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- Brian's Guide to Getting Around Germany. "The Autobahn." Jan. 29, 2010. (June 2, 2010) www.gettingaroundgermany.info/autobahn.htm
- Car and Driver. "Eight Rules for Driving on the German Autobahn." April 2009. (June 2, 2010) http://www.caranddriver.com/features/09q2/eight_rules_for_driving_on_the_german_autobahn-feature
- Cremer, Andreas. "Merkel Rebuffs German Social Democrats' Call for Speed Limit." Bloomberg.com. Oct. 29, 2007. (Jan. 30, 2009) http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601100&sid=an0o8jIAgisY&refer=germany
- Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development - BMVBS. "Germany's commitment for improving road safety in Europe." (June 2, 2010) http://www.bmvbs.de/en/dokumente/-,1872.1096185/Artikel/dokument.htm
- Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development - BMVBS. "Planned changes to the schedule of fines and penalties - Higher fines for traffic offences." May 21, 2008. (June 2, 2010) http://www.bmvbs.de/en/dokumente/-,1872.1057005/Artikel/dokument.htm
- Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development - BMVBS. "Roads." (June 2, 2010) http://www.bmvbs.de/en/Transport/Roads-,1900.963681/Roads.htm
- Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development - BMVBS. "Runter vom Gas! (Kill your Speed!) - New billboard posters on motorways." Jan. 22, 2009. (June 2, 2010) http://www.bmvbs.de/en/dokumente/-,1872.1063368/Pressemitteilung/dokument.htm
- Runter Vom Gas. (June 2, 2010) http://www.runter-vom-gas.de/homepage.aspx
- The German Way. "Driving in Germany & Europe." (June 2, 2010) www.german-way.com/driving.html
- vom Scheidt, Gregor. German Translator. Personal Communication via e-mail. Conducted on Jan. 29 and Feb. 1, 2010.