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eCall emergency device

The end of the tunnel for the eCall emergency device

As of the end of March 2018, all new types of cars and light commercial vehicles will be equipped with an eCall device that will automatically dial the 112 emergency number if an accident occurs. The...
S&Ds want illegal cabotage in EU list of serious road infringements

S&Ds want illegal cabotage in EU list of serious road infringements

Today a Commission proposal on road infringements was rejected by the transport committee in the European Parliament because it fell short of what is needed. The Socialists and Democrats asked the...
Violeta Bulc becoming commissioner for transport

We expect Violeta Bulc to modernise transport and defend workers’ rights, as Šefčovič promised

Today the transport coordinators of all political groups gave the green light to Violeta Bulc becoming commissioner for this policy area. Socialists and Democrats acknowledged that she performed well...
S&Ds back Corina Creţu's objective to guarantee timely cohesion payments

S&Ds back Corina Creţu's objective to guarantee timely cohesion payments

Today the commissioner-designate for regional policy, Corina Creţu, undertook to work with the European Parliament on finding a solution regarding the outstanding cohesion payments of €23.4 billion...
Maroš Šefčovič’s vision to modernise transport and defend workers’ rights

S&Ds support Maroš Šefčovič’s vision to modernise transport and defend workers’ rights

Commissioner-designate for transport and space, Maroš Šefčovič, today showed competence for his new task and has already proven his willingness to work closely with the Parliament in his previous...