British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

The post-Brexit requirement for drivers from the UK to obtain a 'green card' from their insurance company before visiting Europe is set to be dropped after the European Commission agreed to waive the requirement.

Reader question: Do I need to swap my UK licence for a German one?
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Reader question: Do I need to swap my UK licence for a German one?

The German rules of the road that are hard to get your head around
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The German rules of the road that are hard to get your head around

British drivers in Europe to escape speed camera fines (and vice versa)

British drivers in Europe to escape speed camera fines (and vice versa)

What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2021
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What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2021

What to know if you are buying a used car in Germany
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What to know if you are buying a used car in Germany

Germany’s Greens propose speed limit on Autobahn if elected

Germany’s Greens propose speed limit on Autobahn if elected

Who are the worst drivers in Europe?

Who are the worst drivers in Europe?

‘Germans are not tired of cars’: Number of vehicles on roads continues to rise

‘Germans are not tired of cars’: Number of vehicles on roads continues to rise

New rules and tougher penalties: Here’s what’s changing for drivers and cyclists in Germany
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New rules and tougher penalties: Here’s what’s changing for drivers and cyclists in Germany

Fines and speed limits: Germany votes on new traffic rules

Fines and speed limits: Germany votes on new traffic rules

How the commute to work in Germany is changing

How the commute to work in Germany is changing

Driving in Germany: What are the offences that can cost you points on your licence?
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Driving in Germany: What are the offences that can cost you points on your licence?

Germany’s biggest automobile club ‘no longer against’ speed limit on Autobahn

Germany’s biggest automobile club ‘no longer against’ speed limit on Autobahn

What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2020
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What you need to know about changes to German driving laws in 2020

Germany sees significant rise in number of SUVs on roads

Germany sees significant rise in number of SUVs on roads

‘Not always polite but they follow the rules’: The verdict on German drivers
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‘Not always polite but they follow the rules’: The verdict on German drivers

Share your views: Are drivers in Germany really as good as their reputation suggests?

Share your views: Are drivers in Germany really as good as their reputation suggests?

Two people and dog killed in latest SUV crash in Germany

Two people and dog killed in latest SUV crash in Germany

Berlin horror crash prompts growing calls to ban SUVs from German cities

Berlin horror crash prompts growing calls to ban SUVs from German cities

How Germany plans tougher penalties for reckless drivers

How Germany plans tougher penalties for reckless drivers

Germany plans to allow drivers to ride motorbikes without need to take test

Germany plans to allow drivers to ride motorbikes without need to take test

‘Foreigner toll’ on German Autobahn network ruled illegal by EU court

‘Foreigner toll’ on German Autobahn network ruled illegal by EU court

What can Germany do to improve its Autobahn network?

What can Germany do to improve its Autobahn network?

How our readers feel about imposing a speed limit on Germany’s Autobahn

How our readers feel about imposing a speed limit on Germany’s Autobahn

Share your views: Should there be a speed limit on Germany’s Autobahn?
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Share your views: Should there be a speed limit on Germany’s Autobahn?

What you need to know about travelling in Germany over Easter

What you need to know about travelling in Germany over Easter

Brexit: How to swap your British driving licence for a German one
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Brexit: How to swap your British driving licence for a German one

Record 745,000 traffic jams on Germany’s Autobahn last year

Record 745,000 traffic jams on Germany’s Autobahn last year

Report: Germans unsatisfied with Merkel’s plan to beat court-ordered car bans

Report: Germans unsatisfied with Merkel’s plan to beat court-ordered car bans

Starting (nearly) from scratch: learning how to drive stick shift in Germany
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Starting (nearly) from scratch: learning how to drive stick shift in Germany

Hamburg is first city in Germany to order diesel driving bans

Hamburg is first city in Germany to order diesel driving bans

Hamburg prepares for diesel driving ban with signs warning motorists

Hamburg prepares for diesel driving ban with signs warning motorists

German states call for higher fines for reckless drivers and parking offenders

German states call for higher fines for reckless drivers and parking offenders

What you need to know about getting a German driving licence
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What you need to know about getting a German driving licence

Fumes from diesel engines ‘killing thousands of Germans every year’

Fumes from diesel engines ‘killing thousands of Germans every year’

EU urges Germany to introduce air pollution toll for drivers

EU urges Germany to introduce air pollution toll for drivers

Here’s how you could be affected by diesel bans in German cities

Here’s how you could be affected by diesel bans in German cities

Munich named traffic jam capital of Germany (again)

Munich named traffic jam capital of Germany (again)

Hamburg named German state with most congested motorways

Hamburg named German state with most congested motorways

How some people are allowed to be stoned at the wheel in Germany

How some people are allowed to be stoned at the wheel in Germany

Teen motorcyclist fined €7,000 for intentionally speeding 32 times

Teen motorcyclist fined €7,000 for intentionally speeding 32 times

How trucks from eastern Europe are coming to dominate German roads

How trucks from eastern Europe are coming to dominate German roads

Austria files lawsuit against Germany over autobahn ‘foreigner tolls’

Austria files lawsuit against Germany over autobahn ‘foreigner tolls’

Germany tightens road laws in response to reckless and selfish driving

Germany tightens road laws in response to reckless and selfish driving

Street racers arrested for murder after pedestrian killed crossing road

Street racers arrested for murder after pedestrian killed crossing road

What the new ‘foreigner toll’ on the Autobahn will mean for you

What the new ‘foreigner toll’ on the Autobahn will mean for you

Six reasons why I never want to drive on the Autobahn again

Six reasons why I never want to drive on the Autobahn again

Drunk driving teacher busted after pupil crashes car into house

Drunk driving teacher busted after pupil crashes car into house

EU takes Germany to court for ‘discriminatory’ foreigner toll

EU takes Germany to court for ‘discriminatory’ foreigner toll

Footballer Reus gets licence after driving illegally for years

Footballer Reus gets licence after driving illegally for years

Study: German drivers play dirty to be king of the road

Study: German drivers play dirty to be king of the road

Brit in critical condition after driving on wrong side of road

Brit in critical condition after driving on wrong side of road

Police catch 3-year-old joyriding in mother’s car

Police catch 3-year-old joyriding in mother’s car

Diesel cars could face ban from city centres

Diesel cars could face ban from city centres

The new app that gives you money for driving well

The new app that gives you money for driving well

Police force naked driver to trek to brothel on foot

Police force naked driver to trek to brothel on foot

‘I only scratched my head with phone’ driver convinces court

‘I only scratched my head with phone’ driver convinces court

‘King of Germany’ put in jail for driving without license

‘King of Germany’ put in jail for driving without license

Stuttgart asked to stop driving as city faces record pollution

Stuttgart asked to stop driving as city faces record pollution

Majority of public back Autobahn speed limit

Majority of public back Autobahn speed limit

Criminal had time for pit stop in 20-cop-car chase

Criminal had time for pit stop in 20-cop-car chase

Traffic deaths rise in first half of 2015

Traffic deaths rise in first half of 2015

‘Sexist’ men’s parking spaces reignite anger

‘Sexist’ men’s parking spaces reignite anger

Fallen 80-ton crane blocks Autobahn traffic

Fallen 80-ton crane blocks Autobahn traffic

‘Women-only’ parking: sensible or sexist?

‘Women-only’ parking: sensible or sexist?

Police on nationwide hunt for speeders

Police on nationwide hunt for speeders

Police catch teen who stole island’s only car

Police catch teen who stole island’s only car

Germans tail(gate) Swedes as best drivers

Germans tail(gate) Swedes as best drivers

‘Speeding’ emergency doctor can drive again

‘Speeding’ emergency doctor can drive again

Audi prototype drives itself to Las Vegas

Audi prototype drives itself to Las Vegas

Which city is the worst for car crashes?

Which city is the worst for car crashes?

Court gives Autobahn shooter ten years’ jail

Court gives Autobahn shooter ten years’ jail

Car phone use OK when stopped at lights

Car phone use OK when stopped at lights

Foreigner toll to hit motorways only

Foreigner toll to hit motorways only

Girl, 6, crashes car on shopping trip

Girl, 6, crashes car on shopping trip

Where to find the speed cameras today

Where to find the speed cameras today

13,000 police will catch speeders on Thursday

13,000 police will catch speeders on Thursday

Brexit update: How to exchange your British driving licence for a German one
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Brexit update: How to exchange your British driving licence for a German one

Tolls definitely coming, say party leaders

Tolls definitely coming, say party leaders

Want to avoid driving fines? Swap seats

Want to avoid driving fines? Swap seats

Fake police steal ‘speeding’ driver’s car

Fake police steal ‘speeding’ driver’s car

Germany coach Löw banned for speeding

Germany coach Löw banned for speeding

Germany aims to become ‘first country in world’ to have driverless cars on streets

Germany aims to become ‘first country in world’ to have driverless cars on streets

Police ‘powerless’ to stop phones at the wheel

Police ‘powerless’ to stop phones at the wheel

Five dos and don’ts on Germany’s Autobahns

Five dos and don’ts on Germany’s Autobahns

Judges attack driving ban for petty crime

Judges attack driving ban for petty crime

Spurned woman shot at driving instructor

Spurned woman shot at driving instructor

Foreigners often escape German speeding fines

Foreigners often escape German speeding fines

Men claim nearly 80 percent of driving points

Men claim nearly 80 percent of driving points

Woman crowned ‘car parking champion’

Woman crowned ‘car parking champion’

Court cannot ban woman with fake driving license

Court cannot ban woman with fake driving license

Beginner drivers to take extra ‘feedback’ test after passing exam

Beginner drivers to take extra ‘feedback’ test after passing exam

Petrol price hits new high

Petrol price hits new high

Police catch pair of 12-year-old girls driving in pyjamas

Police catch pair of 12-year-old girls driving in pyjamas

Winter travel havoc persists

Winter travel havoc persists

Snow cripples transport, causes blackouts

Snow cripples transport, causes blackouts

Authorities scramble to improve winter driving conditions

Authorities scramble to improve winter driving conditions

Technology aims to stop drivers from falling asleep at the wheel

Technology aims to stop drivers from falling asleep at the wheel

Driver’s licences get expiration date

Driver’s licences get expiration date

Total drink-drive ban on political agenda

Total drink-drive ban on political agenda

Justice minister rejects driving ban for criminals

Justice minister rejects driving ban for criminals

Potholes for sale in German village

Potholes for sale in German village

Germany to hunt down fines for EU traffic violations

Germany to hunt down fines for EU traffic violations

Tiefensee wants to thin out traffic sign jungle

Tiefensee wants to thin out traffic sign jungle