T&E commissioned a study to monetise the external costs of trucks and to determine whether truck users are now covering a larger share of their external costs than in 2009 – when the first Are Trucks Taking Their Toll? report was published. The report finds that while there has been progress, a lot remains to be done.
This two page briefing examines the EU's proposal to revise vehicle noise standards, with T&E's suggestions for how they could be improved to better protect health.
Briefing on the EU proposal to mandate tyre labels.
Background briefing on the EC proposal for Tyres in Type-approval Requirements for the General Safety of Motor Vehicles COD 2008/100
Tyre labelling for energy-efficient and quieter road transport: Response to the consultation document to support the European Commission workshop on outline proposals for energy labelling of tyres
Response to the public consultation of the European Commission on a new Action Plan on Urban Mobility
A report into the feasibility of a European consumer tyre label for noise, rolling resistance and safety. Report by Ulf Sandberg of the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI).
Health effects, social costs and technical and policy options to reduce road and rail traffic noise. Report commissioned by T&E from CE Delft.
In this brochure, T&E sets out the problem of traffic noise and what can be gained by seriously tackling it, and recommends the best course of action for the EU to adopt in drafting a new set of tighter noise standards.