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...
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Driver assistance systems
Subsidy increases to 10 million euros
6. June 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
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 > Germany, Bavaria
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
Five million euros per year
The BMVI supports the voluntary equipping and retrofitting of trucks and buses with turning assistance systems with five million euros per year. Applications for funding can be submitted from 21 January 2019.
28. December 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany
Turning assistance systems for trucks
The first meeting at the BMVI took place on 10 July 2018 together with companies, logistics, manufacturers, testing organizations, associations, motorists' and cyclists' clubs and representatives of the police. By 2019, the commercial vehicles of the authorities subordinate to the BMVI will be...
10. July 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany
Driver assistance system for right-turning
Currently, it is assumed that a driver assistance system that passes the test setup will have a very positive impact on accident figures between right-turning trucks and bikes.
15. September 2015 | Nachrichten > Germany
Prevention of leftturn accidents at junctions
Negotiations between the Parliament and the Council to allow more aerodynamic and safer HGVs were officially approved by the European Parliament.
10. March 2015 | Nachrichten > European Union