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The bicycle riders have to be careful and wait if necessary. Here is a German newspaper article on the subject. The basis for the rule is § 20 of the German traffic regulations (StVO), whose first two paragraphs translate roughly to: (1) Busses, trams, and school busses, which stop at designated stopping points (sign number 224), may only be passed ...


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German traffic code gives transit passengers special priority, all traffic including bicycles may only pass the vehicle on the right at a walking pace and need to yield to passengers alighting or embarking. (From a detailed explanation this website [in German].)


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Being a cyclist as well as a bus user, I always expect the user of the other mode of traffic to not be aware of what is going on at the street. Where the bus stop is right at the bike lane, so the people step out of the bus in front of the cyclists, you have to slow down when there is a bus there and stop before the doors open, as the people will need to ...


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Yes, there are trains to Karlsruhe departing from the airport's long-distance station (Fernbahnhof) every hour or so. You'll likely have to transfer to a different train once you get to Mannheim. For exact times and routes, go to bahn.de and search for trains going from "Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf" to "Karlsruhe Hbf".


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Here's an actual link to bahn.de for what you're looking for: Frankfurt Airport -> Karlsruhe Main Station leaving after 18:40 There's a train about once per hour. The trip itself takes just over an hour. Depending on which train you take, you might need to change trains in Mannheim. The "Umst." column shows how many train changes. If it says 0 then the ...


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You can enter Germany (or any EU state) with just your Cyprus national ID card; a passport is not strictly required but it is good to travel with it in case you intend to travel to some other countries later. It's recommended that you also carry a letter of consent signed by your parent(s) or guardian(s): In addition to their own valid travel document (...


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Generally speaking, bicycles are classed as vehicles. And generally, vehicles must yield to pedestrians doing normal pedestrian things that they are entitled to do, like use a bus stop. So the pecking order is Boats > Trains > Pedestrians > Bicycles > Motor Vehicles Drawbridges know large boats are coming, and have plenty of time to signal trains to get ...


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I've taken taxis from the Basel EuroAirport (which is in France) from both the French side and the Swiss side of the airport to my home in Germany. The French taxis drive straight east across France into Germany. The Swiss taxis go south through Basel, then back north again to Germany, which means a longer and more expensive ride, as if the Swiss taxi ...


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According to the German Missions in the United States page on Schengen Visa / Short Stay Visa an appointment in Washington is not going to work: Visas must be applied for at the German Embassy or Consulate General in charge of the applicants place of residence (for example an Indian citizen with H1B Visa residing in Portland/ Oregon must apply at the ...


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The Vollstreckungsverjährung for charges up to 1000 Euro is three years. However, several measures of the authorities can extend that period ad infinitum. For example, if the authorities don't start that Vollstreckung because they found you left Germany. In that case, they will bill you on your next visit.


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Yes. The D visa allows you travel through any Schengen state on the way to your destination, and also to visit them as if you had a multiple-entry C visa with the same validity period. That means you can spend up to 90 out of every 180 days in Schengen states other than the one which gave you a D visa, with the usual restrictions for a short-stay visa (no ...


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It's generally necessary to apply for visas in your place of residence, not in your country of nationality. The US recommends this, but does not require it. (There is an exception for US visa applications whereby people who have overstayed a US visa in the past have to apply in their country of citizenship. I suppose this does not apply to you.) The ...


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You can apply online for a B1/B2 visa from any country where you are legally present. Apart from your passport and EU Blue Card, documents you’ll need include evidence of: The purpose of your trip, Your intent to depart the United States after your trip, and/or Your ability to pay all costs of the trip. Evidence of your employment and/or your family ties ...


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You can't. You have been granted asylum in Belgium which means you aren't eligible to asylum in Germany any more. You can't legally move to Germany because you aren't eligible to a German Aufenthaltsberechtigung either, if this isn't a case of family reunion. The latter only applies to father, mother and their own childs, not other members of a greater ...


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Assuming a typical 3.7V Lithium-ion battery voltage, 10Ah is 37Wh (watts are volts times amperes), which is well under the 100Wh limit. Even if you assume it's 10,000mAh at the 5V output (and for not-so-subtle marketing reasons the makers don't tend to do that- the voltage should be indicated on the label) it's still 50Wh, which is half the limit. But it won'...


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I rode bicycles for 10 years earlier in my life as my primary mode of transportation a long while ago, and pedestrians always have the right of way over any other conveyance. And, the purpose is that... any other kind of conveyance could cause more damage. A bike rider, a skate boarder, a car, a motorcycle.. all of those things are potentially moving faster ...


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The rules are very clear. Your passport must be valid 3 months beyond the duration of stay in the Schengen area for which you don’t qualify If you made your return on the 19th you may be approved but what happened to me before was that my wife was rejected even though her intended return was a clear week before the 3 months period but they still denied ...


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You can buy all the SIM cards you want, but can't activate them. You have to be registered in the German residence bureau's data base. No residency, no activation. I went to Greece to get a SIM card.


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