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112 emergency eCall system in all cars from 2015

S&D Euro MPs lead vote on emergency eCall system in all cars from 2015

S&D Euro MP Olga Sehnalová today led a cross-party majority on a proposal to equip from 2015 all new models of passenger cars with an eCall device that is activated in the event of a serious...

An eCall for cars to save lives on roads across Europe

From October 2015, all new cars will be equipped with an eCall system which will be activated in case of accident or emergency, according to a European law approved today by the Internal Market...
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S&D Group: Europe should pay more attention to Arctic issues

The Arctic is increasingly on the international agenda. The S&D Group is taking the lead on addressing the challenges of the Arctic. Last Saturday, the S&D Group held the first international...
Tachograph Transport Safety

The smart tachograph will enhance safety and respect for drivers' rights

Truck drivers in Europe will enjoy improved road safety and better working conditions following the adoption today of new legislation on the use of tachographs by the European Parliament. Tachographs...
Airport passengers rights

S&D MEPs ensure air passengers’ rights will soon be better protected

Overbooking, delays, cancellations, lost baggage, missed connecting flights… Many EU citizens have experienced these problems when travelling by plane. The all-party transport committee in the...

S&Ds take the lead on development co-operation

The S&D Group in the European Parliament today welcomed the adoption in the plenary of a regulation on the development co-operation instrument for 2014-2020. This measure will finance EU...

Clean fuel will save money and improve efficient transport within the EU

The Transport committee in the European Parliament today backed a proposal for a new directive which foresees the deployment of alternative fuel stations across Europe, so that the European Union...
European telecoms market

“European Council and Telecoms: Listen to the Parliament”

The European Parliament today voted on a report reviewing the result of the telecoms package. The Socialists and Democrats Group had hoped that the result of this package of directives, a balanced...