(GermanPolicy.com) – The Conference of Environment Ministers has expressed a positive view of a speed limit on German autobahns. In this way one can reduce the dependence on fuel from third countries and reduce pollutant emissions and thus contribute to climate protection. The regulation is inexpensive and “effective immediately,” said Lower Saxony’s Environment Minister Lies, chairman of the conference. He said the decision was unanimous. Read personally favors Tempo 130.
The federal director of the German Environmental Aid, Resch, reacted approvingly to the decision, which was “absolutely correct and overdue”. At the federal level, the FDP, which is part of the federal government, is against a speed limit.