Safe and environmental friendly road traffic requires safe and clean vehicles. Type-approvals confirm that the legal safety and environmental standards are fulfilled.
Type-approvals can be issued according to different rules. These generally comprise the following components:
The KBA informs both other contracting states and national organisations, e.g. organisations for periodical technical inspections, (§§ 19 and 29 Straßenverkehrs-Zulassungs-Ordnung (StVZO – German law for authorization of vehicles for road traffic)).
We recommend to designated technical services and type-approval holders that they use the Technology Portal.