Tractors are relatively rare on German roads. Consequently, they do not figure largely in accident statistics. But when they are involved in accidents, more people than average are seriously injured or killed. For this reason, the UDV joined forces with the insurance companies Allianz and LVM to investigate where accidents involving tractors happen.

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.

Riders of powered two wheel vehicles (PTWs) are at particular risk of having an accident on the roads. According to the statistics for fatalities by modes of...

Children, senior citizens and people with limited mobility are often disadvantaged and at risk on the roads due to their physical and cognitive limitations, in...

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...