Entries under "Traffic"

Is autonomous driving really possible? A new report is skeptical.

Juli 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

The discussions about advantages and disadvantages of autonomous driving do not stop. On the one hand, experts warn against unregulated liability issues. In addition, cyber security is still not guaranteed.

Vacation travel regulation: Restrictions for trucks during the holiday season

Juli 3rd, 2018 (No Comments)

Our guest author Christoph Becker, police chief inspector and traffic safety advisor of the Münster police, informs about the holiday travel regulations and the restrictions that apply to trucks.

Toll: The OBU gets dumber

März 5th, 2018 (No Comments)

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.

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.

New regulations for winter tire requirement!

Dezember 13th, 2017 (No Comments)

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

De-Minimis 2018: BAG promotes secure parking

Dezember 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:

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.

Securing of heavy-duty vehicles and buses in the BAB area

Juni 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.