Security and safety - Traffic safety
As a business owner, you should take steps to reduce accidents on the job and on the way to work as part of your company's road safety work. For certain activities in public traffic areas, entrepreneurs need a permit.
Here you will find information about formalities related to this subject:
Professional driver qualification; application for recognition as a training center.
Training centers that want to offer the accelerated initial qualification and/or the continuing education within the framework of the professional driver qualification law require state recognition by the locally responsible government.
Professional driver qualification; supervision of training centers.
The government of Upper Palatinate supervises the activities of the training centers for the accelerated basic qualification and offer continuing education within the framework of the professional driver qualification law.
Federal waterway; application for a permit for an event.
Sporting events, water festivities and other events on federal waterways which may affect the safety and ease of traffic require the permission of the competent waterways and shipping authority.
Federal waterway; application for a river and navigation police permit
For the installation and operation of facilities in the area of federal waterways, a river and navigation police permit is required from the competent waterways and navigation authority. This also applies to modifications to existing installations.
Driving personnel; operational checks to verify driving times and rest periods.
Control of compliance with the regulations on the duration of driving times, driving time breaks and rest periods for the driving personnel of trucks and buses.
Tethered balloon and kite; application for permission to ascend.
A permit is required to launch tethered balloons with a tether longer than 30 meters and to launch kites and parasail kites with a tether longer than 100 meters.
Transport of dangerous goods by road; advice and supervision
The labour inspectorates advise and monitor companies in the implementation of the Road Dangerous Goods Ordinance, insofar as the companies are consignors, shippers, carriers, etc. of dangerous goods.
Large and heavy transports; application for a permit or an exemption
A permit is required for traffic with vehicles whose dimensions, axle loads or total weights exceed the limits generally permitted by law or whose design does not allow the driver an adequate field of vision. If the exceeding results only from the load, a special permit is required.
Lenk- und Ruhezeiten; Überwachung
Die Einhaltung der Sozialvorschriften im Straßenverkehr wird staatlicherseits im Rahmen von Betriebskontrollen und Straßenkontrollen überwacht.
Aviation event; application for a permit
Public events of competitions or shows involving aircraft must be approved.
Motorized aircraft; application for an external takeoff permit or external landing permit
External takeoff and landing permits are required for aircraft taking off and landing outside of the airfields authorized for them.
Motorsport event; application for a permit
Motor sport events - both in the road space and on other surfaces - require permission.
Road use; requesting a permit for a national event.
If you wish to hold an event on a road, you must apply for a permit for the excessive use of the road. This is a supra-regional event if it also extends to the territory of other federal states or to neighboring countries or if more than three Bavarian administrative districts are affected by it.
Street use; requesting a permit for an event.
If you wish to hold an event on a street, you must apply for a permit for excessive street use.
Road operation service; implementation
The road wardens of the municipalities, counties, highway and road maintenance departments make a very significant contribution to traffic safety and the functioning of the road network.
Road traffic; application for a special permit
The road traffic authorities may, under certain conditions, exempt road users from the general traffic rules of the Road Traffic Regulations and the special traffic rules of signage and marking by granting an exemption.
Road traffic; obtaining an order to secure a construction site.
Construction sites that may affect road traffic must be specially secured and signposted accordingly. The contractors responsible for the construction site must contact the road traffic authority in good time before work begins.
Road traffic; regulation of moving and stationary traffic, traffic regulation by signposting
The regulation of moving and stationary traffic is the responsibility of the road traffic authorities. In Bavaria, these are the district municipalities (local road traffic authorities), the district offices, independent municipalities and large district cities (lower road traffic authorities).
Traffic prevention; traffic information and education
Traffic prevention includes a variety of actions and lessons within the framework of traffic information and education provided by the police, road traffic authorities and non-profit associations.
Road safety; information on clothing and protective equipment
By choosing the right clothing and protective equipment - that is, clothing that is highly visible or that protects you in the event of an accident or fall - you can easily increase your safety.