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Call for applications for the selection of members of the sub-groups “Road markings & road signs” and “Methodology on road safety assessments & safety ratings”

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Register of Commission expert groups and other similar entities: Calls for applications

Call for applications for the selection of members of the sub-groups “Road markings & road signs” and “Methodology on road safety assessments & safety ratings”

PDF iconCall for applications

Register of Commission expert groups and other similar entities: Calls for applications

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How Electric Vehicles Are Changing Our Transport Models

The internal combustion engine has its origins in a burst of invention and innovation that began more than two centuries ago, and it still drives much of our transport. But this energy system – in cars, trucks, ships and aeroplanes – is now facing a serious rival in electric motors. And as electric vehicles become more and more widely used, they are changing the very nature of our transport models. Read more

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How Electric Scooters are changing the Traffic Rules

From an environmental point of view, electric scooters have much to recommend them: when people use them, it often means they are not driving cars. That means less pollution and less traffic on the roads. But the spread of app-rented e-scooters, zipping effortlessly through congested streets, has created a whole new set of issues for authorities. As scooter-related accidents surge, and as abandoned scooters scatter the pavements, how do you regulate these newcomers to the transport sector?

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Netherlands

The posting of workers for the Netherlands comes into force on 1st March 2020

As of March 1, 2020, there is a duty to notify for employers abroad and relevant self-employed persons from countries within the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland who have a temporary posting in the Netherlands

This applies in particular to posted professional drivers and own goods transport is also subject to the new regulation. Read more

The data behind Road Safety

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The data behind Road Safety

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Britain and Romania are at opposite geographical edges of the European Union. They are also at the farthest ends from each other in road safety. European Commission figures released earlier this year show British roads were the EU’s safest, with just 28 deaths per one million people, while Romania was the most dangerous, with a fatality rate of 96.

 

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The UICR book number 3 was handed over to the Swiss Drivers President Sepp Bamert by the UICR President Robert Kastner on the occasion of the working session in Switzerland.

This signed and the numbered book is issued by UICR for special services and services rendered. Swiss-Drivers would like to thank you for this honourably presented present.

Sepp Bamert together with the board member Claudia Klarer organized a very interesting meeting in Gadmen in the Haslital.

The Gadmerlodge team accommodated the UICR council members and the invited guests excellently and spoiled them with delicacies from the kitchen.

(to the picture from left to right: Swiss-Drivers President Sepp Bamert, board member Claudia Klarer, UICR President Robert Kastner)

 

Preventing lorries being used as weapons (‘VAWS’)

https://www.prodrivers.ie/preventing-lorries-being-used-as-weapons-vaws/

Enforcement of social rules in road transport: smart digital tachographs on EU roads since 15 June 2019

Since 15 June this year, trucks and buses registered in the EU for the first time must have a smart digital tachograph installed.

Enforcement of social rules in road transport: smart digital tachographs on EU roads since 15 June 2019

Since 15 June this year, trucks and buses registered in the EU for the first time must have a smart digital tachograph installed.