Joint open letter to Transport Commissioner and EP TRAN on EU funding for safe and secure truck parking areas

: ACSOL-CLECAT-ESPORG-MECHATRONIK-TVM-UETR OBJECTIVE 100,000: EU funding for safe and secure truck parking areas must continue andcandidates must improve the quality of their applications, to create a genuine EU networkof high quality truck parking areas and stop driver shortage.In the aftermath of the EC’s announcement of the results of the second Connecting EuropeFacility (CEF) call for […]

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The new revision of the weights and dimensions of heavy-duty vehicles as an opportunity to provide efficiency and ecological transition of transport sector

UETR welcomes the revision of the Directive 96/53/EC on the maximum weights and dimensions of heavy-duty vehicles allowing longer and heavier vehicles and progressing the European Modular Systems (“EMS”) in international road freight transport. This initiative provides an opportunity to deliver environmental sustainability with more efficiency, higher capacity, increased productivity, and a way to mitigate […]

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Late payments in road transport: robust legislative framework and data collection are key – discussion at the EU Late Payments Observatory

UETR is closely following the issue of late payments in road transport, a major issue causing one out of four bankruptcies in the European Union. UETR is member of the EU Payment Observatory, aimed at monitoring trends and developments on payments and providing relevant initiatives and issue-specific policy documents At today’s webinar of the Observatory, […]

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