On 14.11.2017 Germany's municipal counties and municipalities who cycled the most during the 21 successive days of the competition. More than 222.000 people took part and cycled 9 km per day on average.
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German Insurers Accident Research (UDV) monitored Berlin’s bike squadrons
From the UDV’s point of view Berlin’s bike squadrons in Berlin-Mitte is an important and necessary measure to improve road safety.
9. November 2017 | News > Berlin
53th ordinance amending road traffic regulations
The penalty for holding an electronic device while driving is 55 Euro for cyclist, and 100 Euro plus an entry in the registry on driving ability for car drivers. In the case of serious violations the penalty rise up to 200 Euro with driving bans.
19. October 2017 | News > Germany
FahrRad! Cycling for the climate
This year’s eleventh youth campaign by the German Sustainable Transport Association (VCD) motivated 7100 young people between 10 – 18 years old to ride their bikes. 1.313.000 kilometres had been cycled.
12. October 2017 | News > Germany
Cycling in multiple directions during red lights
Since 2015 it is allowed for cyclists to cycle ahead or to turn to the left or the right during red lights at traffic lights with special traffic sign. Some videos now explaining the advantages, i.e. for the increase in safety of cyclists.
7. October 2017 | News > France
International Cycling Conference 2017 in Mannheim
From 19. to 21. September 2017 the „International Cycling Conference 2017“, organized by the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA), was held in Mannheim under the motto "Bridging the gap between research and practice". More than 300 persons, scientists, planners, engineers as well as personalities from politics and society discussed actual challenges.
23. September 2017 | News > Baden-Württemberg