The new schedule of fines was often criticized as disproportionate. Now it comes again to these allegations. Be mitigated with the regulations?at the end of April, the highway code amendment and the new schedule of fines is in force. In the event of violations, motorists must reckon with higher penalties and fines. Many voices have referred to as disproportionate and now the criticism was voiced a second Time.
pressure on The new catalog of fines is not letting up. At the end of April 2020, this is met with the StVO-Novelle in Kraft and since then it rained criticism. The allegation is that the new sanctions were disproportionate. Also, the ADAC* as well as Mobil in Deutschland e. V.* criticized this. A few days ago, the criticism of the schedule of fines was voiced for a second Time.
the German Association of towns and municipalities referred to the new catalog of fines as disproportionate
last Saturday, the 20. June - on the occasion of the day of traffic safety - the German Association of towns and municipalities (DStGB) called for the withdrawal of stricter penalties , such as the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung reported. The tightening of sanctions would have to contend with many of the people on complete lack of understanding , here quoted the chief Executive of the DStGB, Gerd Landsberg. He was questioning whether it was really> , if someone who has been driving for many years, "points", must suddenly expect on the first offense with a driving ban.
The new catalog of fines* States, inter alia, that a exceeding the speed limit in urban areas at 21 km/h, and extra urban at 26 km/h over the speed limit with a one-month loss of license must be sanctioned.
"More road safety and Less injuries and deaths on the roads, we will reach but not through more and more corridors with new and more stringent regulations, but by a transport climate, the mutual respect and constant care is marked," says Landsberg. It is important, therefore, that the people accept the generally applicable rules and understand - the new catalog of fines causing rather the opposite. In addition, the control burden for cities and municipalities would be getting bigger and bigger.
transport Minister Andreas Scheuer has already announced that some of the rules should be* unset. But when that happens is still unclear.
also read : StVO-Novelle: the new rules of the road.
Landsberg calls for removal of the "sign forest" in Germany
Gerd Landsberg sees the need for action elsewhere: The " forest " in Germany's cities had to be reduced because the people had no clear view more. "This not only endangers the acceptance of the rules, but also involves the risk that the important rules, for example, the Tempo-30-zones in front of schools or kindergartens, are to be disregarded," says Landsberg.
interesting : So many cars are added annually in major cities.
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