NEWS FROM ROADS
Germany tightens up fines for certain offences. New regulations will enter into force later this year.
Changes to the German “Fines Catalogue” concern, among other things, the emergency corridor, switching off the emergency brake assist and parking in prohibited areas. The
Ukraine installs modern truck weighing systems and increases fines. Foreign truckers will not escape unpunished.
Last week, a law came into force in Ukraine that increased fines for overloaded lorries. Now the amount of the fine depends on the exceeded
The Department of Transport will invest £ 1 million in a program to prepare former criminals to become truck drivers. The British government made such
France confronts overloaded trucks and delivery vans. Tests on one of the highways are already underway.
The French are testing a dynamic weighing system for trucks and vans in the east of the country. The solution will be implemented over time
The police fined two Romanian truck drivers €26,250. The Romanians committed a total of 31 offences. Last week, the French police stopped a truck registered
IRU welcomes Russia’s move to allow women to become professional truck and bus drivers from 2021. The Russian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection has
The lack of convenient, safe and secure rest areas has become one of the key problems for truck drivers, and a major factor putting off
As a result of block checks of lorries in Tyrol, on the Austrian border, traffic on the A93 is congested. According to the police, the
First border crossing to use United Nations e-CMR digital consignment note involving the UK, France and the Netherlands
A pilot project grouping France, the Netherlands and the UK, was held in February and March involving Transports FIOLET in France, International Road Ferry in
German association BGL starts field trial to introduce TransFollow electronic freight documents. The field trial is part of the so-called AEOLIX pilot with the aim
From Wednesday, 24th April, older vehicles cannot enter Madrid. The capital of Spain is implementing a plan to improve air quality. The problem is that