EU standards for safe and secure parking areas for trucks

Notice to Professional Drivers

One initiative has been published or updated on the European Commission’s ‘Have your say’ portal:  Safe & Secure Truck Parking Areas


The EU Commission will be making changes to the regulation that covers drivers hours and rest periods, EU 561/2006. The regulation will include the provision of safe and secure parking areas for drivers and their vehicles. This is an essential step to improve drivers’ working conditions by allowing drivers to have a secure, safe and good-quality rest while having access to a minimum level of services.


The Commission has opened a public consultation. As a professional driver is important that you have your, say on the proposed services that operators will have to provide.


The consultation process will end on the 10th of February.


This is the link to make your views known: