Regulation On The General Conditions Of Carriage For The Trams And Trolleybuses, As Well As The Regular Service With Motor Vehicles

Original Language Title: Verordnung über die Allgemeinen Beförderungsbedingungen für den Straßenbahn- und Obusverkehr sowie den Linienverkehr mit Kraftfahrzeugen

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Regulation on the General Conditions of Carriage of Trams and Obusals and Motor Vehicles

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Date of expend: 27.02.1970

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" Regulation on the General Conditions of Carriage of Trams and Obusals, as well as scheduled services with motor vehicles of the 27. February 1970 (BGBl. 230), as last amended by Article 1 of the Regulation of 21 December 2008. May 2015 (BGBl. I p. 782) "

:Last modified by Art. 1 V v. 21.5.2015 I 782

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(+ + + Text Proof: 1.6.1981 + + +)

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Based on § 58 (1) (3) of the Passenger Transport Act of 21. March 1961 (Bundesgesetzbl. 241), as last amended by the Second Act amending the Act on the Promotion of Persons of 8. May 1969 (Bundesgesetzbl. 348), shall be assigned with the consent of the Federal Council: Non-official table of contents

§ 1 Scope

(1) The General Conditions of Carriage shall apply to carriage by road and trolleybus, as well as in regular services with motor vehicles. The competent licensing authority may, taking into account special circumstances, agree to requests for derogations from the provisions of this Regulation (Special Conditions of Carriage). (2) A non-official table of contents

§ 2 Claim on promotion

is entitled to promotion to the extent that the provisions of the Passenger Transport Act and the provisions of the Act shall be subject to the obligation to transport. Matters shall be transported only in accordance with § § 11 and 12. Non-official table of contents

§ 3 Persons excluded from transport

(1) People who are at risk of security or order of the Operations or passengers shall be excluded from transport. Where these requirements are met,
People who are under the Influence of mental drinks or other intoxing means,
People with infectious diseases,
Persons with loaded firearms, unless they are authorized to drive firearms.
(2) Non-school children before the completion of the 6. Life years may be excluded from transport, provided that they are not accompanied on the entire route by persons who have at least 6. The provisions of paragraph 1 shall remain unaffected. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 passengers ' behaviour

(1) passengers have to behave in the same way as they use the operating facilities and vehicles, as it is the safety and order of the establishment, its own safety and the consideration of other persons. Instructions of the operating personnel must be followed.(2) passengers shall be prohibited, in particular,
to travel with the driver during the journey entertain,
Open the doors automatically during the journey
Items from
entering a vehicle as occupied,
the usability of the operating facilities, the
to smoke on underground platforms,
Using sound reproduction equipment or sound radio receivers.
(3) The passengers are allowed to enter and leave the vehicles only at the stops; exceptions must be made to the Approval of the operating staff. If particularly marked inputs or outputs are present, these are to be used when entering or leaving the vehicles. It is quick to get in and out as well as to put up in the interior of the car. If the imminent departure is announced or if a door closes, the vehicle must no longer be entered or left. Every passenger is obliged to always keep a firm hold in the vehicle.(4) The supervision of children is the responsibility of the companions. In particular, they must ensure that children do not kneel or stand on the seats and have safety belts laid out in accordance with the provisions of road traffic law or are secured in a child restraint system.(5) If, in spite of a reminder, a passenger does not comply with the obligations laid down in paragraphs 1 to 4 above, he may be excluded from transport.(6) In the event of contamination of vehicles or operating facilities, cleaning costs fixed by the operator shall be levied; any further claims shall remain unaffected.(7) complaints are-except in the cases of § 6 (7) and § 7 (3)-not to be addressed to the supervisory staff, but to the supervisory staff. In so far as the complaints cannot be dealt with by the supervisory staff, they shall be directed to the management of the entreprred person, indicating the date, time, the name of the carriage and the line, and, if possible, the identity of the identity card.(8) Those who abusively actuate the emergency brake or other security institutions shall have to pay an amount of EUR 15 -without prejudice to prosecution in the criminal or penal criminal proceedings and any further civil rights claims. The same shall apply if the failure to comply with paragraph 2 (3) or (7) is infringed. Unofficial Table Of Contents

§ 5 Assign Carriages and Squares

(1) The operating staff can refer passengers to specific wagons when this is done operational reasons or in order to comply with the obligation to carry on transport.(2) The operating staff shall be entitled to assign places to passengers and shall not be entitled to a seat. Seats are for severely disabled persons, in the capacity of disabled persons, elderly or frail persons, expectant mothers and for passengers with young children to be released. Non-official table of contents

§ 6 Carriage charges, tickets

(1) The transport charges are to be paid for carriage.(2) If the passenger is not provided with a valid ticket when entering the vehicle, he/she shall immediately and unsolicly dissolve the required driving licence.(3) If the passenger is provided with a ticket when entering the vehicle and is to be devalued, he shall immediately and unsolicly hand it to the operating staff for the devaluation of the vehicle; in vehicles with devaluers, the passenger shall have the To devalue the ticket immediately in accordance with the transport route and to convince yourself of the devaluation.(4) The passenger shall keep the ticket up to the end of the journey and to show or hand him out to the operating staff for examination on request.(5) If the passenger does not comply with an obligation under paragraphs 2 to 4 despite the request, he/she may be excluded from transport; the obligation to pay an increased transport charge in accordance with § 9 shall remain unaffected.(6) Cars or parts of the car in the unsafe operation may only be used by passengers with valid tickets for this purpose.(7) Complaints of the ticket are to be submitted immediately. Subsequent complaints will not be taken into account. Non-official table of contents

§ 7 Paying agent

(1) The fare is to be kept ready for payment. The crew is not obliged to exchange funds of more than EUR 5 and to accept single centrements of more than 10 cents, as well as significantly damaged banknotes and coins.(2) In so far as the driver is unable to change amounts of money of more than EUR 5, the passenger shall be subject to a receipt of the amount withheld. It is the responsibility of the passenger to collect the exchange money upon presentation of the receipt at the management of the entrepellent. If the passenger does not agree to this arrangement, he/she shall cancel the journey.(3) Complaints of the exchange rate or the receipt issued by the crew must be immediately put forward. Unofficial table of contents

§ 8 Invalid Driving ID

(1) Driving ID, which is contrary to the rules of carriage conditions or the Transport tariffs are not valid and will be recovered; this also applies to tickets that are
are not pre-filled and will not be filled out immediately,
torn, sliced or otherwise severely damaged, strongly stained or illegible, so that they are no longer checked ,
Inherently modified,
used by non-authorized
are used for other than allowed journeys,
due to time-lapse or for any other reason,
without the required photograph.
Travel money will not be reimbursed.(2) A ticket entitled to carriage only in connection with an application or a passenger card provided for in the transport tariff shall be deemed to be invalid and may be recovered if the application or personal identity card is not available on request. is presented. Non-official table of contents

§ 9 Increased transport charge

(1) A passenger is obliged to pay an increased transport charge if: he
has not obtained a valid travel card,
has obtained a valid ticket, but cannot show it during a review,
did not devalue or devalue the ticket immediately or without delay in the sense of § 6 para. 3 or
Do not show or hand over the ticket to the exam on request.
A prosecution in the criminal or penal procedure remains unaffected. The provisions of points 1 and 3 shall not be applied if the certificate or the devaluation of the ticket is not due to reasons which the passenger has not to represent.(2) In the cases referred to in paragraph 1, the trader may raise up to 60 euros in an increased transport charge. It may, however, charge twice the transport charge for a simple journey on the distance travelled by the passenger, provided that the amount is higher than that of the first sentence, the increased rate of transport being able to be paid in accordance with the The starting point of the line shall be calculated if the passenger cannot prove the distance covered.(3) In the case of paragraph 1 (2), the increased rate of transport shall be reduced to EUR 7 if the passenger proves within one week from the day on which the trader is administered in the course of the management of the entrepre that he or she, at the time of the determination, is the holder of a was a valid personal time card.(4) In the case of the use of invalid time cards, further claims of the entrepre shall remain unaffected. Non-official table of contents

§ 10 Repayment of transport fee

(1) If a ticket is not used for travel, the transport charge shall be: shall be reimbursed upon request for presentation of the ticket. The passenger is responsible for the non-use of the ticket.(2) Where a ticket is used only on a part of the journey, the difference between the transport fee paid and the transport charge required for the distance travelled shall, upon request, be made on presentation of the transport charge. Tickets are refundable. The passenger is subject to proof of the only partial use of the driver's card.(3) If a time card is not used or is only partially used, the transport fee for the season ticket shall be reimbursed on request against presentation of the ticket, on the basis of the transport charge for the individual journeys carried out. In order to determine the point in time up to which individual journeys-two journeys per day-are considered to be carried out, the date of return or deposit of the time card or the date of the postmark shall be the date of dispatch of the time card with the mail. An earlier date can only be taken into account if the certificate issued by a doctor, hospital or health insurance company is presented in respect of illness, accident or death of the passenger. When calculating the transport charge for the individual journeys carried out, a reduction shall be based only on the conditions required for this purpose and, moreover, on the basis of the transport fee for a simple journey.(4) Applications referred to in paragraphs 1 to 3 shall be submitted without delay, at the latest within one week of the expiry of the validity of the identity card, to the management of the entreprenter.(5) The amount to be reimbured shall be deducted from a processing charge of EUR 2 as well as a transfer fee. The processing fee and any transfer fee shall not be deducted if the refund is requested on the basis of circumstances which the entrepellent has to represent.(6) In the event of exclusion from transport, except in section 3 (1), second sentence, no. 2, there is no entitlement to reimbursement of the paid remuneration. Non-official table of contents

§ 11 Carriage of things

(1) There is no claim to carriage of goods. Hand luggage and other items shall be carried when the passenger is co-driving and only if it does not jeopardise the safety and order of the operation and other passengers cannot be harassed.(2) Hazardous substances and dangerous objects are excluded from transport, in particular
explosionable, easily flammable, radioactive, irritant or corrosive substances,
unpacked or unprotected goods that passengers can infringe,
Items that project beyond the boundaries of the wagon.
(3) The duty to transport of infants in strollers is governed by the provisions of § 2 sentence 1. As far as possible, the operating staff shall ensure that passengers with children in a stroller are not rejected. The decision to take part is with the operating staff.(4) The passenger has to accommodate and supervise things in such a way that the safety and order of the operation cannot be endangered and that other passengers cannot be harassed.(5) The operating staff shall decide on a case-by-case basis whether goods are admitted for transport and at which point they are to be accommodated. Non-official table of contents

§ 12 Carriage of animals

(1) § 11 (1), (4) and (5) applies to the transport of animals.(2) Dogs shall be carried only under the supervision of a person suitable for this purpose. Dogs that can endanger fellow travellers must carry a muzzle.(3) Blind guide dogs accompanying the blind are always admitted to transport.(4) Other animals may only be carried in appropriate containers.(5) Animals must not be placed on seats. Non-tampering table of contents

§ 13 finds

Found cases are to be delivered immediately to the operating staff in accordance with § 978 BGB. A case is returned to the loser by the entrepre's lost property office against payment of a deposit for the storage. Immediate return to the loser by the operating staff is permissible if he/she is able to show himself correctly as a loser. The loser has to confirm the receipt of the item in writing. Non-official table of contents

§ 14 Liability

The operator is liable for the killing or injury of a passenger and for any damage to the goods that are caused by the The passenger shall carry on or carry on, in accordance with the general provisions. In the event of damage to property, the entrepre shall be liable to any person being transported only up to the maximum amount of EUR 1,000; the limitation of liability shall not apply if the damage to property is due to intent or gross negligence. unofficial table of contents

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§ 16 Exclusion of replacement claims

deviations from timetables due to traffic obstructions, operational disturbances or interruptions as well as lack of space do not justify any claims for compensation; in this respect, no guarantee is given for the containment of ports is assumed. Non-official table of contents

§ 17 Place of jurisdiction

The place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising out of the contract of carriage shall be the seat of the of the entrepre. Non-official table of contents

§ 18 Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force 6 months after its announcement. Non-official table of contents

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The Federal Minister for Transport