Mobility

Technological progress in transportation and social developments create more effective and sustainable mobility concepts. Today, road users select and change their modes of transport by situation and purpose. Safety in all types of transport is a prerequisite for mobility. The system of independent vehicle inspections (such as PTI) contributes to the high level of technical traffic safety. These inspections add to the compliance of legal climate and environment provisions in road, air or rail transport.

Standards and Technologies

Increase the safety on European roads

Road User

Prevent traffic accidents before they occur

The TÜV-Report (AutoBild)

Germany’s leading used car guide +++ Strengths and weaknesses of more than 200 most common passenger car models each year +++ Significant contribution to road safety

News

Joint Position VdTÜV and DEKRA: New Approaches to Vehicle and Road Safety

VdTÜV and DEKRA welcome the EU Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on type-approval requirements for motor vehicles and their trailers (COM/2018/286 final) dated 17 May 2018. The aim of the reform is to increase road safety and reduce the number of fatalities and severe injuries caused by accidents. The draft Regulation proposes far-reaching improvements in the field of active and passive safety. For example, new vehicles are to be equipped with automated braking and lane-keeping systems. New crash testing requirements are also planned.

Joint Position on Brexit – Consequences on road and rail transport

DEKRA and the TÜV-Association (VdTÜV) are calling upon decision-makers to ensure a smooth transition and legal clarity for the type-approval of motor vehicles and certificates in rail transport in the UK and EU27 after Brexit.

VdTÜV Position: Recommendations on tyre labelling for a better regulation within the EU

Tyres are the only point of contact between a vehicle and the road. Correct tyre maintenance and care are crucial for road safety – not only in winter times. VdTÜV e.V. recommends an extensive revision of the existing Tyre Labelling Regulation to increase the economic and environmental efficiency, as well as the safety of road transport by promoting fuel-efficient and safe tyres with low external rolling noise.