2021 wurden die Gelben Engel der ADAC Straßenwacht und Mobilitätspartner zu insgesamt 3,49 Millionen Pannen gerufen. Damit hat sich das Einsatzvolumen - nach dem Corona-bedingten Rückgang im Jahr 2020 - wieder erholt. Der ADAC verzeichnet rund 3,1 Prozent mehr Pannen als 2020.
Autumn is just around the corner and with it the risk of a wildlife accident increases. It happens especially at dusk: suddenly a wild animal stands in front of the car on the road. This is a very dangerous situation that often ends in a collision. In autumn, the risk of such wildlife accidents increases again, warns GTÜ Gesellschaft für Technische Überwachung mbH.
Even if it has taken a short break in many parts of Germany at the moment, summer will soon be back with plenty of sunshine in its luggage. However, the strong sunlight in a parked car can quickly lead to temperatures above 60°C, making a forthcoming car journey unbearable.
Drivers who leave the scene of an accident without informing the police and their insurance company are liable to prosecution sooner than many realise. This can not only be expensive, but also cost insurance cover - and result in the withdrawal of the driving licence and possibly a custodial sentence.