Construction sites on motorways are comparatively safe. However, accidents occur more frequently at the beginning of construction sites, at slight bends (by reducing the number of lanes) and temporary accesses or exits of slip roads within construction sites and at the end of construction sites.

Small-overlap frontal impacts involving passenger cars have again become a topic of discussion among specialists, and more recently among the public at large.

Buses and coaches are considered to be one of the safest means of transport at all and this is why particular severe bus accidents have a great impact on the public nowadays. In order to describe the current status of the accident and loss occurrence for buses and coaches, the German Insurers Accident Research has analysed a representative data of the insurers, containing 213 cases.

Quad bikes (quadricycles) have become increasingly popular in Germany in the last 10 years or so. It is estimated that there are now over 150,000 of these...

Over 5,000 cyclists and pedestrians are injured every year in Germany in collisions with trucks. In 2012, a total of 131 pedestrians and cyclists died in these...

Pedestrians are in particular danger on the roads. Pedestrians account for one in seven fatalities among road users. They are most at risk when crossing roads...