Posts Tagged ‘International Road Transport Union’

  • 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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  • IRU briefs European MEPS on importance of trucks

    on Nov 26, 15 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRU briefs European MEPS on importance of trucks

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has briefed the European Parliament on the social and economic importance of transport

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  • IRU welcomes infringement proceedings

    on May 27, 15 • in UK • with Comments Off on IRU welcomes infringement proceedings

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has welcomed  the action taken by the European Commission to begin infringement proceedings against Germany over its minimum wage legislation to international road transport operations

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  • IRU launches Crash Prevention Programme

    on May 22, 14 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRU launches Crash Prevention Programme

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) Academy has launched its new Crash Prevention Programme specifically designed to raise risk awareness and encourage road safety best practices among commercial drivers

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  • IRU issues new guidelines on fuel theft

    on Apr 3, 14 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRU issues new guidelines on fuel theft

    To address the rising issue of fuel theft in commercial transport, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has unanimously adopted new guidelines for road transport operators based on monitoring, prevention and reporting, and recommended their immediate implementation

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