StVO-Reform ineffective: the Ministry of transport is not allowed to apply the new fines and driving bans

The Federal Ministry of transport has asked the countries, at the end of April, which entered into force new penalty provisions in the road traffic do not apply

StVO-Reform ineffective: the Ministry of transport is not allowed to apply the new fines and driving bans

The Federal Ministry of transport has asked the countries, at the end of April, which entered into force new penalty provisions in the road traffic do not apply. Until Further notice, instead of the old fine heights and speed limits should apply. For sanctions after the entry into force of the Reform on the 28. April have already been imposed under the new, stricter rules, is underway nationwide on a solution.

Constantin van Lijnden

an editor for the Frankfurter Allgemeine objection.

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the Background to the decision is a legally-craft is likely to be more error in the Drafting of the Reform, the ADAC had made on Wednesday to the attention. Apparently it was forgotten in the subsequent, by the Federal Council demanded stricter threshold values for the driving bans, to quote the authorization basis, which allows such a Change; the legal details we have here and here (from 1:11:02) are shown. This form of error has in the opinion of the traffic law experts at least the ineffectiveness of the stricter bans to the consequence, possibly even the ineffectiveness of the entire Reform.

In the Federal Ministry of transport is already working on a proposal for a new regulation on the countries worked. This could actually be very close: The legal error could be by supplementing it with less words fix. However, the Federal Minister of transport, Scheuer had insisted in a Letter to the countries already on a Revision of the Reform and of a "unbalance is to be corrected, it is" spoken. In particular, the stricter ban rules were meant to be, against which it had given in the part of the population violent contradiction: After the Reform to exceedances of the prohibitions already in the case of single speed to 21 kilometers per hour in urban areas and 26 miles per hour extra-urban to temporary withdrawal of driving can lead to license. The Reform needs to be revised because of a legal error, now anyway, is likely to take shy to the occasion, to a Change this drastic and controversial part of the regulations act.

Updated Date: 03 July 2020, 16:19

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