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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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#CarRentals – EU action leads to clearer and more transparent pricing

#CarRentals – EU action leads to clearer and more transparent pricing

| March 26, 2019

Following a call from the European Commission and EU consumer authorities, five industry leaders, Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt, have changed the way they present car rental prices, making them fully transparent to consumers. Until now, the companies concerned had not fully implemented some of their commitments in order for the European Commission and EU consumer […]

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Safer roads: New EU measures to reduce #CarAccidents

Safer roads: New EU measures to reduce #CarAccidents

| March 19, 2019

The EU wants to improve road safety ©AP images/European Union-EP Parliament is backing new measures to improve road safety and reduce road accidents. The rules would make a number of safety features compulsory in new cars. EU roads are the safest in the world with an average of 49 road fatalities per million inhabitants, against 174 […]

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