Entries under "truck"

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.

Path Cost Report: The toll costs are increasing

Mai 9th, 2018 (No Comments)

The Federal Ministry of Transport has prepared a new infrastructure cost report. Accordingly, the transport over the road for the German economy is becoming more expensive.

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?

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.

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.

„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.

Transport will benefit from real-time data

November 16th, 2015 (No Comments)

In Bordeaux 20 truck drivers are more relaxed on the road. They know in advance when the next light turns green and can react accordingly. Made possible by a telematics system developed in the pilot project Compass4D. It works with real-time data.

Time to rest: 30 truckers. 30 Norwegian nights.

Oktober 14th, 2015 (No Comments)

Time to sleep. Because the timer beeps and the law demands it. Somewhere in the middle of nowhere. That’s professional life – not only for Norwegian truck drivers. A young Norwegian photographer has portrayed 30 Truckers in a very intimate moment: in their sleep.