Guide: Driving in summer What is allowed and what is not
What is allowed and what is not
In hot temperatures driving for genuine stress can be. In order to keep a cool head, some drivers do without then on shoes or unnecessary material. Only in bikini barefoot or naked - which is according to the Road Traffic Act allowed behind the wheel?
When it gets really hot, drop in some motorists Cases - and inhibitions. But not everything that pleases, is also permitted.
To sit barefoot or with flip-flops to the tax is generally allowed. A fine not threaten it. If, however, an accident, the courts may be regarded as breach of the duty of care and the driver ascribe part of the blame. In the worst case, the insurance refuse to perform in whole or in part, shall notify the ADAC. That is why experts advise against Sandals: Lacking regular shoes one slips easily from the pedal and so, may not brake hard enough at the decisive moment. By the way: If you're traveling professionally in the car must wear sturdy shoes.
With large heat to rise only in a bikini or swimming trunks in the car is also permitted. It is not forbidden to clothed easy to get behind the wheel. If one does not, however, completely on fabric, it becomes problematic. Because that may apply under certain circumstances as a public nuisance.
Caution should be exercised in too dark or bright lenses of sunglasses. This can distort the colors of traffic lights and signs, so the tint should not exceed 75 percent.
If you want to protect the car interior and the passengers from the sun, must be aware that only the rear windows shall be darkened. The windshield and the front windows must remain free. In addition, a bonding of the disks is permitted only with approved foil. If the driver's view to be limited, be fined from 10 to 80 euros.
Although trips to the holiday for children are usually boring, the offspring may not play in the caravan or motorhome. All passengers are required during the journey strapped to the seats, or remain secured in a child seat. Incidentally, even on short trips only so many people may be transported as seats are registered. Otherwise there is a fine of 30 euros.
Who turns off his mobile home on a public road, must stay in it even if it is not prohibited by signs. A one night in a mobile home or Wohnwagenverstößt not against the principle according to which the road is mainly to use for the purpose of transport. The driver is even obliged to take rides in the sleep-deprived state. Once the parking is like camping, the public use but is exceeded.