DEKRA in the capital region calls for caution about risks and side effects of Berlin/Potsdam – many drugs can affect safety in road traffic, warns the DEKRA in the capital region. Motorists should not carelessly take therefore drug, but previously informed about risks and side effects on the package insert or in case of doubt the doctor or pharmacist, Branch Manager advises Rudiger Haun (Berlin-Tempelhof). At stimulating agents, road users would usually ready to take risks, while pain, sedative -, and decongestants rather dampened the reflexes and the ability to react. It can be particularly problematic if several drugs mutually reinforced or put aside. Motorists should inform therefore doctor and pharmacist about all medicines to be and not take medicine.
Also the prescribed or recommended dosage of the drug is to be observed. Under no circumstances should alcohol in combination with medications taken are because he is their effect could raise. Motorists must take into account also the possible knock-on effect of calming – and sleeping pills that could impact on the next morning. You have the impression that drugs adversely affect driving behavior, you should never sit behind the wheel, so Haun. Contact: Norbert Kuhnl Tel.: (0711) 78612512 fax: (0711) 78612700 email: DEKRA e.V.
Press & information trade road 15 D-70565 Stuttgart press DEKRA is an internationally operating service company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. It is represented with offices in Berlin-Hohenschonhausen, Berlin-Tempelhof, Berlin-Reinickendorf, Oranienburg and Potsdam as well as numerous vehicle test centres, stations and offices in the capital region. Under the roof of DEKRA e.V., today 166 subsidiaries and participations for more safety and quality in the handling of people with technology, environment and mobility work. The companies are involved in four business units at the DEKRA AG. This is responsible for the operational organisation of the company of DEKRA group. The diverse services include vehicle testing, damage reports, accident-analytical and technical reports, industry – inspection services, education and training, temping, out – and new placement, certifications, fleet services, environmental services, material testing, construction advice, consulting and publications.