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Task of the Vehicle Register

The Central Vehicle Register

  • provides information on vehicle and owners’ data fi via the Central Traffic Information System among other things

    • for police investigations or for the inquiry on traffic infringements
    • for the purpose of vehicle registrations
    • for the pursuance of legal rights with regard to partaking in road traffic
  • puts owners’ adresses at the manufacturers’ disposal in order to deal with vehicle defects in the interest of roadworthiness and environmental protection,
  • supports actions to ensure insurance coverage and the implementation of the vehicle tax law,
  • enables support in measures according to the law on Federal obligations and the law securing traffic as well as to the disaster control in the framework of the rules and regulations enacted by the Länder hereto,
  • protects the rights of ownership on a vehicle and
  • keeps up a comprehensive data basis for statistical and economic evaluation of the stock of vehicles and alterations hereto.

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