Traffic signs and traffic facilities: Report damage and disruption

Have you discovered a damaged traffic sign or a traffic light malfunction? Please report this immediately to the local road construction authority with exact location (place, street, house number) so that the damage or the fault can be repaired and the safety of the road remains guaranteed.

Definition of traffic signs and transport facilities see: "Traffic signs and transport facilities" (service description in the Hessen-Finder)


Missing or failed road signs can pose an acute danger to road traffic. In such and similar cases where there is an imminent danger and you cannot reach the competent authority for various reasons, it is advisable to inform the police.

Related Links

  • Verkehrszeichen und Verkehrseinrichtungen


If you caused the damage yourself, you must report it to the police immediately.

Related Links

  • Art. 90 Grundgesetz (GG)
  • § 5 Bundesfernstraßengesetz (FStrG): Träger der Straßenbaulast
  • Teil II der Straßenverkehrs-Ordnung (StVO): Zeichen und Verkehrseinrichtungen
  • § 9 Hessisches Straßengesetz (HStrG): Straßenbaulast
  • Dritter Teil des HStrG: Träger der Straßenbaulast und Straßenbaubehörden

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