Posts Tagged ‘International Road Transport Union’

  • IRU leads discussions on the future of automated road freight transport

    on Apr 14, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU leads discussions on the future of automated road freight transport

    Automation technologies and their potential to transform the road freight transport business were explored in a session jointly organised by the International Road Transport (IRU) and Volvo at the European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD 2019), the flagship event on automation in the

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  • IRU proposes driving and rest time road map

    on Feb 5, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on IRU proposes driving and rest time road map

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has recommended that transport operators should have the flexibility to organise driving and rest time hours over a four-week reference period, and proposed exceptions for coach tourism and improved conditions for drivers

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  • I_HeERO project shows the road safety application of e-CMR

    on Jan 9, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on I_HeERO project shows the road safety application of e-CMR

    While digital transport documents, such as e-CMR, hold the promise of improving efficiency of logistics chains, they are also becoming a key element in improving road safety

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  • IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    on Aug 2, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    As Brexit negotiations advance, it is essential that the UK Government and the European Union reach a comprehensive deal that addresses the many questions affecting the road transport industry, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has claimed

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  • IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    on Jul 19, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    As the Brexit negotiations start in earnest, it is essential that the UK Government and the European Union reach a comprehensive deal that addresses the many questions affecting the road transport industry, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU)

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  • IRU endorses UN Global Road Safety Week

    on May 8, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on IRU endorses UN Global Road Safety Week

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling for more training, the use of new technologies and standardised speed limits to address the issue of speed management

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  • Brexit and sustainability top IRU agenda

    on Mar 2, 17 • in UK • with Comments Off on Brexit and sustainability top IRU agenda

    High level discussions in Brussels this week have focused on defining a sustainable future for the bus and coach sector, the impact of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, and continued support for the free movement of goods and people within the European Internal Market

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  • IRU addresses French Government on double manning concerns

    on May 8, 16 • in General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU addresses French Government on double manning concerns

    The International Road Transport Ubion (IRU) has raised its serious concerns about the new French interpretation relating to the break periods for second drivers that are taken on board a vehicle – so called ‘double manning’. The latest French interpretation would prevent any driver from taking their required breaks on board a moving vehicle, which [&hellip

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  • IRU adopts resolution on migration

    on Apr 12, 16 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRU adopts resolution on migration

    A resolution on migration and the international refugee crisis has been adopted by the International Road Transport Union’s General Assembly

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  • IRU adopts resolution on migration

    on Apr 12, 16 • in European News, General News, News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU adopts resolution on migration

    A resolution on migration and the international refugee crisis has been adopted by the International Road Transport Union’s General Assembly. Recognising that migration is a worldwide humanitarian, social and political challenge for governments, international organisations and society in general, the has IRU called on governments to work together in a more co-ordinated, rapid manner to [&hellip

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