To raise awareness of potential savings, signs are placed on cleared stretches of highway. These feature concise statements that show people how much more CO2 is emitted by driving faster.
Apart from the Isle of Man, Germany is the only country in Europe without a general statutory speed limit on freeways. Yet a generalized speed limit has been part of the political and social discourse in Germany for around 40 years. Especially now, against the backdrop of the climate crisis, the debate is once again topical.