FTA welcomes EU draft rules to allow longer, heavier trucks to boost safety and environment


 

The FTA has welcomed the approval by Transport MEPs of draft truck design rule changes, which will allow manufacturers to exceed current maximum length and weight dimensions.  Voting today (Tuesday 18 March),  MEPS from the Transport Committee of the European Parliament approved a package of measures that will allow for more innovative truck designs. The draft regulations will allow longer truck cabs if they are designed to slash emissions – for example by improving aerodynamics – or to prevent accidents, […]