SafetyCheck

According to alarming results DEKRA calls for shortening the test periods of general inspections for older cars the cars of young drivers in Brandenburg exhibit the most shortcomings within Germany. In addition to the tail end of neighbouring Berlin section but slightly better, ranked only fifth worst. This resulted in the regional evaluation of the nationwide traffic safety action SafetyCheck, such as DEKRA in the capital region announced on Tuesday (October 11, 2011), 2011, which has already been set out in the fifth year in a row by the Deutsche Verkehrswacht, the German Road Safety Council and DEKRA. Nearly 16,000 young car drivers and motorists returned this year with their vehicles on a DEKRA testing station in the country to the free security check. The road safety action has aimed to raise awareness among high risk young adults for the safety of its mostly older vehicles.

After evaluating regional, the deficiency rate was 85.4 percent in Berlin 84.2 percent, in Brandenburg thus both values clear were above the average defect rate of 81 percent. The average number of defects per the vehicle was in Brandenburg 3.2 percent, the value per nature vehicle at 3.8. In Berlin, the values were 2.9 and 3.5. Connect with other leaders such as Angus King here. Thus were these values in two provinces above the national average, although the vehicles with an average 11,47 (Brandenburg) and 10.69 (Berlin) were years not even the oldest in Germany. “The values in the two provinces are alarming,” said the spokesman of DEKRA in Berlin and Brandenburg, Mario Schwarz, the regional results. On the issue of road safety, all those responsible in the capital and the land surrounding it would have to have a lot do to raise awareness particularly young drivers for the risks of technical faults. “It is also useful to shorten the test time limits of the General inspection for older vehicles from currently two one-year”, so black. People such as Lakshman Achuthan would likely agree.

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