1. To the right, to the left

overtaking you To always drive so far to the right as possible, even on three-lane motorways. The middle and left lane are for Overtaking! You blink in good time before the Overtake, and change as soon as possible back on the right track.

2. No distractions

The hands belong on the Wheel and the view out to the street. Radio and Navi you should set before driving and use it on the road as little as possible. You will drink only if it allows the traffic situation.

Absolute taboos are: Smartphone, put on make-up or shaving. This also applies if you have enabled the assistance systems such as an autopilot. You need to stay alert and at any time to traffic events to be able to intervene. The responsibility always lies with the driver!

3. At a distance

It should be self-explanatory. Distance means safety! Use the Two-second rule, or you keep half of the speedometer in meters as the distance. So you can respond in anticipatory way of driving without the big brakes on the tempo changes as well as new traffic situations. In poor weather and visibility conditions, you should not adjust only the speed but also the distance increase.

4. Right

driving If you are driving on the highway, you have no precedence! You can use the entire Acceleration lane to accelerate, as the Name says, and the pace of the transactions. If you find no gap, you may drive in the breakdown lane until you can thread.

5. Right

to leave a row of in a timely manner to the right-hand lane, at the latest, up to 500 meters (second sign) in front of the exit, and they begin to blink 200 meters before. Warning: the brakes only on the delay strip! That is why he is called so.

6. Behavior in a traffic jam,

you Stay on your track. Any unnecessary lane changing is detrimental to the flow of traffic, and they are rarely faster. When a track is eliminated, you can use up to an obstacle, in all the traces, and apply the zip principle.

7. Through job sites

you Drive evenly with the signaled speed. You can use both lanes and drive mixed in dense traffic easily. If the track comes in a truck to narrow, you need to get behind it. Keep in driveways in construction sites enough distance, so that collision can thread the end of cars.

8. Behavior in case of accidents

If you are involved in an accident, secure as soon as possible to the scene of the accident with the warning triangle. Do not forget to wear the safety vest. Turn off the car, if possible, in the breakdown lane and let the emergency responders.

you will Drive as first Person in an accident, you are obliged to help. They secure the accident, attend to the injured and alert the police. If the Victims are already being helped, drive carefully but quickly to the accident, past the body and not gape!

9. Rescue alley

they form does not Allow for any storage space for emergency vehicles – even if it looks after an accident. The emergency lane is always formed between the two left lanes – in the normal case, between the Normal and the fast Lane.

10. Traffic peaks break

Try to drive, if possible, outside of peak traffic periods (6:30 to 9:00, and 17 to 19 PM). An Overcharge at these times causes the most congestion. Do not drive alone, but use all the seats in your car or ride with someone who has the same way.

The entire motorway etiquette, visit the website of the Federal office for roads Astra.