German Accident

Chance of Becoming Roadkill in Germany at Record Low, But New Threat Arises

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While Germany may have some of the fastest roadways in the world with its Autobahn, it often equates to some messy, and deadly, accidents that are known to bring traffic on the highway to a complete standstill, sometimes lasting for hours. Thankfully there is some good news coming out of …

Sources: Destatis via DW

Photo: Andreas Trojak [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Berlin Autobahn

Say Goodbye to the Free German Autobahn

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Its been in the pipeline for quite some time, but in a landmark agreement with the European Union (EU), Germany can now begin the process of charging drivers a toll on their massive 12,993 km network of Autobahn highways. Since its inception in the late 1920’s, the Autobahn has been a free highway …

Sources: Euronews

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Autobahn Explosion

LINK’D: Bridge Blown to Pieces Over German Autobahn

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There is going to be a bit of a chaotic rush hour for motorists traveling along Germany’s A8 near the town of Sindelfingen after a stretch of the Autobahn has been shut down following a controlled explosion blowing a pedestrian bridge to pieces. It may be a nightmare for anyone relying …

Sources: Daily Mail

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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This Video Shows The German Way of Clearing A Road

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We are all taught how to pull to the side of the road when an emergency vehicle is approaching, but the Germans have clearly mastered the art of safety as a recently released dashcam video shows autobahn motorists clearing a path with pure efficiency. The autobahn can be a dangerous place …

Sources: YouTube, Daily Mail

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel Unveils Latest Proposal To Tax Non-German Autobahn Users

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After trying to push through a plan late last year to begin taxing foreigners who utilize Germany’s free autobahn, Chancellor Angela Merkel has unveiled her latest proposal late last week to try again with the hopes of getting the plan into effect by 2016. Under the new plan, drivers who use …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany To Soon Vote On Charging Foreigners Using The Autobahn

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since opening the first autobahn freeway in 1921, Germany has kept these high-speed roads free for all travelers.  However that may all change once Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan to begin charging a toll goes for a vote, possibly this week.  Unlike in other European countries, Merkel’s plan won’t be affecting …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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