The number of road fatalities is at its lowest level in more than 60 years. According to the Federal Statistical Office, 2,562 people died in road accidents in Germany in 2021 - 5.8 percent or 157 people fewer than in the previous year.
But every road fatality is one too many. The Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport is pursuing the objective of the Vision Zero strategy: no more people being killed in road accidents. We are working on several measures to protect lives. Browse through the articles and learn about numerous measures for road safety education and campaigns. Find out that reforms of the German Road Traffic Regulations will make road transport even safer, more climate-friendly and fairer and that we strongly support the use of turn assist systems for HGVs. At the European level, we are intensively working on new vehicle safety systems.