Welcome to DATEX II



You have come to the right place for information on DATEX II. The standard for the exchange of traffic related data.

This website is gradually growing, visit often to benefit from updates as soon as possible.




DATEX II in Iceland

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration (IRCA) has as of March 2021 started to broadcast road condition, weather data and situations in accordance with the EU’s DATEX II standard version 3 defined in the multi-part CEN standard 16157

DATEX II supporting harmonised message for Safety-Related Traffic Information

One of the EU delegated regulations complementing the ITS Directive 2010/40/EU focuses on safety-related traffic information for the end user.

NPRA data from C-ITS server to DATEX II v.3 server

Since January 2019, the NPRA (Norwegian Public Roads Administration) has been working on a project that aims to adapt the information exchange to DATEX II version 3 at national level in Norway.

In April 2020, a first version of "DATEX II v.3 Value Chain" went into production.

The value chain of DATEX II comprises:

The Exchange 2020 specification supporting DATEX II v3 is available now!

Today, the 2020 Exchange specification is fully available and supports both Data Delivery and the CIS Business Scenario that supports the DATEX II version 3 payload specification. After the first "Exchange 2018" version, the current Exchange 2020 specification is available on the DATEX II Academy.

DATEX II has chosen APDS as core for its parkingdata standard

The European DATEX II community has decided to align with and collaborate with parking industry stakeholders to revise the DATEX II parking model. A key factor in this important decision was the strong support demonstrated by parking operators, data platform and service providers for sharing common data via the Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS) technical specifications.

Collaborative ITS Services (CIS) Demonstrator

We are pleased to share that there is now extended user documentation available on the Collaborative ITS Services (CIS) Demonstrator.

This demonstrator shows how to implement and use the features that are part of the specification for Collaborative ITS Services that has been developed under the Exchange framework.

The CIS demonstrator documentation, now available in a modern, visual way, can be found here