s professional life – not only for Norwegian truck drivers. A young Norwegian photographer has portrayed 30 Truckers in a very intimate moment: in their sleep.
Three court rulings are dealing with the duty of care when reversing in a parking lot, with trucks, driving on hard shoulders and behavior during lane changes in the zipper method.