I just simply love driving trucks.
Working in global business,
it is important to have
a worldwide organization like UICR

Sanna Mikkola, Finland
UICR Global Network
Sepp Bamert, Swiss Drivers

I love to be independent,
love to be on the road and meet clients.

I'm interested to hear how drivers
live in other countries

of the future
let's build bridges

no walls

The Union Internationale des Chauffeurs Routiers (UICR) and its member associations collectively represent +- 1,800,000 Professional Drivers Worldwide.


The UICR is the largest Professional Driver association in the transport industry.


UICR has represented the interest of Professional Drivers worldwide for more than 60 years.


UICR is regarded as the ambassador of the national associations at the international level and at the same time, it is the information hub for the National Associations of the Professional Drivers.

You find more information on the activity of the UICR in our “History” page.



>Success requires education

With its comprehensive training programmes, the UICR and its Members Countries helps the international and national professional drivers and their companies to stay competitive.

The training programmes integrate best practice and comply with international industry standards to help harmonise industry professional qualification standards at a global level and are designed by industry experts.

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Pioneering efforts honoured

UICR awards the prestigious titles of “Transport company of the Year” the “Driver of the Year” and calls for the yearly “International Day for Professional Drivers”. The UICR also organizes every two years the “Professional Driver World Championship” a three-day event of safe and skillfully driving of trucks, buses and vans.

Become a UICR Member

Joining the UICR means being connected to a globally respected organisation the leader for the Professional Driver in the Transport Industry.

The different business areas present in the Transport Industry are all together in the UICR, a global organization conformed by executives and managing professionals all over the world.

Through our leadership, professionalism and friendship, working together to achieve our Vision, maximise networking opportunities and support a responsible transport industry.


The UICR Team

President  Robert Kastner Austria
Vice President  Vincenzo Iuzzolino Italy
Executive Committee  Barbara Zimmer Poland
Executive Committee  Sepp Bamert Switzerland
Executive Committee  Jussi Mikkola Finnland
Executive Committee  Walter Pisarnik Ireland
International UICR Council 
UICR General Secretariat

How to get in contact with us

The President’s Office:  Robert Kastner

Address: Liebhartsgasse 53 1160 Austria

Phone: +43 1 4805 747
Mobile: +43 664 2023 470


The Office for:

Admistration Office in Switzerland

The Professional Driver World Championship Office in Italy

The Drivers / Comapnys Award Office in Poland

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