Receive exemptions for road traffic

Service Description

It is not always possible to comply with the rules and prohibitions of the Road Traffic Regulations for a smooth flow of traffic. In this respect, an exception can be granted in individual cases after application.

This concerns, for example, exceptions

  • from the regulations concerning the use of roads,
  • from the prohibition to enter a highway or a motor road or to use it with vehicles not authorized there,
  • from the regulations on stopping and parking,
  • the regulations concerning the dimensions of vehicles and loads,
  • from the regulations concerning the use of safety belts and the wearing of safety helmets,
  • the prohibition of driving on Sundays and public holidays
  • the prohibition of placing obstacles on the road,
  • from the prohibitions of operating loudspeakers, offering goods or services on the road,
  • from the prohibition of advertising and propaganda in connection with traffic signs,
  • prohibitions or restrictions imposed by regulatory or directional signs, as well as
  • the prohibition of parking at night or on Sundays and holidays for vehicles over 7.5 t and trailers over 2 t in residential areas.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Straßenverkehrsrecht/Untere Straßenverkehrsbehörde

Visiting address
Johannesstraße 173
99084 Erfurt

99111 Erfurt
0361 655-4330
0361 655-4309
Opening times
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 18:00 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Friday 09:00 - 12:00
Transport connection
1, 5


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Traffic law: Application for the use of public traffic land according to § 32 StVO (German traffic regulations)

Further Authorities

Thüringer Landesverwaltungsamt - Straßen- und Luftverkehr - Referat 520
Jorge-Semprún-Platz 4
99423 Weimar
0361 57332-1403
0361 57332-1462