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Rail Traffic on Roads in Germany

Provisions relating to rail traffic on roads in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-eight, under the heading “Offences Causing a Common Danger,” located in Section 315d Rail traffic on roads, which reads: To the extent that rail transport participates in road traffic only the provisions for the protection of road traffic (section 315b and section 315c) shall apply.

There is additional information on the German criminal system, covering rail traffic on roads and related issues, here. For details on the German legal system, please see here.



  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to rail traffic on roads is current as of 2010

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