Technology

From the on-board management system CI-Bus to type approval, standardization and traffic safety - the technical department deals with a large number of different topics.

Department Technology The CIVD Technology Department is committed to political issues relating to technology, the environment, safety and standardisation of the caravanning industry. Find out more
CI-BUS The caravanning industry is becoming digital: Thanks to modern CI-BUS on-board management systems, many devices on board motor caravans can be controlled via a single tool. Find out more
Type Approval The new framework regulation reforms the European type approval and market investigation. There are also innovations in the area of emissions for leisure vehicles. Find out more
CEN Standardisation European standards assure the safety and quality for leisure vehicles. The CIVD supports its members nationally and internationally. Find out more
Road Safety Motor caravans are among the safest means of road transport. Compared to other motor vehicles, the accident risks and consequences are significantly lower. Find out more
Road Traffic Law Depending on the total weight and tyre age, the speed limit for vehicle-caravan-combinations and motor caravans is defined – in the sense of road safety. Find out more
EU Driving License The standard driving licence class B is sufficient for driving most vehicle-caravan combinations and motor caravans throughout Europe. Special regulations apply to heavy vehicles. Find out more
Motor Vehicle Tax for Motor Caravans The taxation of motor caravans depends on the weight and emission class of the motor caravan. Find out more
Repair Manual for Motor Caravans and Caravans The repair manual for motor caravans and caravans, is an important source for qualified experts, insurance companies and vehicle repair shops. Find out more
Department Technology The CIVD Technology Department is committed to political issues relating to technology, the environment, safety and standardisation of the caravanning industry. Find out more
CI-BUS The caravanning industry is becoming digital: Thanks to modern CI-BUS on-board management systems, many devices on board motor caravans can be controlled via a single tool. Find out more
Type Approval The new framework regulation reforms the European type approval and market investigation. There are also innovations in the area of emissions for leisure vehicles. Find out more
CEN Standardisation European standards assure the safety and quality for leisure vehicles. The CIVD supports its members nationally and internationally. Find out more
Road Safety Motor caravans are among the safest means of road transport. Compared to other motor vehicles, the accident risks and consequences are significantly lower. Find out more
Road Traffic Law Depending on the total weight and tyre age, the speed limit for vehicle-caravan-combinations and motor caravans is defined – in the sense of road safety. Find out more
EU Driving License The standard driving licence class B is sufficient for driving most vehicle-caravan combinations and motor caravans throughout Europe. Special regulations apply to heavy vehicles. Find out more
Motor Vehicle Tax for Motor Caravans The taxation of motor caravans depends on the weight and emission class of the motor caravan. Find out more
Repair Manual for Motor Caravans and Caravans The repair manual for motor caravans and caravans, is an important source for qualified experts, insurance companies and vehicle repair shops. Find out more