Toll: The OBU gets dumber

Toll: The OBU gets dumber

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. [...]

Diesel driving bans: Court decision with far-reaching consequences

Diesel driving bans: Court decision with far-reaching consequences

The Federal Administrative Court (BVerG) has decided that diesel driving bans in cities can be a tried and tested means of meeting the required limits. Whether this can lead to supply shortages, remains to be seen, because even here, the court points to a proportionate action. [...]

Traffic safety: Distraction is often the cause of accidents

Traffic safety: Distraction is often the cause of accidents

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. [...]

Skilled labor shortage in logistics: Why does nobody want to do the job?

Skilled labor shortage in logistics: Why does nobody want to do the job?

Logistics is becoming Germany's super industry. It is the heart of the producing and consuming society. And yet around 57,000 jobs are currently vacant. Guest author Yeliz Kavak-Küstner looks for causes and shows practical solutions. [...]

The digital tachograph gets smarter

The digital tachograph gets smarter

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. [...]

Use of cell phones and electronic devices: increased fines

Use of cell phones and electronic devices: increased fines

Cell phone ban: Guest author Christoph Becker explains the fines for the use of mobile phones and electronic devices behind the steering wheel. [...]

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

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

Rescue path – increased fines!

Rescue path – increased fines!

Rescue lanes can save lives. Therefore, the fines were drastically increased if ignored. Guest author Christoph Becker informs. [...]