Habeck sets of: In the case of a green Government, the speed limit is to come

The Greens want to introduce a participation in a Federal Government as one of the first measures in a nationwide speed limit on motorways. The speed limit shou

Habeck sets of: In the case of a green Government, the speed limit is to come

The Greens want to introduce a participation in a Federal Government as one of the first measures in a nationwide speed limit on motorways. The speed limit should be 130 km per hour, said party leader Robert Habeck, the news portal of "The Pioneer" in a Tuesday Interview published. The speed limit was "probably the first measure of a new government, if the Greens are".

the objections that the speed limit represents an undue restriction of civil liberty, dismissed Habeck. "There is no right to turf in Germany," he said.

Even the SPD supported a General speed limit on motorways, resistance there is in the Union. Only in February a proposal for a General maximum speed of 130 kilometres per hour, had failed in the Federal Council on highways.

German car the first

The Ministry of transport and car associations often Argument that German highways were also without General speed limit safer than highways in other countries, with a restriction not to hold. Current Figures show that there are in Germany, per vehicle kilometres travelled will be less deaths on the motorways than in France but more than in the UK, Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland or Finland.

Updated Date: 14 July 2020, 02:20

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