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Ruhr cycling highway in Mülheim
12. January 2021 | Schwerpunktthema >
Rahmenbedingungen und verfügbare Datengrundlagen zu Radverkehrsinfrastrukturen und Unfallgeschehen in Deutschland, Dänemark und den Niederlanden
German Insurers Accident Research (UDV)
Within the framework of a feasibility study, existing framework conditions and available data on cycling infrastructures and accidents in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands were determined. The aim of the study was to develop a strategy that would allow a scientifically justifiable comparison in...
22. November 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Federal Statistical Office
The amount of people killed in cars above-average decreased during the COVID-19 first wave.The number of cyclists killed from March to June 2020 drops by 11.5 percent to 162 persons. 31.087 cyclists were injured (256 less in comparison to the same period of the previous year).
27. October 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Germany: Federal Statistical Office
In around 65,200 bicycle accidents with personal injury in 2019, a second road user was involved, in 73.9 per cent of the cases it was a car driver (48,230 accidents). In car/bike accidents with personal injury, cyclists were mainly to blame in only 23.4 per cent of cases, and in truck/bike...
23. August 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
9th Amending Regulations
As from 2020, it will become mandatory for longer goods vehicles to be equipped with a turn assist system. At the same time, the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) will expand the authorized network by the sections notified by the federal states.
13. October 2019 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
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Federal Minister Andreas Scheuer appoints new supporters
Federal Minister Andreas Scheuer has appointed 68 new safety partners for his Turn Assist Scheme. In addition to companies from all over Germany, for the first time, rural districts, cities and local authority companies were also eligible to participate. The safety partners have committed...
21. July 2019 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Germany: accidents on German roads in 2018
In 2018, 445 (2017 = 382) cyclists died on Germany's roads and more than 88.850 were injured. A total of 3,275 (2017= 3,180) people were killed in traffic accidents in Germany.
10. July 2019 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Bundesminister Scheuer auf dem Beifahrersitz eines Lkw
Subsidy increases to 10 million euros

Since a Europe-wide solution is still being worked out, the BMVI has been setting national incentives for a voluntary commitment since 2018 with the “Turn Assist Scheme”. The BMVI is now launching an additional support programme for the voluntary fitting or retrofitting of trucks and buses with...

6. June 2019 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Broad alliance for road safety
For years, Hamburg has been a driving force nationwide for the mandatory introduction of turning assistance systems for trucks and is now leading the way with its own initiative. Now a pilot process has been presented in which numerous authorities, municipal companies and private firms are involved.
1. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Hamburg
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Federal Minister Scheuer attends the technical acceptance in Regensburg
The technical acceptance of the first retrofitted turn assist systems is a decisive step to further advance the equipment of HGVs with such systems and to prevent accidents.
1. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Deutschland, Bayern

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