Posts Tagged ‘International Road Transport Union’

  • Austrian traffic bans are illegal says European Commission

    on May 15, 24 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The European Commission has released its official response to a complaint by the Italian government, clearly outlining several breaches of EU law by Austria

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  • European Parliament backs EU’s new heavy-duty vehicle CO₂ targets

    on Apr 11, 24 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on European Parliament backs EU’s new heavy-duty vehicle CO₂ targets

    Despite a last-minute push for technology neutrality, the European Parliament’s plenary vote on CO₂ emission standards for new heavy-duty vehicles fails to recognise other solutions that can play a role in decarbonising the commercial road transport sector, according to the International Road Transport Union

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  • Road transport sector concerned at border delays

    on Jan 18, 24 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Road transport sector concerned at border delays

    The road transport sector is strongly concerned that additional border control measures introduced by Bulgaria and Romania to fight irregular migration are having disproportionately negative consequences on goods transport and trade

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  • IRU calls for standard salary calculation template

    on Nov 29, 23 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU calls for standard salary calculation template

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have asked the European Commission to develop a standard salary calculation template for HGV drivers across Europe

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  • Transport companies and unions sign sustainability and just transition pact

    on Nov 28, 23 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Transport companies and unions sign sustainability and just transition pact

    The IRU and ITF have reinforced their commitment to drive a just transition and improve the accessibility and attractiveness of the commercial driver profession with a Just Transition for Transport pledge

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  • IRU welcomes general approach to Euro 7

    on Sep 26, 23 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU welcomes general approach to Euro 7

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has welcomed the European Council’s general approach on Euro 7, which includes several improvements compared to the original proposal. This followed repeated calls from the IRU and the road transport sector to establish a more pragmatic approach to emission standards, better balancing overall costs and benefits

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  • IRU welcomes TRAN proposals

    on Sep 20, 23 • in UK • with Comments Off on IRU welcomes TRAN proposals

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has welcomed the vote in the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) on new CO₂ standards for heavy-duty vehicles, setting a realistic pace for road transport decarbonisation and preserving essential technology options, which will include battery-electric, hydrogen fuel cell and combustion engines based on carbon-neutral fuels or hydrogen, in line with the sector’s needs and calls

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  • New plan to help fix driver shortages

    on Jul 7, 23 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on New plan to help fix driver shortages

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU), the world road transport employers’ organisation, representing more than 3.5 million road transport operators, and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), representing 18.5 million transport workers, have launched a three-point plan to help fix driver shortages

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  • Plan to fix driver shortages

    on Jun 21, 23 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Plan to fix driver shortages

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU), the world road transport employers’ organisation, representing more than 3.5 million road transport operators, and ITF, the International Transport Workers’ Federation, representing 18.5 million transport workers, have launched a three-point plan to help fix driver shortages

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  • EU proposes Eurovignette incentive

    on May 11, 23 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on EU proposes Eurovignette incentive

    A European Commission proposal to add trailers and semi-trailers to the Eurovignette Directive can only be seen as an industry incentive if Member States are obliged to apply it from the same date as the motor vehicle CO₂ rate variation, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU)

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