Every year, millions of fixed penalty notices are issued in Germany for various motoring offences. A study has shown that 85% of all traffic-related fixed penalty notices are inaccurate. From our experience and based on these findings, it is always advisable to take action against a penalty notice.
We are available to defend you against a penalty notice.
Our team of German lawyers can advise you on a whole range of summary offences in the area of road traffic law. Call us for a free initial assessment+49 (0) 221 / 951 563 0.
To help you navigate the plethora of summary offences in the area of road traffic law we have provided an overview below. You will find summaries of the most relevant legal provisions, general information and details of who to contact.
Have you received a penalty notice for speeding? If so, you may be facing a fine, points or even a driving ban.
Have you been threatened with points on your licence? Do you already have points and now worry about losing your licence? We can help you reduce the number of points on your licence. Call us for an initial free assessment.
If you are the owner of the vehicle you may be asked to provide a witness statement. Find information here on what to include and what not to include. Caution: giving false information can be dangerous!
Like many other crimes, summary driving offences are subject to the statute of limitations. Information on the time limit the authorities have to prosecute you and how you can use it to your advantage is available here.
Christian Solmecke is a partner at the law firm WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE. He is the author of numerous legal publications in the area of internet and IT law. He is also an associate lecturer for social media law at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.
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