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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...
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...