German roads are busier, because of low water in the Rhine
Low water levels in the Rhine have led to an increase of truck traffic on the road in Germany. Since september the water is extremely low in the river.
Barges may be due to the low water but 10 percent of their maximum capacity utilization.
The German chemiereus BASF from Ludwigshafen emigrated to vrachttransport on the road because the ships by the low water conditions is not heavily loaded. Also are frequently used on the track.