tens of thousands of motorists in Germany are currently unsettled or upset. Because you don't know what the deal is after the new catalog of fines was set at the beginning of July, except for law enforcement. Whether imposed driving restrictions or driving licences will be returned, if fines are enforced, or is actually unduly paid fines will be reimbursed. Because after the new, significantly more stringent fine catalogue, which appeared at the end of April, together with the amendment to the road traffic regulations in force, was overturned because of a procedural error, is every state in these matters according to their own taste.
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it has to do, in addition to legal issues that some countries want to maintain the stricter rules, others, however, would rather return to the old schedule of fines. Because according to the new regulation, a driver's license is a deprivation, if urban is moved 21 kilometers per hour too fast, and extra-urban 26 km/h. Previously, were the borders when Exceeding 31 km/h in town and 41 km/h outside. And also the penalties for speeding are based on the new, now exposed to the catalog Twice higher than before.
stop on Thursday
The Land of Brandenburg has now decided to faulty driving bans to take back the already issued driver's licenses be returned "without delay". In addition, you must also be legally enforceable Modest fines for the time being not paid. Minister of the interior, Michael Stübgen (CDU) was the enforcement on Thursday with immediate effect stop.
in order Brandenburg opted out of an agreement by the countries. A week ago, on 13. July, had decided to the countries in a telephone conference at the level of the head of Department that, although driving bans and canceled checks and driver's licenses could be returned. But the majority ruled at the same time that final decisions imposing fines, which were adopted in accordance with the new regulation will be enforced. Legally binding decisions are then, if within two weeks no appeal has been lodged.
Stübgen: understanding for the Anger of the people
However, the agreement can be Stübgen now for Brandenburg does not apply. The citizens have the "right to the claim to the state that it is legally sound," he said on Thursday. He had, therefore, "fully understand the Anger of the people about the great mess that was brought with the Change of the fine". Therefore, Brandenburg's turn "now all the rules back to the state before the Change".Open the
In Brandenburg, the police found, according to the Ministry of the interior from the beginning of may until the end of June, around 196,000 Times Driving too fast, in approximately 55,000 cases of fines were instituted, and in 17,000 cases, a driving ban is imposed. With the announced scheme, the country is devoting about two million euros. However, in Potsdam, it is of the opinion that this money is not owed to the state, actually. And you think, according to the F. A. Z., the fines were imposed due to the new regulation, collect on the grace-way, because that's legally the only way. A corresponding provision is currently being examined and could be the beginning of the week announced. In all cases, fines would be imposed only according to the old scheme.Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 22:19