Charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures adopted

At the plenary vote on October 25th in Strasbourg, MEPs adopted the draft rules with 398 in favour, 179 against and 32 abstentions. The rules will only apply to the 136.706km of trans-European...

Road transport operators concerned about driver shortage

Representatives from road transport associations from all over the world, meeting at the IRU general assembly on November 6, 2018, have agreed on ambitious visions and recommendations on how to...

European Parliament ENVI Committee sends a strong signal with vote on HDV CO2 standards

The CO2 reduction discussions goes on and with last week’s vote, MEPs have sent a strong signal to the Commission, the industry and its stakeholders after they adopted MEP Bas Eickhout’s report on HDV...

The European Labour Authority – progress report

The European Commission presented in March this year a proposal to establish a European Labour Authority (ELA). We will in this article present the progress on this file and a possible timeline for...

A split European Parliament voted on the social aspects in first mobility package  

At the long-awaited vote in the European Parliament's Transport Committee on the social aspects of the mobility package on Monday June 4, the members were divided as expected. The vote concerned the...

Joint letter from leading road transport associations

Seven leading road transport associations from Denmark, Norway, Sweden (united in NLA), Germany, France, Netherlands and Belgium have issued a joint letter this morning in the run-up to the important...