Posts Tagged ‘International Road Transport Union’

  • IRU launches action plan on fuel prices

    on Jun 3, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU launches action plan on fuel prices

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) the world road transport organisation, has launched a 17-point emergency plan for governments to tackle rising fuel prices and their impact on transport networks, energy security and decarbonisation plans

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  • Call to decarbonise EU road transport

    on May 4, 22 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Call to decarbonise EU road transport

    Leading voices in decarbonising EU road transport are urgently calling on EU Member States and the European Parliament to agree on ambitious targets for electric recharging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

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  • Transport organisations warn against knee-jerk reaction to Omicron

    on Dec 3, 21 • in Latest News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Transport organisations warn against knee-jerk reaction to Omicron

    World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn international transport organisations and unions representing road, air and sea transport

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  • IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    on Nov 5, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    Member associations of the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the world road transport organisation, have voted for an emergency call to governments on dealing with current global supply chain disruptions

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  • IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has warned that the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, will fail to achieve 2050 carbon neutrality targets as it is based on a distorted tank-to-wheel approach that only measures CO2 emissions at the vehicle tailpipe

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  • IRU calls for governments to support transport sector worldwide

    on Dec 7, 20 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on IRU calls for governments to support transport sector worldwide

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling on governments worldwide to help the sector in three particularly crucial areas: cash grants to address liquidity, insurance premium flexibility, and waiving taxes and charges

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  • Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    on May 27, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    The German Parliament has voted to extend the existing exemption from road usercharges for clean trucks, powered by CNG, LNG and electricity, until

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  • UNECE and IRU offer recommendations on cross border operations

    on May 7, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on UNECE and IRU offer recommendations on cross border operations

    The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and International Road Transport Union (IRU) have issued a series of recommendations for border crossing operations during COVID 19, drawing on the benefits offered by tried and tested UN Conventions

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  • IRU calls for measures to tackle labour shortages

    on Sep 23, 19 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRU calls for measures to tackle labour shortages

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling on policy makers to implement measures that will improve skills matching and tackle the worrying trend of labour shortages across the continent

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  • IRU sets future direction for road transport

    on Sep 16, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU sets future direction for road transport

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has taken the lead in setting the global road transport agenda, by publishing a manifesto that calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road transport in driving economic prosperity. 

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