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BALM Kontrollfahrzeuge

The BALM makes a significant contribution to increasing road safety, protecting the environment, securing market regulations and ensuring fairness of the tax through extensive controls on freight traffic and checks on the proper payment of the truck toll.

Fine Procedure for Administrative Offences

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The BALM carries out administrative offense proceedings according to the GüKG and the BFStrMG.



The BALM grants permits for national and international road traffic.

HGV tolls

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The HGV toll in Germany is a road toll depending on the type of road. It applies to heavy goods vehicles on motorways and federal roads.
Toll revenues provide for the maintenance and expansion of the transport network and thus make a significant contribution to the financing of the transport infrastructure.

Transport industry


As an independent higher federal authority within the area of operations of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport, the Federal Logistics and Mobility Office performs a wide range of tasks related to road haulage.

Legal Development Of Legislation


The BALM is involved in the legal development for road freight and road passenger traffic. We also inform you about important legal regulations relating to freight transport.

Crisis management of civil
emergency response

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The Federal Logistics and Mobility Office takes on civil emergency preparedness tasks in crisis prevention and crisis management in accordance with the Transport Services Act (VerkLG) and Traffic Safety Act (VerkSiG) as well as crisis management tasks below these legally prescribed thresholds for the BMDV’s business area in comparable situations.

Cycle transport


As the central lead partner for the promotion of cycling on behalf of the Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr (BMDV) (Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure), the BALM is the first point of contact for a lot of questions referring to the funding and the promotion of cycling.
Thus, the BALM makes an essential contribution to the sustainable shaping of a safe, environmentally suitable mobility and to the accomplishment of the climate protection goals in the area of mobility.

The Federal Mobility Forum

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The Federal Mobility Forum is an agency of professional expertise in the promotion of cycling. Based upon a comprehensive knowledge basis, the staff of the Federal Mobility Forum proactively shape the transfer of knowledge and support the promotion of cycling.

Traffic data management


The Federal Logistics and Mobility Office (BALM) has a multitude of diverse and anonymised data. This data is of great interest for answering traffic-related questions. The BALM pursues the goal of leveraging this wealth in data and preparing it for different user groups. This results in a continuously improving information situation.

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