All new light commercial vehicles in Europe under 3.5t will have to be equipped to make an automatic call to emergency services in the event of an accident from 2015. The EU has legislated to introduce the system, called eCall, to all passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. The GPS-linked phone system will automatically dial 112 – Europe’s single emergency number – in the event of a serious accident, communicating the vehicle’s location to emergency services, even if the driver […]
Proposals to reduce the maximum noise limit of heavy trucks have been rejected by a plenary session in the European Parliament.
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.
The French government has confirmed plans to introduce a revised tolling scheme for heavy goods vehicles from the beginning of next year.