you dive more and more often, and lead to wild speculation: the blue columns on German roads. We'll tell you what's up with that.
On Federal roads in Germany, the blue columns appear increasingly on the side of the road. Many drivers seem like a bunch of new speed cameras to catch speeders. But since you are completely wrong. Although the columns actually draw passing vehicles, but for a different reason.
blue toll control columns for confusion
such As the police, West of Hesse has already stated at the end of June 2019 on Facebook, should control the blue pillars, the Truck toll. the Since 1. July 2018, the toll control columns for Trucks to be placed increasingly because from this day on, the toll on all Federal roads, has been extended – until then, it was raised just on motorways and selected Federal roads.
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How to work the toll control columns for Trucks?
Similar to the toll bridges on motorways, the toll control columns have cameras, the all passing vehicles, scan . Then the columns can't sort and toll – paying vehicles on the basis of the size and number of axes to the normal Car count.
recordings of non-toll vehicles are automatically deleted. the Trucks over 7.5 tons will eventually be reviewed as to whether they have paid for the track also toll. In the truck corresponding devices are installed, which can be read out from the columns.
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Why are the toll road control columns for Trucks blue?
For the coloring of the toll control pillars are the police of the West of Hesse, also has a explanation for this. The is blue color conscious have been selected to allow a clear distinction to classical speed cameras – however, many motorists hold the pillars for new speed cameras.
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police warned speeders and cell phone users
In the same Post on Facebook the police in the West of Hesse, once again, then, that motorists should keep to the speed limit and in no case the mobile phone at the wheel in the Hand should take.
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