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The European Union sets limits on land-grown biofuels used for transport

The European Union sets limits on land-grown biofuels used for transport

Today in the European Parliament, the Socialists and Democrats Group backed a review of existing legislation on biofuels, even though the outcome of the final agreement falls short of the S&Ds'...
As of 31 March 2018, all new cars and light commercial vehicles will be equipped with an eCall emergency device that will automatically dial the 112 emergency number in the event of an accident

S&D Euro MPs say "yes" to a life saving device in all cars

Today, S&D Euro MP, Olga Sehnalová, led a cross-party majority on a proposal to equip all new cars with an emergency system, to save hundreds of lives on the European roads. As of 31 March 2018,...
Limits to megatrucks and use of better cabins will improve safety on EU roads

Limits to megatrucks and use of better cabins will improve safety on EU roads

The European Parliament today endorsed an agreement with member states to put an end to cross-border transport with the so-called 'megatrucks' or 'gigaliners', which are 25 metres long and can weigh...
appalling working conditions at Norwegians daughter company, Norwegian Air Norway (NAN)

S&D MEPs voiced concerns about appalling social conditions in low-cost airlines

Today, leading members of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament expressed their support to the pilot strike against appalling working conditions at Norwegians daughter company...
EU-wide traffic-offence information exchange will improve road safety across Europe

EU-wide traffic-offence information exchange will improve road safety across Europe

For the first time, the 28 EU member states will soon be able to exchange on traffic offenders and to pursue fines back home, even when the offence has been committed in another country. Following a...