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Organisational structure

The BALM sets standards in mobility and transport policy.
As an independent higher Federal authority in the business area of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), we perform a large number of tasks in the field of road freight transport and passenger transport.

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  • Department Z
    Central Services
    Department Z provides all the necessary central services that the specialist departments need to carry out their tasks.
    Central Services

  • Department G
    Department G deals with the legal framework for the adequate fulfilment of the tasks of the BALM. An essential part of the task here is the legal development in national and international road freight transport, in international passenger transport and in truck tolls.
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  • Department V
    Transport industry
    The core task of Department V is the observation, analysis and evaluation of market developments in the field of transport.
    Toll statistics

  • Department F
    Funding programs
    Department F is responsible for the practical implementation of the funding programs in the BALM. It implements the political funding decisions in a service-oriented and targeted manner.
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  • Department K
    Control services
    The core task of Department K is to ensure the development and updating of control methods and techniques as well as the management and coordination of the control units.
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  • Department A
    Department A is responsible for carrying out administrative offence proceedings according to the Road Freight Transport Act (GüKG) and the Federal Highway Toll Act (BFStrMG). This means that the focus is on processing the findings of the control services and the automatic bridge controls.

  • Administrative department
    The Administrative department is responsible for coordination tasks, press and public relations as well as for crisis management and civil emergency preparedness.
    Administrative department

  • Travel department
    The service centre (DLZ) travel department has been a central facility for all authorities in the business area of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure since 1 May 2009.
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    Road Traffic Academy
    The Road Traffic Academy is a Federal institution on the initiative of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV). It is located as an organisational unit at the BALM.

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