Entries in "From Practice"

Legal certainty of the electronic delivery receipt

April 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

Signing on electronic devices is now common practice. Not only in the field of forwarding, but also at cash registers of supermarkets increasingly pads are available and make electronic signatures technically possible. But does this signature have the same legally binding effect as the old-fashioned signature on paper? And what does that mean for the electronic delivery receipt?

Traffic safety: Distraction is often the cause of accidents

January 31st, 2018 (No Comments)

90 percent of all truck accidents are wholly or at least partly caused by human error. Guest author Christoph Becker advises on road safety and gives tips on how to drive in a more concentrated and safer way.

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

December 13th, 2017 (No Comments)

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

Rescue path – increased fines!

December 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

Rescue lanes can save lives. Therefore, the fines were drastically increased if ignored. 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.

Lack of truck parking spaces – digital networking will improve the daily struggle

September 5th, 2017 (No Comments)

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

August 24th, 2017 (No Comments)

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:

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.