The EU is proposing to relax cabotage rules to allow HGVs on foreign runs to make unlimited deliveries and drop offs over five days rather than the existing limit of three internal movements in a member state over seven days. The proposal is contained in the EU’s mobility package, announced last week. Another key proposal is for drivers working out of their home countries for more than three days to be paid the local minimum wage to prevent so-called “social […]
The European Parliament has approved the first ever EU regulation governing CO2 emissions for trucks, which will force manufactures to slash emissions by nearly a third no later than 2030.
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.
7) Siim Kallas, Transport Minster, European Commission While 4m trailer heights is a problem that doesn’t seem to want to go away, Kallas and the European Commission are looking to the future. He wants to simplify cabotage rules and further liberalise the European market for road transport. And he wants to change how trucks look.