The effect of pictograms and information signs on the knowledge of rules, attitudes and behaviour of road users as well as on the occurrence of accidents in Germany was investigated. A comprehensive report provides initial findings on the measures that have not yet been studied in Germany.
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Comprehensive report on bicycle pictograms on the carriageway
10. July 2021 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
100,000 euros per year per provider
The extension of the special use permit is the result of close negotiations between the State of Bremen and two scooter rental companies. The agreement includes an obligation on the part of the providers to set up a fund to provide support in the event of accidents involving persons with limited...
11. May 2021 | Nachrichten > Bremen
12. January 2021 | Schwerpunktthema >
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
Germany: accidents on German roands in 2020
Corona-related decrease in traffic accidents overall, no decrease in the number of cyclists killed.
7. July 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
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