Europe

Brexit talks could stall over commercial vehicles’ EU access

It is reported that the EU is reluctant to agree to British demands for UK truckers to be able to work extensively across the bloc once the transition period ends in December.

Leaked post-Brexit document should be made public

The report outlines a worst case scenario, regardless of whether Boris Johnson secures a free trade agreement with Brussels.

Better working conditions for truck drivers? The reality

New EU rules on road transport aim to create better working conditions for truck drivers and ensure fair competition within the trucking industry. That all sounds great in theory, but what about the reality?

EU trucking market set for €63 billion coronavirus loss

A new report suggests that revenue from road freight in Europe could drop by as much as €63 billion in 2020 as a result of the impact of coronavirus.

EU trucking reforms signed off with no amendments

Updates to EU trucking rules have been signed off by members of the European Parliament without the proposed amendments. A number of central and eastern European countries had been pushing for amendments to the reform package, but their pleas have been rejected.

EU sets up ‘green lanes’ to ease freight congestion during coronavirus

The European Commission has issued instructions on how to reduce bottlenecks at border crossings, deploying new ‘green lanes’ designed to keep road freight moving during the coronavirus outbreak.

Europe’s longest (and most controversial) bridge

What is it with world leaders and trucks? If it’s not President Trump pretending to drive a truck on the White House lawn, it’s President Putin leading a convoy of trucks over a new bridge linking Russia to the Crimean peninsula.