Driver training the SSB way

4 March 2013  •  Author(s): Reinhold Schröter,Head of Operations Preparation Department SSB,

Stuttgart is a city famous for cars: Porsche and Mercedes-Benz are designed and built in Stuttgart. But unlike another famous ‘motor city’ at Lake Erie, Stuttgart is also known for its first-class public transport offering. The city’s local topography, shaped by steep inclines and height differences of more than 250m, provides an excellent background for transport options with only a limited requirement of space. Traffic infrastructure is shoehorned into Stuttgart’s city centre – the most densely populated area in Germany – which provides for a high demand during peak times as well as during the small hours.

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