For motorcycle riders are cars rescue streets to car tempting, but you must just drive through it?The new traffic, the highway code rules-amendment to contain a more stringent penalty catalog. Among other things, the inspection of emergency lanes is now being punished harder. But this is also true for motorcycle riders?
Since 28. April, the new traffic the road Traffic regulations amendment to the rules. General violations are punishable with higher penalties. For example, the use of rescue streets will be punished harder now. Motorists who drive on the released tracks, we can expect not only a fine but also with a loss of license. But the same is true for motorcycle riders?
These rules apply to motorcyclists in the case of rescue streets
motorists must especially in the case of speeding with higher fines and the confiscation of driver's license* expect. However, even when illicit used by rescue streets , a monetary penalty in the amount of 240 Euro. It does not matter whether rescue workers are hampered or not.
the Same blooms actually motorcyclists . To auto Bild, the Frankfurter traffic Rechtsanwalt Uwe Lenhart explained that the rules here apply equally. Depending on the degree of obstruction, danger or damage to property to a fine of up to 320 Euro threatens to motorcycle riders as well.
In addition, the drive through the emergency lane to be exact against the right overtaking ban . contrary Even if many drivers tolerate that - because you don't know it's probably just better - should motorcycle riders be punished with a penalty. In addition, a fine of up to 100 Euro and a one month driving usually threaten to ban. "However, there is very rarely successful Display against motorcyclists, since identification is difficult," says Lenhart.
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there Are no exceptions for motorcycle riders?
The requirement for a release of emergency lanes for motorcyclists was more and more often come up. However, the risk is too big that motorists result in temptation. "This would also alleys, and acceptance of emergency completely undermined," says Lenhart.
The motorcycle riders were not, however, just to bypass the waiting time in a traffic jam. Instead, the risk that you will suffer in the thick motorcycle, dressed with a heat exhaustion would be just when the weather is good.
Actually, it allows motorcycle riders to overtake on the left lane stationary cars. However, in reality, this is not possible, because between the vehicles and the guard rail to a little place. In addition, motorists could be by the passing motorcycles at risk. Therefore, motorcycle riders have no choice, as the vehicle on the stand, strip off and wait , until the jam dissolves.
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