Posts Tagged ‘International Road Transport Union’

  • Call to decarbonise EU road transport

    on May 4, 22 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Call to decarbonise EU road transport

    Leading voices in decarbonising EU road transport are urgently calling on EU Member States and the European Parliament to agree on ambitious targets for electric recharging and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

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  • Transport organisations warn against knee-jerk reaction to Omicron

    on Dec 3, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Transport organisations warn against knee-jerk reaction to Omicron

    World leaders’ knee-jerk reactions to the Omicron variant are putting transport workers and the global supply chain at greater risk of collapse, warn international transport organisations and unions representing road, air and sea transport

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  • IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    on Nov 5, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRU members back crisis call on global supply chain disruptions

    Member associations of the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the world road transport organisation, have voted for an emergency call to governments on dealing with current global supply chain disruptions

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  • IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has warned that the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, will fail to achieve 2050 carbon neutrality targets as it is based on a distorted tank-to-wheel approach that only measures CO2 emissions at the vehicle tailpipe

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  • IRU calls for governments to support transport sector worldwide

    on Dec 7, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRU calls for governments to support transport sector worldwide

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling on governments worldwide to help the sector in three particularly crucial areas: cash grants to address liquidity, insurance premium flexibility, and waiving taxes and charges

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  • Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    on May 27, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Germany votes to extend clean truck road user charge exemption

    The German Parliament has voted to extend the existing exemption from road usercharges for clean trucks, powered by CNG, LNG and electricity, until

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  • IRU calls for measures to tackle labour shortages

    on Sep 23, 19 • in European News • with Comments Off on IRU calls for measures to tackle labour shortages

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling on policy makers to implement measures that will improve skills matching and tackle the worrying trend of labour shortages across the continent

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  • IRU sets future direction for road transport

    on Sep 16, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRU sets future direction for road transport

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has taken the lead in setting the global road transport agenda, by publishing a manifesto that calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road transport in driving economic prosperity. 

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  • IRU leads discussions on the future of automated road freight transport

    on Apr 14, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRU leads discussions on the future of automated road freight transport

    Automation technologies and their potential to transform the road freight transport business were explored in a session jointly organised by the International Road Transport (IRU) and Volvo at the European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD 2019), the flagship event on automation in the

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  • IRU warns on driver shortage

    on Mar 21, 19 • in European News • with Comments Off on IRU warns on driver shortage

    The European road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, a new report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has found

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  • IRU proposes driving and rest time road map

    on Feb 5, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU proposes driving and rest time road map

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has recommended that transport operators should have the flexibility to organise driving and rest time hours over a four-week reference period, and proposed exceptions for coach tourism and improved conditions for drivers

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  • I_HeERO project shows the road safety application of e-CMR

    on Jan 9, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on I_HeERO project shows the road safety application of e-CMR

    While digital transport documents, such as e-CMR, hold the promise of improving efficiency of logistics chains, they are also becoming a key element in improving road safety

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