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Auditors checking if #EURoadNetwork is on track

Auditors checking if #EURoadNetwork is on track

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of EU support for the network of roads connecting member states and regions. The auditors will examine whether the European Commission’s actions and funding are ensuring that member states remain on track to complete the network on time and improve connectivity for citizens. The auditors have […]

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MEPs approve new #CO2Emissions limits for trucks

MEPs approve new #CO2Emissions limits for trucks

| April 23, 2019

The first ever EU regulation on CO2 emissions for trucks and lorries was approved by Parliament last week, in an effort to curb rising road transport emissions. The new legislation, informally agreed between MEPs and the Romanian Presidency of the Council in February, was adopted with 474 votes in favour, 47 against and 11 abstentions. […]

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#RoadSafety – Parliament approves EU rules requiring life-saving technologies in vehicles

#RoadSafety – Parliament approves EU rules requiring life-saving technologies in vehicles

| April 18, 2019

Vulnerable road users, such as cyclists and pedestrians, account for almost half of road accident victims© AP Images/European Union-EP Safety features such as intelligent speed assistance and advanced emergency-braking system will have to be installed in new vehicles as from May 2022. “This law is paving the way to save thousands of lives in the […]

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#EUMobilityPackage – Parliament adopts position on overhaul of road transport rules

#EUMobilityPackage – Parliament adopts position on overhaul of road transport rules

| April 9, 2019

MEPs amend rules to fight illegal practices in road transport and improve working conditions for drivers. Last week, Parliament approved its position to negotiate with the Council on revised rules for posting of drivers, drivers’ rest times and better enforcement of cabotage rules. They also want to put an end to distortion of competition by […]

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#MobilityPackage – Parliament adopts position on overhaul of road transport rules

#MobilityPackage – Parliament adopts position on overhaul of road transport rules

| April 8, 2019

Last week (4 April), Parliament approved its position to negotiate with the Council on revised rules for posting of drivers, drivers’ rest times and better enforcement of cabotage rules. They also want to put an end to distortion of competition by hauliers using letterbox companies. Fairer competition and fighting illegal practices in international transport To […]

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EU works on #SaferVehicles for safer citizens

EU works on #SaferVehicles for safer citizens

| April 3, 2019

The Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection has voted in favour of the inter-institutional agreement on a General Safety Regulation, which introduces certain mandatory vehicle safety measures that will reduce the number of fatalities and injuries on the roads, safe lives and at the same time boost the global innovation and competitiveness edge of […]

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#SaferRoads – EU lawmakers agree on life-saving technologies for new vehicles

#SaferRoads – EU lawmakers agree on life-saving technologies for new vehicles

| March 27, 2019

Safety features such as intelligent speed assistance and advanced emergency-braking system will have to be installed in new vehicles as from May 2022. After sealing the deal with the Romanian Presidency of the Council on Monday night (25 MArch), Parliament’s rapporteur Róża Thun (EPP, PL) said: “This legislation is paving the way to save thousands of lives […]

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