The use of electronic devices while driving, quickly falls under § 23 abs. 1a stvo. But in the meantime, touchscreens are used to control functions in the car, for example in the "tesla" the intervals of the windshield wiper. Are touchscreens allowed to be used for this purpose and if so, what are the requirements?? A ruling by the Higher Regional Court (OLG).
a motorist was in his vehicle of the brand "tesla" in the rain" on the road, the windshield wiper were already switched on. As it was raining more heavily, he wanted to touch the touchscreen, which was mounted next to the steering wheel above the center console, by another interval circuit the increase wiper frequency.