The Federal government has cars to a speed limit on the car, a clear rejection issued. The government was planning no General speed limit on German highways, said government spokesman Steffen Seibert on Monday in Berlin. There are “smarter” measures for more climate protection in transport.

the Last consideration is the climate working group of the Federal government were to become known, to one of which a speed limit of 130 kilometers per hour on motorways. This had triggered a broad debate. Transport Minister, Andreas Scheuer (CSU), had spoken out strongly against a speed limit and the next work meeting of the expert group to be cancelled. Also, the CDU-Boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer rejected the discussion of a speed limit makes little sense.

the German police Union wants a flexible speed limit

according to A survey but half of Germans (51 percent) for a General speed limit of 130 km/h on German motorways, 47 percent are against it. Is supports the call for a speed limit of the German police Union, which suggested a flexible speed limit, the car will enable drivers in good conditions, also higher speeds of 150 or 180 km/h.

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