With a pilot test in nine major cities will be tested for the possible introduction of a green arrow just for cyclists. Appropriate traffic signs to be placed at selected nodes in Bamberg, Darmstadt, Düsseldorf, Köln, Leipzig, München, Münster, Germany, Reutlingen, and Stuttgart, the Federal Institute for highway engineering announced on Monday in Bergisch Gladbach.


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Florian Güßgen The green arrow: right The road sign, and turn in the traffic

with the green arrow to the right of a traffic light allows red light in the right turn Stop to prior. This scheme is since 1994 part of the Federal German road traffic regulations, in the GDR, the green arrow was introduced already in 1978.


A further variant of the green arrow, this time as a shield.

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to test whether in the future the Turn on a red light is allowed in through the Green-arrow-sign with the addition “only Cycling” exclusively for cyclists.

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