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Legal development & legislation

In this section, we inform you about legal developments/ and legal provisions.


In the context of legal development, the Federal Office for Goods Transport participates in and influences important developments in national, European and multilateral law for road freight and road passenger transport. One example is the mobility package I, which has since come into force.

The mobility package I contains numerous new provisions in the following areas:

  • posting of professional drivers,
  • market and licensing regulations, and
  • social regulations.

This package has created the conditions for a safer, more efficient and more socially responsible road transport sector in the future.
The main tasks of the Federal Office for Goods Transport in the area of legal development include the examination of fundamental issues in the following areas:

Furthermore, the Federal Office for Goods Transport is part of interagency committees.

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