From the lifting of the Sunday driving ban for trucks to temporarily loosened driving and rest times: Martina Habeck summarizes current changes and easing of regulations that result from the Corona crisis.
Our guest author Martina Habeck, police superintendent and traffic safety advisor to the Münster police, gives an overview of current issues relating to road traffic regulations. From exterior mirrors & assistance systems to penalties for curiosity seekers, the European eCall and tips for a clear view.
The new 5G mobile communications standard is considered the key technology for building a digital society. The EU does not want to leave anything to chance. After all, the entire population could be spied on through cyber espionage. Correspondingly strict security measures should therefore be taken. This could also mean the end for Chinese manufacturers who are said to pass on data to the Chinese state.
The evening picture on the motorway service areas has not changed. Some of the trucks are in the exits and driveways because the drivers’ driving and resting times have expired. The reason for this is quickly found: there are not enough parking spaces.
Police superintendent and traffic safety adviser of the Münster police, Marina Habeck, informs about risks in the dark and cold season and shows which standards truck drivers have to meet for safety on the road.
Deadline and time pressure problems have been a top priority for professional drivers for many years. The causes for this are manifold. Stress with their own disposition, congestion on the highway, lack of parking spaces on the rest areas and long queues at the unloading points. This leaves its mark on health and is noticeable through irritability, inner restlessness and frustration. Our guest author Martina Habeck of the traffic accident prevention in Münster looks at the health risks and gives valuable information on health prevention.
Our sales representative Oliver Krahmer on facts, half-knowledge, myths and legends about the new tachograph 4.0.
In 2016, more people were killed in traffic accidents due to technical distractions than because of drunk driving. With the constant accessibility through the smartphone, the topic of distraction in traffic has become increasingly significant.