Who invented the autobahn?

Answer It was during Hitler's regime in 1930's Germany that the autobahn was built. The autobahn was not an original idea, but was tailored after the Avus experimental highway in Berlin and Italy's 130-k... Read More »

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Where is the Autobahn located?

While Germany's autobahns are the most famous, they also exist in other German-speaking countries, such as in Austria, Luxembourg and Switzerland. "Autobahn" is the German word for a major highway.... Read More »

When was the autobahn made?

The German Autobahn, known as Bundesautobahn, opened its first stretch between Düsseldorf and Opladen in 1929, followed by a route in 1932 between Cologne and Bonn. The Reichsautobahnen opened in ... Read More »

When was the autobahn built?

The first stretches of the autobahn, from Cologne to Bonn, were built in 1929 and opened in 1932. When Adolph Hitler became dictator of the Third Reich in 1933, he quickly seized on the autobahn an... Read More »

How fast can you drive on the autobahn?

Originally, the autobahn had no speed limit on any stretch of the roadway. However, the laws in one German city (Bremen) have included the first ever autobahn speed limit. The stretch of the roadwa... Read More »