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German traffic law is made up of a variety of different laws. The most important laws of traffic law are the Road Traffic Act (StVG), the Road Traffic Regulations (StVO), the Road Traffic Authorisation 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 of Freight Transport.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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