Entries under "Traffic regulations"

Diesel driving bans: Court decision with far-reaching consequences

März 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

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.

The digital tachograph gets smarter

Januar 23rd, 2018 (No Comments)

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

Dezember 15th, 2017 (No Comments)

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!

Dezember 13th, 2017 (No Comments)

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

Rescue path – increased fines!

Dezember 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

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

„Ghost parking“ – a potential accident risk

Oktober 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

Our guest author Christoph Becker informs about the dangers of ghost parking – and the penalties for illegal parking.

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:

Juli 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.