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Traffic law

Current version of the German Road Traffic Act/ Highway Code (StVO)


Offences against German Road Traffic Act/ Highway Code regulations

are punished according to different rules of imposing fines, fixed penalties and driving ban in traffic

Further information about fixed penalties

you can find on the internet site of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.

Warning triangle, warning light, hazard warning flashers, warning vest

The German road traffic regulations (StVZO, §53a ) specify the rules of having a warning triangle, a warning light, hazard warning flashers and a warning vest with you. 

Car park tickets on motorbikes

According to the German Highway Code (StVO, §13 Abs. 1) there is generally no acception for motorcyclists displaying their car park ticket even if there are problems displaying it properly.

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