German traffic law consists of a large number of different laws. The most important laws of traffic law are the Road Traffic Act (StVG), the Road Traffic Regulations (StVO), the Road Traffic Licensing Regulations (StVZO), the Vehicle Registration Ordinance (FZV) and the Driving Licence Ordinance (FeV).
Traffic monitoring measures contribute to improving road safety. Traffic controls are part of traffic monitoring. These are carried out by the general regulatory authorities, the traffic police and the Federal Office for Goods Transport.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the municipality, the Joint Community and the city.
The State Police Office processes enquiries and communications for the drivers of vehicles for the carriage of goods and passengers, the owners of these vehicles and the companies using such vehicles, also with regard to the Act on the Driving Personnel of Motor Vehicles and Trams (FPersG), the Act on the Basic Qualification and Further Training of Drivers of Certain Motor Vehicles for Road Haulage or Passenger Transport (BKrFQG), the Passenger Transport Act (PBefG), the Law on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (GGBefG) and the Road Haulage Act (GüKG).
Which documents are required?
Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.
What are the fees?
Fees may apply. Please contact the relevant authority.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
There are no deadlines to be observed.
What else should I know?
Further information can be found at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS).
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