Land Transport

Germany loosens border restrictions with the Czech Republic

Land Transport - 2021-04-16

Germany is no longer strictly controlling the border with the Czech Republic...

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NEE - UIRR Joint Press Statement: Rail freight standstill in the Rhine Valley

Land Transport - 2021-04-15

There have been no trains running between Kaub and Kamp-Bornhofen in the Rhine Valley railway line south of Koblenz for a month, whereas in just a single week in February there were 1,108 freight trai...

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Plus partners with IVECO to develop autonomous trucks for global deployment

Land Transport - 2021-04-13

Plus (formerly Plus...

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The DriverApp from FahrerKonzept

Land Transport - 2021-04-12

The DriverApp is an integrated and real time tool to digitalise DriverCommunication and DriverAdministration...

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How to decarbonise long-haul trucking in Germany

Land Transport - 2021-04-07

Transport & Environment published the study "How to decarbonise long-haul trucking in Germany"...

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TIR solving post-Brexit transit headaches

Land Transport - 2021-04-02

The UK government has organised a series of webinars in EU countries to raise awareness of post-Brexit trade solutions, in particular TIR...

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Two-week ‘grace period’ on COVID tests for UK-bound hauliers

Land Transport - 2021-04-02

Fines on hauliers whose drivers fail to take a COVID test when entering England from outside the UK and Ireland will not be imposed until 19 April under plans to offer a two-week grace period, Th...

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Flawed CO₂ emissions policy jeopardises commercial transport decarbonisation

Land Transport - 2021-03-31

Measuring CO2 emissions from commercial road transport only at the tailpipe, depending on the region, could double the true carbon picture in future fuel scenarios...

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ECJ makes ruling on penalties for HGV drivers who don’t provide tachograph record sheets

Land Transport - 2021-03-31

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers who don’t produce tachograph record sheets relating to the current day and the previous 28 days are subject ...

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UK announces Covid tests for inbound hauliers

Land Transport - 2021-03-30

Hauliers arriving in England from outside the UK from 6 April onwards will need to take a COVID-19 test if they are staying for more than two days, the UK government has announced, as the country bids...

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Statement on government announcement on testing for drivers and other logistics workers on arrival in the UK

Land Transport - 2021-03-29

Responding to 28 March 2021's announcement that logistics drivers, air crews and rail workers are to be tested for COVID-19 on their arrival to the UK, Sarah Laouadi, European Policy Manager ...

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UK mulls COVID-19 tests for inbound lorry drivers

Land Transport - 2021-03-25

The UK government is considering the introduction of COVID-19 tests for inbound lorry drivers amid fears that a third wave of the coronavirus is gaining momentum in mainland Europe that could cause mu...

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German railway network shrinks, demand grows, future remains unclear

Land Transport - 2021-03-22

Between 1995 and 2019, the German railway network has shrunk by 15%...

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Cross-border movement between France and Belgium by trucks weighing 44 tons

Land Transport - 2021-03-18

Following an order of the European Commission to fully transpose the directive 2015/719 modifying the weights and dimensions directive 96/53/CE, there will be a modification in the French law (code de...

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Germany extends border controls by another two weeks

Land Transport - 2021-03-18

Germany has decided to extend its strict controls at the border with the Czech Republic and the Austrian state of Tyrol by another two weeks...

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Two major road tolls in Spain to be scrapped in September

Land Transport - 2021-03-15

As of 1 September, the AP-7 from Tarragona to La Junquera and the AP-2 from Zaragoza to El Vendrel, both of which are commonly used by international hauliers, are to become free of charge...

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UK figures confirm huge post-Brexit drop in exports to EU

Land Transport - 2021-03-15

The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 12 March published official figures highlighting the extent that UK-EU trade collapsed in January, including a more than 40% drop in UK expo...

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UK delays full EU import controls to 2022

Land Transport - 2021-03-12

Logistics representatives have welcomed the UK government’s extension, announced on 11 March, of the deadline for the introduction of most checks and full customs requirement on imports to the U...

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Minister Skuodis: involvement in other Member States’ cases challenging the Mobility Package provisions is a consistent step in protecting the Lithuanian carriers’ interests

Land Transport - 2021-03-11

Commenting on the government’s decision taken on 10 March to join other countries in the EU Court of Justice proceedings against the Mobility Package regulating the carriers’ activity...

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Celebrating women working in the railway sector

Land Transport - 2021-03-09

The 8 of March is the day women are praised, their achievements are celebrated and their rights are spoken of in order to help forge a gender equal world...

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