Legal notice

The contents of these Web pages have been assembled with the utmost care. Nevertheless, no guarantee can be given for the correctness and accuracy of the presented information.

The access and use of these Web pages is at the user's own risk. The Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen BASt (German Federal Highway Research Institute) is not responsible and accepts no liability for damage, including direct, indirect or coincidental damages, damages to be specified in advance or subsequent damages allegedly occurring as a result of or in connection with accessing these Web pages.

The Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen BASt does not accept responsibility for its contents of links to other Web pages managed by third parties, and assumes no responsibility for the availability of these external Web pages or resources. The Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen has no influence on the contents of the linked Web pages. The respective provider or operator is always responsible for their correctness and warranty cannot be accepted. At the time the links were set up, external Web pages were checked for potential legal infringements. No such infringements or violations were discernible at the time. A continued supervision of the entire contents of the linked pages without actual evidence of legal infringements is not possible. In the event of corresponding infringements of rights becoming known, we shall remove the respective links immediately. Furthermore, subject to the Terms and Conditions, the operator reserves the right to remove contents from these Web pages in his own sole discretion and without prior notification.

Each time content is requested from this online presence, access data is stored. The stored data comprises information concerning the page requesting the file, the name of the requested file, the date, time and duration of the request, the transferred data volume and the access status (e.g. file transferred, file not found). The stored data will only be evaluated for statistical purposes and will under no circumstances be transmitted to any third party.

Data privacy statement

Compiling and processing of personal data

If you visit our Web pages, the Web server will store by default the domain name (DNS name) or the IP address of your computer respectively, the browser, the protocol and the operating system in use, the Web page you visit us from, the Web page you are visiting on our site, the error code of the request, the transferred data volume and the date and time of your visit. For us, this information offers valuable clues to our customers' interests and preferences. The stored data is evaluated exclusively for statistical purposes and will not be provided to any third party.

Use and disclosure of personal data

You can decide for yourself what information you entrust to us. However, if you ask us for a service, we will first require your name and address before we can provide this service. Your data will not be processed or used by any third party.


The layout and the contents of these Web pages are protected by copyright. Storing or copying texts (as a whole or in parts), pictures or graphics from this website is not permitted. This is permitted only if it is required for the usual use.

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Bruederstraße 53
51427 Bergisch Gladbach
Telefon: +49 2204 43-0

Responsible for the content:

Dr. Lutz Rittershaus